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Fly Tying Patterns Wilmington NC

Local resource for fly tying patterns in Wilmington. 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
(910) 793-1904
816 South College Road
Wilmington, NC
 
Salt Marsh Kayak Co.
(910) 509-2989
222 Old Causeway Drive
Wrightsville Beach, NC
 
Kayak Carolina
(910) 458-9111
514 Dow Road
Carolina Beach, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 598-2577
Northlake Mall
Charlotte, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(828) 299-0077
107 A River Hills Rd
Asheville, NC
 
Cape Fear Kayaks
(910) 798-9922
435 Eastwood Road
Wilmington, NC
 
Evolution Kayaks
(910) 392-1089
2616 Hargate Ct
Wilmington, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(336) 856-8875
Wendover Plaza
Greensboro, NC
 
Golden Touch Soccer Camps
3037 11Th Ave Dr; Ne
Conover, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 841-3959
Sycamore Commons
Matthews, NC
 

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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