Sunday Classic / 3 Reasons Fly Fisherman Should Consider Wearing A Long-Bill Hat

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When I look at a long-bill hat, images of Ernest Hemingway, swinging wet flies on one of his favorite trout waters pops into my head. Next, I see the silhouette of the legendary fly fisherman and guide, Flip Pallot, with his masculine beard protruding beneath...



Saturday Shoutout / Wade Andros

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Great shallow water bonefishing on South Andros in the Bahamas. South Andros is my favorite place on Earth. There’s a shocker! One of the things I love about it is all of the great wade fishing opportunities. There’s nothing like stalking bonefish in shallow water, catching...



Setting up Skagit Heads and Other Spey Lines: Video

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If you are just getting started in two-hand fly casting, you may be confused about how to set up the lines. Spey lines are intimidating to the uninitiated with their many parts, options and loop to loop connections but there’s no need for alarm. Spey lines,...



Why Gink And Gasoline?

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I get that question all the time, it’s time I answered it. When my buddy Kent and I started Gink and Gasoline we were driving all   over the country chasing fish on the fly. Things were simpler then and a hell of a lot of...



A Powerful Fly Cast Is All In The Thumb

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PICTURE YOURSELF GRASPING A BROOMSTICK AND DRIVING IN A TACK WITH YOUR THUMB. I get the opportunity to work with a lot of anglers who are making the transition from freshwater fly fishing to saltwater. Not surprisingly, most of them struggle with generating the casting power...