4 Tips for Making Better Backhand Presentations

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Most of the anglers that I run into on the river, that are beginners or of intermediate skill level, seem to always have a bad taste in their mouths when it comes to presenting their flies during their backcast. For whatever reason, anglers that fall into...



The Only Two Caddis Pupa Patterns I Really Need to Carry

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Caddisflies, who doesn't love them? I can assure you trout sure do. Tying a caddisfly imitation on, is usually not a bad move on any trout water you visit. Globally, there's thousands of different species of caddisflies, and that fact alone, one could argue caddisflies are...



Feel the Tarpon Burn

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The first step in landing a big tarpon is getting a really good hook set. If your hook fails to penetrate the hard boney mouth of the tarpon, it almost always will be spit out after the first or second jump. My previous trip to the...



The Moth Larva Hatch

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AS I RELIVED LAST YEAR'S SPRING FISHING SEASON IN MY HEAD SEARCHING FOR THE PERFECT HATCH, THE COLOR OF BRIGHT GREEN BEGAN ENTERING MY CONSCIENCE, AND BAM! LIKE A SLAP TO THE FACE, IT HIT ME. Every year we get a month-long trout feeding frenzy, as...



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...