Prolong the Life of Your Leaders with Tippet Rings

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Leaders have got quite expensive over the past couple decades. Recently, I saw a pack of two fluorocarbon leaders retail for $20.00 in a fly shop. That's a pretty good hit to the wallet if you get out on the water to fly fish regularly. One...



Saturday’s Shoutout / Fly Patterns and Cheap Tungsten Beads

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This week’s Saturday Shoutout we showcase some really cool fly patterns and also show you where you can buy cheap tungsten beads. Strawberry PMD Emerger I really liked how this pattern has the high-vis post pulled through the foam. That’s a brilliant tying method that...



Airflo Clear Tropical Lines. Exactly how much is stealth worth?

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On a recent tarpon trip I had the chance to fish one of Airflo’s Clear Floating Tropical Ridge lines. I was prepared to either love it or hate it and to be honest I got a little bit of both. I fished it for two...



Saturday Shoutout / The Dead Drift

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I recently got my hands on a copy of “The Dead Drift” the latest offering for Stealth Films of New Zealand. There are a lot of fly fishing films out there. Lately the style of film that has been popular is the intense fish porn...



Bug Sampling Courtesy of Home Depot

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Man, I love my $2 paint strainer from Home Depot. I’m a big believer in aquatic bug sampling on the water. It has saved the day for me guiding numerous times. Eighteen years ago, Angling Designs won a tackle dealer show award for its “Quick...