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Fly Tying Patterns Rochester NY

Local resource for fly tying patterns in Rochester. 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.

University of Rochester Soccer School
(585) 276-5105
460 Oak Street
Rochester, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 227-3730
Greece Ridge Center
Rochester, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 223-1530
Cobblestone Court
Victor, NY
 
Erie Canal Boat Company, Inc.
(585) 748-2628
61 Sturbridge Lane
Pittsford, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 227-3730
Greece Ridge Center
Rochester, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 697-7400
Marketplace Mall
Rochester, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 872-1080
1062 Ridge Road
Webster, NY
 
BayCreek Paddling Center
(585) 288-2830
1099 Empire Blvd
Rochester, NY
 
Braddock Bay Paddlesports
(585) 392-2628
416 Manitou Road
Hilton, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(315) 258-3750
1620 Clark Street Road
Auburn, NY
 

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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