Catch-and-Release Practices for Small Fish

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Handle the little guys with care if you want to catch them when they are big. Catch-and-release practices among fly anglers are probably the best they have ever been. In part due to social media and the popularity of ideas like, “Keep ‘Em Wet.” More times...



Sunday Classic / The Fight Isn’t Over When You Get a Tarpon Boat-Side

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Catching a tarpon on the fly is a feat most fly fishers dream about but never experience. Some fly anglers get lucky right out the gates, but for most of us, catching one of these beasts on the fly often takes several trips to accomplish....



Keep Your Rod Tip Off the Water for Longer Drag-Free Drifts

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Are you finding yourself struggling to get long drag-free drifts on the water? If the answer is yes, you may be holding your rod tip too close to the water during your drifts. When your rod tip is positioned too low, you're putting unnecessary fly line...



The Mental Game of Permit and Steelhead Fishing

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By Tucker Ladd I will be the first to admit it — I have a permit fishing problem. While that is a hard enough itch to scratch, living in the urban wilderness of Denver, CO, I have also developed a bit of a steelhead fishing...



Sunday Classic / Treat your sunglasses as though your vision depends upon them

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YOUR ROD, REEL AND LINE MAY BE THE ONLY PIECES OF GEAR MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOUR SUNGLASSES. On most days I'd rather have the wrong fly than the wrong glasses. They are not only crucial for sight fishing and reading water but make wading safer and...