Build Your Own Fly Rod: DIY Video 7

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THAT NEW DIY FLY ROD IS JUST ABOUT READY TO FISH. In this, the last video of the series, Matt Draft, of Proof Fly Fishing, shows you how to fix some common problems that happen when building a rod. These helpful techniques will ensure that your...



Know Your Lines

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John Byron, AKA The Bonefish Beginner "Lines are very difficult to learn."- Benedict Cumberbatch "It's nice when someone knows their lines."- Ed Norton "Because I don't know my lines, I really don't know what I'm doing."- Christopher Walken Who knew these guys fished the flats?  WELL OKAY, MAYBE THEY’RE TALKING...



Beginner Series: Fly Lines, Leaders, and Tippet

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By Justin Pickett So you’ve decided to dive into the world of fly fishing and need to outfit your new rod and reel purchase with a fly line, leaders and spools of tippet. Does it matter what line you get? And what about leaders? What the hell...



GAS

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By John Byron It’s a thing. Gear Acquisition Syndrome. GAS. The most you can use at any one time is one. One guitar. One fountain pen. One fly rod. But how many you have is N, where N is a much bigger number than one.  That’s GAS. The concept...



Reel Balance

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HAVE YOU SPENT MUCH TIME THINKING ABOUT THE COUNTERWEIGHT ON YOUR FLY REEL? SOMEONE HAS. Odds are good you haven't spent a lot of time thinking about that little button opposite the handle on your fly reel. Some of you may have thought it was just...