New Orvis Pro Boots: Video

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A new wading boot from Orvis offers performance features to athletic anglers. “We are starting to look at some anglers as athletes,” Tom Rosenbauer tells me. That’s reflected in design and materials in the new Orvis Pro Boot. The rubber sole, developed in cooperation with Michelin, have...



Little Things Matter: Tippet Spools

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By Bob Reece I’m a huge believer in the fact that little things matter.  I believe this holds true in all aspects of life, including the world of fly fishing.  In the tackle setups that we as fly fishers use, our tippet is often one of those...



Trout Deformities

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Some creepy trout for Halloween. I spotted this little guy in a hatchery supported stream in North Carolina and fished to him until I caught him so I could get a photo. While not common exactly, deformities like this are not unusual in either hatcheries or in...



Alice’s Angle: November

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By:Alice Tesar A couple of tips for successful fishing in November. A frequent customer stopped into the fly shop early September announcing that he had been greatly enjoying “Adult Summer.” Adult Summer is more commonly referred to as the nation’s fall season. Children are back in school...



The Tao of Permit

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By Louis Cahill What does it take to be a good permit angler? At the park it was a beautiful day. Three days in a row I had taken my nine weight Helios 3, my snow saucer and my dog down the hill to the long promenade...