Getting your bugs in order

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By Allen Gardner Are you confident in your fly selection, or are you just guessing? Most anglers open their fly box, look aimlessly at the hundreds (maybe more) of dollars of flies and make their fly selection based on their past experiences or whatever "looks good" in...



Glass Is Good!

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By Justin Pickett Oh, the world of fast fly rods…. They can be great tools. Some of my favorite rods are most definitely faster than your “average joe” rod. But what about for the beginning angler? Or someone trying to work the kinks out of their casting stroke?...



Winter Carp

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Let's start here. Like every other preconception about the common carp, the notion that this is a warm water fish is patently false. I’ve caught them every month of the year. In South Dakota. I’ve caught them, in numbers, while it snowed. I’ve caught them in...



Fly Casting Made Simple

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Here are three down and dirty fly casting tips that will fix 90% of your casting problems. It's difficult enough showing someone how to cast. Explaining it is even more challenging. Writing about it is another thing entirely. It's no wonder that most articles on fly...



Sacred Days

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DAYS, LIKE MEN, ARE ALL CREATED EQUAL. IT'S THE PATHS THEY TAKE WHICH SEPARATE THEM. It's eighteen degrees as we get the skiff ready to launch. The first snow flakes are floating about. Delicate little flakes for now but the Weather Channel tells us they won't...