Dos and Don’ts For Guided Fishing

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"I have done enough guiding with enough people of all types that I sometimes cheer for the fish." My friend Kirk Deeter, writing on the Trout Unlimited blog April 25th, threw out the bold headline: "Guides: Gatekeepers or Profiteers". There's no mystery where Kirk stands on...



The V Grip

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HOPEFULLY YOU'VE GOTTEN COMFORTABLE WITH ADDING THE WRIST SNAP TO YOUR CAST. TODAY BRUCE IS GOING TO GET INTO SOME SERIOUS ADVANCED TECHNIQUE. Your going to see him use the "V Grip". This is going to feel seriously odd at first. In fact I think this...



Carp Czar

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I recently had the great pleasure of spending a day carp fishing with my friend Bruce Smithhamer. It was every bit as challenging as promised. The fish were gearing up for the spawn and were lock jawed. We would have gone fish-less if not for...



5 Tips For Teaching Kids To Fly-Fish

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Taking the time to teach a kid to fly-fish is an investment in the future. To my mind, there’s nothing more important than teaching kids to fish. If done right, it’s an investment that pays three times. For the child you teach, it’s a life of...



Demystifying The Hex Hatch

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By Jason Tucker I listened to a fishing podcast the other day in which both the hosts discussed the famous Hexagenia mayfly hatch. Despite admitting that neither of them had ever fished the hatch, both opined that the Hex hatch was probably overrated. Yeah it has a...