Aotearoa Angling Etiquette (Or, how not to be a dick in New Zealand)

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By Chris Dore Angling ethics and on-stream behaviour are a big deal here in NZ due to the unique qualities of our fishery. Gin clear water hosting sometimes less than several fish per mile mean that if you walk past, there’s a good chance they will...



The Permit Story

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By Louis Cahill Stop me if you’ve heard this one, and if you’ve spent any time fly fishing salt water, you have. I was talking with my buddy Bruce Chard yesterday. Thank God for living vicariously through my friends! Since I’ve been dealing with multiple eye surgeries,...



Flynn’s Stonefly Nymph: Video

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I HAVE SAID ON MANY OCCASIONS THAT, I DON'T CARE TO LIVE IN A WORLD WHERE TROUT DON'T EAT STONEFLIES. My good friend Dan Flynn shares my obsession with the noblest of insects. Dan is a great tyer with an impressive repertoire of classic patterns. I...



Orvis H3 Artist Series: Video

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These limited edition Helios 3 fly rods are literally works of art. This is one of the coolest things I’ve seen from a fly rod manufacturer. Each of these limited edition H3 fly rods sports a grip that artist and Orvis endorsed guide Tim Johnson...



Unhook Thyself! Safe, Painless Hook Removal

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IF YOU'VE BEEN THINKING, "I LOVE GINK AND GASOLINE BUT I WISH IT COULD BE MORE LIKE JACKASS", THEN TODAY IS THE DAY YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE! There are two kinds of fishermen. The ones who have hooked themselves and the ones who are about to....