New Simms G-3 Technical Jacket: Video

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The most popular piece of outerwear in fly fishing just got better. The Simms G-3 jacket is a workhorse and almost a uniform for fly fishing guides everywhere. There’s a good reason for that. These jackets not only perform, they last. Any one who fishes knows...



Fly Feature: Stealth Bomber

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By Justin Pickett IT DIVES AND IT GURGLES. IT SPUTTERS AND IT BUBBLES. AND IT JUST PLAIN CATCHES FISH! The Stealth Bomber is by far my number one topwater fly pattern for warm water species. Whether I’m after smallmouth or largemouth bass, or targeting bluegill, it’s always...



Streamers Aren’t Just For Big Water

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FLY FISHING TO PICKY EDUCATED TROUT THAT GET POUNDED DAILY BY FLY ANGLERS, CAN GET MANY OF US FLUSTERED AT TIMES. It's easy to find ourselves following everyone else's lead on the water when it comes to pattern choice. Blue ribbon trout streams in Colorado come...



Reece’s 307

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By Bob Reece Change can be challenging. It can also be highly productive. Through its simple construction and subtle adjustment of beads, Reece’s 307 avoids the strife while providing productivity. My design for this pattern was to create a buggy and durable alternative to...



The Virtues of the Single Spey

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The Single Spey is one of the most efficient, and most overlooked, casts for the two-hand fly rod. Like a lot of anglers who picked up the spey rod to target steelhead, much of my early fishing focused on Skagit techniques. I spent my time perfecting...