The Good Old Days Are Back

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By Louis Cahill I thought maybe you could use a little good news for Christmas. Fly anglers have become pretty used to bad news where fisheries and conservation are concerned. It seems everywhere you look fisheries are in decline. From steelhead rivers in the Pacific North West...



12 Tips For Hike-In Fly-Fishing

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By Louis Cahill Every angler knows that the further you walk, the better the fishing. Keep that in mind when I tell you, I recently had some of the best trout fishing of my life in the Andes mountains of Patagonia. That should give you some idea...



Sunday Classic / What The Little Fish Are Saying

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This post has a soundtrack. Take a second to start the video below. MAYBE YOUR STATURE AS A FLY FISHERMAN ISN'T DETERMINED BY HOW BIG A TROUT YOU CAN CATCH, BUT BY HOW SMALL A TROUT YOU CAN CATCH WITHOUT BEING DISAPPOINTED. — JOHN GIERACH Like it...



Saturday Shoutout / Wandering Blue Lines

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Visions of fish and fly, carved in wood and cast on paper. Tyler Hackett, of Wandering Blue Lines, is a unique artist in the genre of fly-fishing-art. His bold designs are created using the classic art of wood cut. Tyler draws his art backwards, then carves...



The Teardrop Cast

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By Louis Cahill The Teardrop cast is a soft presentation fly cast that’s handy for targeting spooky fish. I learned this cast from a guide in the Bahamas. It was a day I’ll never forget. It was a dark, cloudy day but there was no wind. We...