How to Stop the Dreaded Fly Fishing Birds Nest

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Does this look familiar? Just about every angler has created this tangled artwork at some point, some more than others. I’m pretty good at untangling knots because I get more practice than the average angler from my guiding, but even this one required me to...



4 Tips for Making Better Backhand Presentations

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Most of the anglers that I run into on the river, that are beginners or of intermediate skill level, seem to always have a bad taste in their mouths when it comes to presenting their flies during their backcast. For whatever reason, anglers that fall...



Keeping a Buffer Between You and the Fish

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Most fly anglers would agree that success in fly fishing is often determined by how well they can stay out of sight from the astute fish their trying to catch. If your finned adversaries are able to put a bead on you (identify you as...



New Treatment for Casters Elbow

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Ok, it tennis elbow but it might as easily be casters elbow. If you’ve spent much time on the cork end of a fly rod you’ve felt that burning in the elbow. Probably while you were fighting a big fish. That’s when it usually gets...



Anchor Placement When Space Is Tight

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You could write a book about anchor placement in Spey casting. In fact, I feel sure several have been written. Rightfully so, since anchor placement is the foundation on which a good Spey cast is built. For those who are not aware, the anchor is...