CE Tech Innovations Pedestal Base

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By Bob Reece A firm foundation for your vise is critical to the success of your fly tying efforts.  This is especially true for tiers who use pedestal bases.  For years I have searched for one that gave my vise true stability.  I finally found one that...



What Cataracts Have Taught Me About Seeing Fish

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There’s more to spotting fish than having good eyes, so don't assume you can't see them. I’m used to being told I have good eyes. Among anglers, that means the ability to spot fish. In truth, I have never had good eyes. I’ve worn glasses my...



Sunday Classic / Get A Better Grip On The Spey Rod

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ALL FLY CASTING IS ABOUT CONTROL AND TIMING, NOT POWER. This is never more true than in Spey casting. Perhaps because there are more moving parts to a Spey cast, rod and line control are crucial. This is especially challenging for the beginner whose muscle memory...



Saturday Shoutout / Yin and Yang in New Zealand

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Every day on the water is a new beginning. If you fly fish for any time at all, you’ll quickly realize that it’s Mother Nature’s show and we are all just day players. There are lessons around every corner and some of them are in humility....



Quiet Fly Line Pickup, 2 ways: Video

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By Louis Cahill Here are two ways to pick up your fly line and make a cast without spooking fish. Quiet line pickup is an important skill for fly anglers after any species, but it’s never more important than when bonefishing. Their spooky nature may be the...