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Why You Should Come to Vise Night – Top Three Thursday October 18, 2018 – Posted in: Top 3 Thursday

Why should you come to Vedavoo Vise Night? After taking the summer (and early fall) off to fish and to travel, we’re getting back to our regular fly tying nights at the Vedavoo Workshop. If you live anywhere near central Massachussetts, you ought to make an effort to get over here to check out Vise Night. Want a few reasons why you should join us? Here are the top three reasons why you should come to…

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Nice Mice! – Top Three Thursday August 16, 2018 – Posted in: Top 3 Thursday

What are the three best mouse patterns for fly fishing? Using mice can be one of the most exciting experiences in fly fishing. Bass, musky, and trout go nuts for these fuzzy little critters once the lights go out. Here are our three of our favorites. What would your top three be? Master Splinter Cermele’s Master Splinter is the pattern to use if you’re a fly tyer. It is simple, quick, and incredibly effective. The thick mat…

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Cayo Cruz // Cuba 2018 August 5, 2018 – Posted in: Adventure

A fresh glass of Ron Cubáy (on the rocks) arrives at my table in the open air villa.  My second tonight.  It’s richer and sweeter than any rum I’ve ever tasted.  I’ve only been here one day, and already my new friends behind the bar know my appreciation for this dark Cuban spirit.  I light the most aromatic cigar I’ve ever had, and set to work.  On the vise tonight – the Avalon Fly. I’d…

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Must Have Thread Colors – Top Three Thursday July 26, 2018 – Posted in: Top 3 Thursday

What are the three must have thread colors for fly tying? Sure, thread isn’t that expensive. There really isn’t any reason why a tyer should only have three different thread colors. However, if you’re tying a lot or are just getting into tying flies, there are some core color choices. Here are our top three choices for fly tying thread colors. What would your top three be? Olive – If you only had one thread color for fly…

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VEDAVOO VISE: Tying Community Together March 27, 2018 – Posted in: Vedavoo

It the short history of VEDAVOO VISE, the monthly fly tying event at the Vedavoo workshop, we’ve seen the creation of some impressive flies. Seasoned tiers have produced microscopic midges, cutting-edge saltwater patterns, and intricately articulated streamers. Plus, someone tied a fly that lights up. And another guy wove mop material. And a few people have tied their very first flies. Behind the bobbins and scissors, people are getting to know each other. Plans are…

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