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...



Consumer Surplus and Fly-Fishing

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By Louis Cahill What would I have to pay you to give up fly-fishing? If you are not familiar with the term consumer surplus, don’t feel bad. It is, to my mind anyway, a pretty esoteric concept, but one which economists hold a lot of stock in. It’s...



Tie An Effective Fly-Fishing Leader for Bonefish

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By Louis Cahill This fly-fishing leader will out perform anything you can buy. I have used this leader for most of my saltwater fishing for fifteen years. I learned it from my buddy Bruce Chard and have changed it very little in all that time. It offers...