Sunday Classic / For Steelhead, The Swing Is The Thing…Or Is It?

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WHEN SWINGING FLIES FOR STEELHEAD, HOW IMPORTANT IS MANAGING THAT SWING? It seems like a simple question. I know how I feel about it, but when you start talking to folks about it you get surprisingly different opinions. I've been told it doesn't matter and I've...



Dry Fly Fishing and the Dead Drift

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By Pudge Kleinkauf The following is an excerpt from the book “Rookie No More: The Fly Fishing Novice Gets Guidance From A Pro” Question: How do I achieve the “dead drift” when I’m dry fly fishing? Answer: Most fly anglers find that fishing dry flies on the surface...



Fly Fishing and Tapping into your Subconscious Thinking

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One of the most stimulating and interesting TV shows that I take the time to watch every chance I get is "Through the Wormhole" on the Science Channel. Go ahead and call me a geek, I find the show inspiring and can't help to think...



Autumnal Trouting

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By: Alice Tesar With high water temps and river closures this summer throughout the west it is likely you’ve been fishing some unfamiliar high-country creeks and lakes. Exploring new water shouldn’t end because summer is over. Fall fishing in the high country can produce some of the...



Sunday Classic / Tarpon on the Fly: 10 Rookie Mistakes

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I'll never forget heading down to the Florida Keys for my first fishing trip for tarpon on the fly. Cruise control set and adrenaline pumping through my veins, that fifteen hour drive south only felt like it took four hours. My rookie confidence was overflowing,...