deGala’s Grass Shrimp

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By Herman deGala Let's size up a shrimp pattern for saltwater. A compadre of mine asked if I could fashion a grass shrimp that was 3 to 4 times larger than my mysis shrimp so that he could chase redfish in his native Texas on the Gulf....



Grass Roots Fly Fishing – People Making A Difference

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by Louis Cahill Is it time you gave something back? You can't go to school for fly fishing. You can take some classes or workshops, here and there, but most folks learn to fly fish one of two ways. On their own or from a friend or...



DeGala’s Hula Damsel

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By Herman deGala It’s the time of year when the rivers and creeks around Colorado are blown out because of run-off but the weather is just gorgeous. What is a body to do? Of course, you could head to some tailwater. Until you get there and...



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...



Dead or Alive

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by: Landon Mayer On many Colorado tailwaters, such as the Fryingpan, Blue, or Taylor, a good Mysis pattern is money. With so many Mysis shrimp patterns on the market, finding the best one can be problematic. Many lack the movement and color of the natural crustaceans....