Strip Hard For Musky!

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By Justin Pickett You can't strip the fly too hard for a musky. This past fall I spent several days chasing trout and musky around West Virginia with Esox freak, Murphy Kane. We spent the first day tossing dry/droppers and indicators at some gorgeous, native trout, and...



Fly-fishing and the Other Stuff That Gets Us Outside

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By Daniel Galhardo I believe fly-fishing is first and foremost and excuse for us to spend time outside. And it is an incredibly good one. But, deep down it is truly nature, the environment where we find ourselves, that keeps us going out for more. Yes, I...



Fly Fishing Provides Great Health Benefits

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I tell my clients, all the time, that I'm grateful for all the benefits fly fishing provides anglers. It provides us with one of the funnest ways to exercise, and it has the ability to completely wash away the stress of everyday life, from its...



Is Our Thinking About Flies All Wrong?

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By Dan Frasier What if I were to tell you there is no such thing as a trout fly? A few days ago my good friend and fly designer Steve Martinez posted a link to one of his flies that Orvis carries; his Frankenstein Sculpin. I love...



5 Reasons Why I use the Uni-Knot for Trout Fishing

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Why use the Uni-knot? There's plenty of other fishing knots out there that have better knot strength than the Uni-Knot, but that shouldn't be the only factor you look at when you're choosing what knot to use on the water. Reliability, how quick and easy it...