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...

Weather Dictates When and How I Fish My Terrestrials

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Every year, I'm asked by clients, when is the best time for them to come up and experience the terrestrial bite? For years, I kept a terrestrial fishing journal to help me better serve my clients. The journal documented the arrival times of specific terrestrials...

In The Dark of Night

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By Johnny Spillane SOME OF THE MOST FUN I HAVE EVER HAD FISHING HAS BEEN AFTER THE SUN GOES DOWN. THE BIGGEST FISH IN THE RIVER COME OUT AFTER DARK AND THERE ARE SOME REALLY FUN WAYS TO FISH FOR THEM. If you are anywhere there is...