Sunday’s Classic / Kype for Days

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I love it when I luck up and catch a big male trout, steelhead, salmon, or char. There's something about big gnarly kype jaws that fascinate me. For starters, males always seem to sport more vibrant colors than hens, especially during the spawning season. In...



Saturday’s Shoutout / Larimer’s Deschutes Nymph Rig, Feather & Fin, Jay Nicholas Saltwater Fly Tying 101

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We're honored to have many loyal fly fishing professionals around the world, that take the time out of their busy schedules to follow and comment on Gink & Gasoline. Tom Larimer, owner of Larimer Outfitters, is a veteran fly fishing stealhead and trout guide, spey casting...



Fly Fishing: Respect Thy Tarpon Guide

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I respect tarpon guides a great deal. As a trout guide, I run into many of the same struggles they do on the water, but tarpon guides have to deal with managing them at the extreme level. They spend their days on the water guiding...



6 Proven Winter Dry Fly Patterns

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Nothing allows me to forget about the cold temperatures of winter quicker, than spotting the surface rings from trout feeding on Midges or Blue Winged Olives. It's not an everyday occurrence by any means, but when it happens, it feels like someone turns the heat...



Czech Nymphing: Dell Neighbours Talks Tactics & Rigging with G&G

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For a while now, we've been getting requests from G&G readers about writing a Czech nymphing post. It's a subject we've wanted to tackle on the blog for a while now, but neither Louis or I specialize in Czech nymphing. Furthermore, we're not the...