Tie An Effective Fly-Fishing Leader for Bonefish

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By Louis Cahill This fly-fishing leader will out perform anything you can buy. I have used this leader for most of my saltwater fishing for fifteen years. I learned it from my buddy Bruce Chard and have changed it very little in all that time. It offers...



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...



Choosing a line for your switch rod Part 3 the RIO Switch and Skagit Short reviewed.

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On a couple of steelhead trips last year I wound up fishing with borrowed rods. They were switch rods, a Winston and a Ross, and I had the chance to fish them for both summer and winter steelhead. I really liked the feel of these...



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,...



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...