Steelhead Flies, Half As Much

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By Louis Cahill WHEN THE RAIN WON’T STOP, THE LIGHT IS FAILING AND THE RIVER SWELLING, STEEL HEADERS DRINK WHISKY AND STARE DARKLY INTO THEIR FLY BOXES. Maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but we all do it. I spent an evening like this with a group of...



Don’t get yourself caught in a tight spot!

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By Justin Pickett "MY MOUTH SPEWED WITH EXPLETIVES. MY BUDDY’S FACE WAS BLANK. I KNEW THAT IT WAS THE RESULT OF SEVERAL POOR DECISIONS." Recently, I headed up north with a great friend of mine to fish a small stream in north Georgia. Over the past couple...



Bonefish — Getting into the game

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by John Byron You’re giving thought to going on your first bonefish expedition, but you want more information.  You’re in luck — there’s a ton of great advice out there from true experts.  But much of that super info is geared to someone already in the game who...



The Other Water Haul

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By Louis Cahill Here’s an unusual, and highly effective, way to use the water haul cast. Most anglers are familiar with the water haul. If you are not, check out the video and links I have shared below. The basic idea is that you use the surface...



Winter Fishing: Keeping Warm and Safe 

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Winter can be a beautiful and exciting time for fly-fishing, but not without its risks. “How important is it to carry a change of clothes?” a reader asked me the other day. “Well,” I thought, “I guess that depends on whether or not you fall in.”...