Reece’s Beefcake Beetle

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By Bob Reece Beetles are abundant in the riparian environments that surround many of the waters that trout inhabit. Though their size range varies drastically, their appeal to trout in those areas is consistent. On water where trout frequently see hopper patterns, a properly presented beetle...

I think We’re On To Something

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By Louis Cahill You have to admit there is a family resemblance. There’s no debate that Kelly Galloup has had a huge impact on fly fishing. He certainly has on my personal fishing. I had been tying and fishing a handful of Kelly’s patterns for several years...

New Peak Tying Vise Gets Things Under Control

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Remember when you were a kid and you saw something on TV and you just had to have it? Of course you do. Who are we kidding, fly anglers never grow out of that. That's exactly what happened when I saw a video of Pat Coen...

Saturday Shoutout / Cohen Made

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Pat Cohen puts his soul into fly tying. There are few tiers out there as original as Pat Cohen. His techniques and the creations they yield are stellar. Bloomberg recently did a great interview and companion video on Pat. It's a great sneak peak into his...

Saturday Shoutout / Feather Bender

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By Carter Lyles SIMPLE EASY FLIES FOR TROUT When I first checked out the blog, The Feather Bender, I noticed that a good portion of Barry Clarke’s posts was tutorials on tying classic, highly productive flies. This is a great blog site for the beginner fly tier. The Feather...