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...

Why Don’t Saltwater Anglers Use Nets?

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It is just some kind of macho thing? That's a question I got from a reader a while back. It's a good question and it raises an even better question. As saltwater anglers, should we use a net? First off, it's not accurate to say...

lightspeed

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By Mark Greer Yesterday I mailed in the warranty card for a Lamson LightSpeed reel. Nothing significant about that. It happens all the time. The funny thing is, that warranty card had sat in the box it came in since late 2005. I knew about the...

Trout Fishing and the Full Moon

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The days can be slow, but the nights can be epic. I got an email from a reader the other day asking me to solve a fly fishing dilemma. He and a friend had fished hard the day before and caught very few trout. It...

Sunday Classic / The “Shake and Bake” Method of Fly Dressing

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Will Sands shows me how he dresses his fly. "it's like frying chicken" he tells me. I love that, the guy from Colorado telling the boy from Georgia about frying chicken. I'll admit that I was skeptical at first but Will's "Shake and Bake" method really...