Does Fly Line Color Make A Difference?

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By Louis Cahill Why do you need a bright colored fly line and does it spook fish? A reader asked for an opinion on this and that’s what you’re going to get. My opinion. This is one of those hotly contested arguments that anglers can’t...



How Fly Rods, And Hearts, Break

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Broken fly rods are a fact of life, but there are things you can do to stop it from happening to you. It happens to all of us. We all know the sinking feeling of holding that treasured favorite fly rod, shattered in our hands. Most...



Dealing With Stuck Ferrules, the Smart Way

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Years of fishing bamboo rods taught me one thing for sure. Stuck ferrules are as unavoidable as the occasional skunk and that holds true for graphite. Sometimes it's avoidable but often it's not. What is totally avoidable is damaging your rod in the process of...



Choosing a Fly Rod is Like Choosing a Guitar

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"WHO ARE THOSE $850 FLY RODS FOR? IF THE EXPERTS DON'T NEED THEM AND THE BEGINNERS CAN'T APPRECIATE THEM, WHO NEEDS THEM?" If you follow G&G on Facebook then you probably know about my love of old school blues. If you don't follow us on Facebook,...



DIY Magnetic Fly Box

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Make a fly box and win a Gink and Gasoline sticker! THERE IS ONE THING THAT ALL FLY FISHERMEN HAVE IN COMMON. WHETHER WE CHASE TROUT OR TARPON, MUSKY OR BASS WE ALL CARRY TOO MANY FLIES. For any given day on the water I select fly...