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Fly Tying Patterns Scranton PA

Local resource for fly tying patterns in Scranton. 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
(570) 963-1550
Dickson City Crossings
Dickson City, PA
 
Pilgrimage Supply
(570) 586-3394
1362 Fords Pond Rd
Clarks Summit, PA
 
Country Ski & Sports
(570) 824-0541
Rt 309 at Blackman St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(215) 637-3230
Franklin Mills Mall
Philadelphia, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(610) 373-7366
Broadcasting Shopping Center
Reading, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(570) 823-8288
Arena Hub Plaza
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
Outdoor Sports Shop
(570) 222-2501
467 Route 247
Greenfield Township, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(570) 963-1550
Dickson City Crossings
Dickson City, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(215) 657-8977
The Plaza at Willow Grove Park
Willow Grove, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(215) 946-8750
Court at Oxford Valley
Fairless Hills, PA
 

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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