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Fly Tying Patterns Montgomery AL

Local resource for fly tying patterns in Montgomery. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to bait and tackle shops, fly fishing stores, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing guides as well as advice and content on fly fishing products and services.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(334) 277-8180
7861 Eastchase Parkway
Montgomery, AL
 
Sports Authority
(334) 395-8116
2424 Eastern Boulevard
Montgomery, AL
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Academy
(334) 290-6600
1557 Cotton Exchange
Prattville, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(256) 922-9912
West Side Shopping Center
Huntsville, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(334) 749-8123
2718 Enterprise Drive
Opelika, AL
 
Academy
(334) 215-2800
8610 Eastchase Parkway
Montgomery, AL
 
Coosa River Adventures
(334) 514-0279
415 Company St
Wetumpka, AL
 
Bass Pro Sports
(334) 290-6400
2553 Rocky Mount Rd
Prattville, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pmSun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Dick's Sporting Goods
(256) 760-4211
Cox Creek Plaza
Florence, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(256) 831-7739
1500 Oxford Exchange
Oxford, AL
 

Improved Clinch Knot

Fly Fishing Knots - The Improved Clinch Knot is probably the most popular knot used to attach a light tippet to small flies of size 18 and larger. This knot is the same as the clinch knot only it adds one more step at the end.

Steps to tie the Improved Clinch Knot:


1.Take the tag end and pass it through the eye of your hook, allowing at least 3 inches of tag beyond the eye. Wrap the tag end six or seven times around the line toward your leader.
2.Next, run the tag end through the first loop above the eye, then over the coils and through the large loop you just created.
3.Moisten the knot area with either saliva or with water from the stream. Grab the tag end and the line going to your rod and pull simultaneously, forcing the coils to form a tight spiral. Once tight, slide the tightened coils against the eye of the hook with your fingernail and assure the coils are in a uniform spiral, not overlapping each other. Clip the tag end.

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