Tiger Trout

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Wild tiger trout may be the rarest of the trout family. They are a hybrid of a female brown trout and a male brook trout. They are distinctive, the dark modeled pattern of a brook trout's back extending down their sides to their belly. This bold...



Fly Fishing: Float N’ Fly Rig for the Fly Rod

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This past week I wrote a fly fishing tactics post for targeting bass on reservoirs during the fall. At the tail-end of the post, I touched base on how effective a Float N' Fly Rig (basically a nymphing rig on my fly rod) can be...



Facebook, A Matter of Life and Death

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"Gone Fishing! Great way to start the New Year with a little father / son outing." That's what Harry Murray's Facebook status read on New Year's day. I was thrilled, and confused. You see, I had heard through the fly fishing grapevine the Harry had passed...



Is Your Introvert Personality Holding Back Your Fly Fishing Growth?

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Those of you that know me personally, would probably agree I'm somewhat of an introvert. Much of that is due to the fact that I was a shy kid with few friends growing up, and I spent a great deal of my time in grade...



Tie the Chard Choker Permit Fly

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Permit fishing is as exacting as it gets. When asked to list the top ten reasons permit will refuse a fly, Bruce Chard listed, among other things: a butterfly in Indonesia flapped its wings and because that's what they do. Getting a shot a a tailing permit...