Top 10 Trout Flies For The American West

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I HAD A CLIENT COME INTO THE STORE THE OTHER DAY ASKING ME TO SET HIM UP WITH THE BEST PATTERNS FOR FISHING THE WEST. He was planning on traveling around Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana this summer and his goal was to put together a...



Outboard Jet Boating 101- Safety & Maintenance

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By Kent Klewein Every year I see more and more outboard jet boats on the water. I can't say it really surprises me though, I totally get why anglers are drawn to them. In my opinion, jet sleds are one of the coolest boats anyone can drive...



Reece’s North Park Nasty

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By Bob Reece Terrestrial season is a high point in my angling year. Some of the fisheries that I frequent require highly accurate imitations to achieve ultimate success. Others do not. For those bodies of water I created my North Park Nasty. The marriage of...



The Incredible Exploding Line Holder

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Is a fly reel more than a line holder? I’m sure you’ve heard the old adage, “A fly tell is just a line holder.” I have certainly heard it plenty, and I have a visceral reaction, similar to nails on a chalk board, every time. It...



Sunday Classic / Tenkara, the new Bamboo

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A GUEST POST BY TIM HARRIS OF NORTHWEST-TENKARA.COM Fly fishing began in both the west and east with a long supple rod, a fixed line, a leader and a fly. This is how Dame Juliana Berners, Issac Walton and Japanese commercial fisherman fished. Time went by and...