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Welcome to Thoughts on the Fly, our fly tying blog! With stories and lessons from the fly tying bench, the river, and sometimes from life, we provide a little something for everyone. We're proud to present fly pattern instructions, fly tying tips and advice, vise, tool and materials reviews, and entertaining fly fishing stories from our community of expert fly tyers.