From the Vice: December 2017

It’s hard to believe that we’ve hit the end of 2017! This has probably been my least active month at the vice this fall, but I had some fun doing some experimenting.

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Friday Five: 12/22/2017


Just a few of my favorite ornaments on the tree: a carp, Father Christmas, and a jumping trout.

Did you ever finish that Christmas shopping? Congratulations – we knew you could do it! If you need some last minute gifts, your local fly shop is always a great place to check out (our are TCO State College, Flyfisher’s Paradise, and The Feathered Hook if you’re near Coburn). This week we have some podcasts, two tying videos, and some tips on how to choose nymphs.

Enjoy the selection this week, and have a Merry Christmas and happy holiday season!

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Friday Five: 12/15/2017

Snow arrived yesterday and gave us a foretaste of a white Christmas. The temps have been cold, but it’s good to be living in a place where you can fish year-round. This morning is another cold one here in central Pennsylvania, which makes grabbing that hot cup of coffee all the more enjoyable.

We have a video and four articles for you today, ranging from the growing number of women in fly fishing (which is great!) to cleaning your tying desk to treating hypothermia. Enjoy!

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Friday Five: 12/1/2017


Tree stand coffee always tastes better.

Maybe you’re taking your coffee in the tree stand this morning, or maybe it’s in your usual comfortable chair at home. Either way, we have some good selections for you to enjoy this week. Pour yourself a full cup, sit back, and enjoy!*

*but if you’re in a tree stand or in the woods, enjoy the coffee and save this for later!

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