The Big C

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IT DOESN'T MATTER HOW MANY TIMES YOU SAY IT IN YOUR HEAD, THE FIRST TIME YOU HEAR A DOCTOR SAY THE WORD CANCER, IT'S LIKE GETTING KICKED IN THE NUTS. The room is bright and cheery with yellow walls. Ironically, a wall of windows facing east...

Sunday Classic / Don’t Let Yourself Get Numb to the Reward

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Is that cookie cutter rainbow trout making you feel numb inside? Are you losing the feeling of reward lately on the water? Two decades have passed since I caught my first trout on a fly rod, and even with all those years that have gone by,...

Saturday Shoutout / The Fishing Poet

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By Carter Lyles MATT SMYTHE IS JUST AS GOOD A WRITER AS HE IS KNOWLEDGEABLE OF FLY-FISHING, AND HIS FLY-FISHING BLOG IS KILLER. Matt grew up fly-fishing and took up his passion in writing as a freelance writer. I gave Matt a call the other week and...

What This Graph Means For Fly Fishing

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By Carter Lyles FOR THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN WHERE FLY-FISHING IS GOING AND ANY OTHER TOPIC, A GOOD PLACE TO LOOK IS GOOGLE TRENDS. For the folks not familiar with Google Trends here is how it works: Type in a subject Google displays a graph of how many...

Simms Freestone Waders, Simms Quality At An Amazing Price

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THIS IS A GAME CHANGER. One of the most exciting new products at the IFTD show this year were the new Simms Freestone Waders. Simms took home the best in show honors for both men's and women's waders this year. Only two of the seven honers...