Fight the urge….

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By Jesse Lowry I grew up with a bait caster in my hand, fishing for bass with my dad since I was knee-high to a grasshopper. Even after I started fly fishing for trout in my teens, I never really crossed bass fishing with fly fishing, save...



Don’t Keep Staring in One Place if You’re Seeing Nada

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My recent trip to the Bahamas, fly fishing for bonefish, I got a chance to work out a bunch of kinks in my flats fishing. From the help of my buddies, the helpful staff on hand and the fantastic bahamian guides, I eventually got to the...



Renzetti 2300 Traveler Vise Review

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By Bob Reece The Renzetti 2300 Series Traveler Vise is a serious upgrade. Years ago I was blessed to receive a phone call form an elderly lady in my community.  She knew that I was a young fly tier and fisher.  Her husband had passed away several...



Atonement 

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By Louis Cahill The following was written for, and originally published in, Southern Culture on the Fly. It was the mid of summer, and the old people said they could not remember one hotter. The man’s work was hard and honest. He toiled like a revenant with...



Sunday Classic / For Steelhead, The Swing Is The Thing…Or Is It?

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WHEN SWINGING FLIES FOR STEELHEAD, HOW IMPORTANT IS MANAGING THAT SWING? It seems like a simple question. I know how I feel about it, but when you start talking to folks about it you get surprisingly different opinions. I've been told it doesn't matter and I've...