Guide’s Eyes

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By Jesse Lowry Seeing bonefish can be a tall order for first-time flats fishermen, even those with well trained trout eyes. First off, there can be a lot of water to cover and you don’t have the benefits you generally would on a trout stream;...



Sunday Classic / When Is a Pizza Not a Pizza?

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Q: WHEN IS A SLICE OF PIZZA NOT A SLICE OF PIZZA? A: WHEN IT'S A RISING TROUT! I got this surreal photo via text from my buddy Rob Parkins (Photographer, Fly Tyer, Fishing Guide in Victor ID). It may be my favorite fly fishing photo ever....



Saturday Shoutout / Fish Reflexes

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Some interesting science from the folks at Keep ‘Em Wet. If, like most fly anglers, you’re interested in catch-and-release fishing this study offers some new tools for assuring the survival of the fish you release. The flow chart outlines four simple tests any angler can perform...



Build Your Own Fly Rod: DIY Video 7

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THAT NEW DIY FLY ROD IS JUST ABOUT READY TO FISH. In this, the last video of the series, Matt Draft, of Proof Fly Fishing, shows you how to fix some common problems that happen when building a rod. These helpful techniques will ensure that your...



How To Catch A Trophy Brown Trout

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by Jason Tucker I'll never forget my first brown trout over 20 inches. It was about 1:30 am after a very long float down a tiny stream. It had been a slow night with only a couple half-hearted tugs on our mouse imitations. We got down to...