Getting the Hero Shot When You’re fishing Solo

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"HOW DO PHOTOGRAPH MY FISH WHEN I'M BY MYSELF?" I get this question all the time and I wince every time because I know there are many guys doing great harm to fish in an effort to capture the moment. I know because I was once...



Sunday Classic / Facebook, A Matter of Life and Death

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Just What the Doctor Ordered Photo by Louis Cahill "Gone Fishing! Great way to start the New Year with a little father / son outing." That's what Harry Murray's Facebook status read on New Year's day. I was thrilled, and confused. You see, I had heard through...



Saturday Shoutout / Fishing Poet, The Things We Carry

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MATT SMYTHE, AKA, THE FISHING POET HAS BEEN ON A BIT OF A SABBATICAL. He's back now. With this beautiful, introspective essay written on a receipt trip to the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. Matt's ride in the De Haviland Otter takes him not only the...



4 Flats Accessories From Simms That I Can’t Live Without.

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When you set off on a trip to an exotic location for a little flats fishing it’s important to have the gear you need. Islands known for great saltwater fly fishing aren’t usually known for having great fly shops. It’s often a major ordeal just...



3 Tips For Fly Fishing Kung Fu

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WE ALL KNOW THE CHINESE PHRASE KUNG FU, BUT FEW OF US KNOW IT'S TRANSLATION. KUNG = ENERGY AND FU = TIME. TO PUT ENERGY INTO ANYTHING OVER TIME IS TO DEVELOP KUNG FU. I love to teach fly fishing. I do it every chance I...