Stop Dropping Your Rod Tip Once And For All: Video

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If you’ve ever been told that you are dropping your rod tip, waving your rod, or that you need to shorten your stroke, congratulations, you have the most common casting problem in fly-fishing. Most fly casters struggle to keep their rod tip traveling in a straight...



Big Fish On The Margins

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By Louis Cahill High water events can make it easier to target big fish in unusual places. Most anglers know from experience that high water often means big fish. There are several reasons for this, not least of which is the confidence mature fish find in the...



Sunday Classic / Don’t Let Go of the Fly Line in Your Rod Hand During the Hook Set

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Have you ever set the hook on a fish, and the next thing you know, you've got your arms spread apart in the shape of a giant slice of pizza, leaving you unable to reach the fly line with your rod hand? Do not be...



Get Slinky With Your Indicator

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By Johnny Spillane AS WE GET INTO FALL AND FISH ARE BECOMING MORE SELECTIVE AND EATING SMALLER BUGS LIKE TRICOS, FISHING CAN BECOME MORE CHALLENGING. USING A FRENCH SLINKY INDICATOR OR SLINKY INDICATOR CAN BE A GREAT WAY TO HOOK A FEW MORE FISH WHEN THEY...



The Magic of Soft Hackles

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SOFT HACKLES ARE THE SHARKS OF THE FLY BOX. Like the shark, the soft hackle is one of the oldest of its ilk, and like those ancient predators, it has evolved very little from its inception. Like the shark, it is a deadly design that could...