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...



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...



5 Reasons Why Turbulent Water Can Provide Great Trout Fishing

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Many of my beginner level clients, struggle when it comes to reading trout water. More specifically, they find it difficult when they have to compare two different sections or types of water, and quickly decide which one of them should yield them a higher percentage...



Buster Wants to be a Fly Fishing Guide

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Every couple of months, for about the last ten years, I've been contacted by recreational fly fisherman around the country, asking me to give them advice on how to go about becoming a fly fishing guide. Choosing to become a full-time fly fishing guide is...