G&G Beginner Series: Rods, Reels, and Ready-To-Fish Kits

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By Justin Pickett The first pieces of equipment we typically look for when getting into fly fishing are the rod and reel. After all, without those two things, there isn’t a whole lot of fishing that’s gonna get done. So what do you buy? Why do you...



Improve Your Casting With A Dog

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A good dog can help you catch more fish. Most anglers never pick up a fly rod, other than to fish, but making time for consistent and effective casting practice makes a huge difference in your performance on the water. Even anglers who understand this, struggle...



Saturday Shoutout / Dharma Works

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Steelheading is never a sure thing. You want to catch fish and when you haven’t been able to take a fishing trip in a couple of years, due to life threatening illness, the pressure is really on. That’s exactly the spot my buddy Tim found...



Keeping The Energy In Your Fly Cast: 2 Common Mistakes

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By Louis Cahill An energized fly line is crucial for a good cast and a good presentation. The act of casting a fly line is really just a matter of transferring energy. We often use the word throw, as in, "Throwing big streamers," but that isn't an...



Spey Casting, The Sweep

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Tired, lost, in a funk, something amiss about your spey cast? When my fishing is dissolving into a casting malfunction and in frustration an early start to cocktail hour seems like a good idea; I just tell myself, lift, sweep, set, circle up and pull...