The Salt Water Quick Cast

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One of the most crucial skills in salt water fly fishing is shooting line. Everything happens quickly on the flats and the angler who can put his fly on a fish sixty feet from the boat with only two false casts will have a distinct advantage. It's...



The River Is Full Of Want

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By Louis Cahill "I DON'T DESERVE THAT FISH. I DON'T DESERVE THIS DAY ON THIS BEAUTIFUL RIVER. I DON'T DESERVE TO FISH WITH THESE GOOD MEN." I wade out into the rushing water of the Dean, farther than I should. The cold of the water grabs me...



Catching Big Trout Sometimes Takes Multiple Attempts

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Several times this past year guiding, my clients would miss a big fish opportunity during our fishing trip. Sometimes it would be because of a poor hook set, other times, it was completely out of their control by last second refusals or turn offs from the...



Rosa Parks Fished Streamers

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Stand up with me here streamer guys, you know what I'm talking about! First of all I am in no way making light of Ms. Parks courageous acts or life of service. She is on my list of personal heroes and that list is pretty damn...



Getting a Grip on Spey Casting

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I love casting mono running line on my Spey rods. At present, I'm using Rio Slick Shooter. It lives up to the name. I saw a big improvement in my distance when I made the switch. It casts like a dream and fishes well but the...