The Thrill that Comes From the Unknown

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If you ask me, I think the surprise factor in fly fishing is underrated. Most of us choose to spend our time preparing and planning out every single detail of our fly fishing trips, so we can eliminate it. We spend hours tying recommended flies,...



Playground Earth Relay Episode #3 – Fly Fishing Owyhee River

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Louis and I are proud to showcase with all of you today Episode #3 of the Playground Earth All-Terrain Relay sponsored by BFGoodrich, which documents an epic off-roading and fly fishing adventure to the Owyhee River in Oregon for trophy brown trout. We couldn't be...



Swing For The Fence On Every Cast

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By Louis Cahill After four days swinging flies in dirty water without a pull it's easy to lose faith. I faced some pretty tough conditions on a recent trip to the Dean River in British Columbia. Heavy rain turned the river into a raging mess of mud...



Fly Rod Grip – Keep it Consistent

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A common mistake that I see with many of my first timers is they fail to keep a consistent fly rod grip when they're first learning how to cast a fly rod. Without notice, they often shuffle their rod hand around on the cork, which...



Split-Shot Placement For Your Tandem Nymph Rigs

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HAVE YOU EVER HEARD THE SAYING, "THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A GOOD NYMPH FISHERMAN AND A POOR NYMPH FISHERMAN IS KNOWING WHEN TO ADD ONE MORE SPLIT-SHOT TO YOUR RIG"? If your nymphs aren't getting down in the strike zone, you're going to be missing a lot...