Spey Casting, The Sweep

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Tired, lost, in a funk, something amiss about your spey cast? When my fishing is dissolving into a casting malfunction and in frustration an early start to cocktail hour seems like a good idea; I just tell myself, lift, sweep, set, circle up and pull...

Pothole Fish With John I Missed

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By Dan Frasier IN SOME WAYS IT WAS THE SECOND DAY OF MY FOUR-DAY TRIP TO THE COLUMBIA RIVER. In a more meaningful way, this was early on day one. My first day in Portland was spent doing one of those things that seemed worthwhile at the...

The Orvis Helios 2 One Piece, Not What I Expected

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The Helios 2 is one of my favorite rods of the last few years. I fish the H-2 in a couple of different weights, for a couple of different types of fly fishing. The 9' 4 weight has become my go-to dry fly rod and all-around...

Saturday Shoutout / Fly Fishing Argentina UFC 187

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TO QUOTE MONTY PYTHON, NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT. Two seemingly unrelated topics, brought together by Gink and Gasoline. First enjoy this great video on Fly Fishing Argentina by Pablo Saracco. You'll see some of the rivers that have made Argentine Patagonia a world famous fly...

Tight Line Presentation Video

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In fly fishing slack is always a bad thing. One of the most common mistakes I see anglers make, when flats fishing, is presenting the fly with slack in the system. If your fly doesn't have a lifelike look, it's just another piece of trash to...