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 a...



Sunday Classic / Holding Your Bone

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I WATCHED MY SHARE OF GUYS FIGHT TO GET HOLD OF THEIR FIRST BONEFISH AND I REMEMBER BEING THERE MYSELF. IT'S PRETTY PAINFUL FOR EVERYBODY CONCERNED INCLUDING THE FISH. They aren't trout and nothing will bring that hone for you like trying to tail one. Landing...



I Must Have Washed My Streamers On Hot

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How did all of my streamer patterns get so small? I must have left the box in a shirt pocket and thrown it in the wash on hot. It seems like just the other day that all of my buddies would look at my streamers and...



Sunday Classic / Choose Fly Color Based on the Flat You’re Fishing

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I've always thought in the broad scope of things that trout fishing calls for more complex decision making over saltwater fly fishing in terms of what goes into choosing the fly patterns we fish. I think a lot of that comes from the simple fact...



Reading The Body Language of Highly Aggressive Trout

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By Bob Reece As we move into the fall months, the use of streamer patterns typically increases for many fly fishers. There are many factors that lead to success when pursuing trout with these beefy creations. Evaluating the body language of the aggressive...