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...



My Most Memorable Bonefish

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sn't it funny, how certain fish we catch during our fly fishing trips can end up providing us with ten times the satisfaction over all the others. Sometimes, the size of our catch has little at all to do with the amount of reward it...



Protect the Head of Your Nymphs with Thin Skin

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The more durable a fly, the more fish you can catch on it and the longer the life of the fly will be. Making a point to tie and purchase your flies with durability in mind will save you time at the tying bench...



8 Things That Are More Important Than A Long Cast

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Are you practicing the techniques that actually catch fish? This idea came to me as a result of a Facebook conversation. Kelly Galloup posted a great video about fly line tapers where he mentioned an article he read here on Gink and Gasoline. Thank for the...



Being There

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I'VE BEEN ASKED A HUNDRED TIMES HOW I TOOK THIS PHOTO. THE ANSWER IS REALLY SIMPLE. I took several years. I had this idea in my head for a long time. I wanted to show the pure mayhem of a jumping tarpon. I wanted tell the...