Situational Awareness and Flats Fishing

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Fly-fishing saltwater flats requires many specialized skills, but none are as important as situational awareness. Trout anglers revel in taking their time, analyzing the feeding patterns of fish and planning a successful presentation. That’s a luxury saltwater anglers can’t often afford. Things happen quickly on the...



Slow Cast Fly Casting Drill

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Great timing is the hallmark of a good fly cast. Timing is everything, well, pretty close anyway when it comes to casting a fly rod. Plenty of anglers struggle with their timing, often without knowing it’s their timing that’s off. Poor timing robs your cast of...



A Guideline To Accuracy in Fly Tying

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By Bob Reece Good fly tying is all about accuracy. One aspect of fly tying that often creates frustration is tying in materials in the desired location.   As hook size decreases, this task can becomes even more difficult.  While time spent tying helps to conquer this...



Tenkara Fly-tying

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I initially got interested in fly-fishing because of flies and fly-tying. The idea of creating a lure using feathers and thread was very appealing to me. Before I ever got my first fly rod I probably tied well over 100 flies. Of course, I got indoctrinated...



Float Tube Tour: Video

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By Herman deGala In mid-March and everyone is in the middle of their tying season.  But for me bass season is right around the corner  when my local reservoir opens for fishing. If there is any ice on the water they won’t let us launch boats or float...