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Fly Tying Patterns West Chester PA

Local resource for fly tying patterns in West Chester. 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
(610) 518-5200
Brandywine Square Shopping Center
Downingtown, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(610) 409-9790
Providence Town Center
Collegeville, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 738-8322
Christiana Center
Newark, DE
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(610) 363-8432
283 Main Street
Exton, PA
Hours
9:30AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(610) 565-9360
1067 W. Baltimore Pike
Media, PA
Hours
10:00AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 477-9577
Brandywine Towne Center
Wilmington, DE
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(610) 323-7100
Coventry Mall
Pottstown, PA
 
Sports Authority
(610) 594-9368
107 Swedesford Road
Exton, PA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Eastern Mountain Sports
(610) 363-7881
289 Main Street
Exton, PA
 
Alan`s Bicycles
(302) 478-0990
4723 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
 

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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