In the Orvis Flow Hemo, old-school reliability meets an innovative new design of the angler’s classic fly-fishing hemostat, a must-have tool. We started with a lever-action carabiner on the handle, which requires just a single upward or downward motion to clip/unclip from any attachment point. The finger holes came next, now double cased in a comfy, grippy coating and oversized to accommodate gloved or larger hands. The small leverage extension grip off the larger hole also offers ample finger space to really lean into the tool and makes crimping stubborn barbs much easier. Once gripped, a mitten clamp makes unlocking or locking the jaws easy—just squeeze. The business end of the jaws even features scissor blades for trimming tippet or for on-the-water fly modifications.