Use Side Pressure To Avoid Breaking Off On Snags

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You've got a big fish on and it's making a screaming run straight for a big snag on the far bank. What should you do to decrease your chances of breaking off? Your best bet is to apply low side pressure with your rod while keeping...



Kiss the Bank with Your Terrestrials

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One of the best times of the year to catch big brown trout is during the summer months.   When the terrestrial bite is in full swing, brown trout will often tuck up under overhanging foliage super tight to the banks. Often they'll be in less than...



Sunday’s Classic / DIY – Kids Puffer Balls for Fly Tying

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I've been tying San Juan Worm patterns for a few years now with Spirit River's Squirmy Wormies, and fish love them because of the life-like movement the material has in the water. That being said, I've had problems finding certain colors like fluorescent pink, chartreuse,...



Saturday Shoutout / Yellow Dog Talks Packing Carry-On Luggage, The Limp Cobra talks E -merg- R

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At some point, whether it's around the corner or several months out, we're all going to eventually board an airplane so we can travel to an exciting fly fishing destination of our dreams. With the airline companies constantly changing the rules from year to year...



Fly Fishing: The Woolly Bugger Isn’t all that, Or is it?

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This isn't Montana, Your Not Norman Maclean, and the Woolly Bugger isn't all that. This was a bumper sticker a guide buddy of mine had printed up a few years back. It was prominently displayed for his clients to read when they pulled up to greet...