The Christmas Tree Fly

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It's Christmas Eve. The stockings are hung, the children nestled in their beds, bikes and doll houses are assembled, gifts are wrapped, turkeys are stuffed, credit cards are maxed, and still, you have found a few minutes to look at Gink and Gasoline. God bless...



Ronnie Hall’s Floating Baetis Nymph

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When it's time to get technical, he's your man. Ronnie's flies have been honed from decades of guiding. They are as elegant as they are effective. Beautifully proportioned and deadly simple, with carefully chosen materials. Watch the video to see Ronnie tie the Floating Baetis Nymph...



Getting Sharper Photos In Low Light

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It’s no coincidence that when the light gets pretty, it also gets lower. That is to say that like low water, there just isn’t much of it. Those early morning and late evening shots are beautiful but challenging. Low light means slow shutter speeds and,...



Sunday Classic / Summer’s Over

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In August of 2010, at he end of a hectic and exhausting summer, I found myself in western Alaska for a week at the Alaska West Lodge. Frankly I was a little burned out. The weather, which can be a formidable challenge in Alaska, complicated...



Saltwater Dos and Don’ts

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THREE GREAT SALTWATER ARTICLES THIS WEEK. Anglers Tonic talks with Flats God and possibly the nicest guy in fly fishing, Chico Fernandez about Fly Fishing for Permit. This is a must read!...