Reece’s Beefcake Beetle

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By Bob Reece Beetles are abundant in the riparian environments that surround many of the waters that trout inhabit. Though their size range varies drastically, their appeal to trout in those areas is consistent. On water where trout frequently see hopper patterns, a properly presented beetle...

5 Flies For Labrador

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By Jason Tucker Having recently returned from Labrador, I got to try a lot of different tactics, techniques and flies. It's the benefit of being able to fish all day, every day, for a week. We fished everything from dry flies to streamers to nymphs. Labrador had...

Sunday Classic / Camera Care in Saltwater

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My cameras take a beating. On a trip to the Deschutes I dunked my Nikon D300s so badly that when I took the lens off, water poured out of the body. I was sure it was done but I pulled the battery out and set...

Saturday Shoutout / Hex Season

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An interesting bit of perspective, history and, well…argument on some of Michigan’s most famous trout waters. Interesting in trout fishing the holy waters of Michigan? How about boat choice and guide politics? It seems like any more you can’t pick up a fly rod without someone...

RIO Gets Big, Nasty and Salty: Video

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RIO swept the IFTD awards in the fly line category this year. A pretty impressive showing, considering they won for every product they entered. Two of the awesome products on the awards list are the Big Nasty fly line, designed to turn over the heaviest of...