3 Tips for Catching Giant Bonefish

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By Bruce Chard There's only one thing better than catching bonefish. Catching huge bonefish! It doesn't happen by accident, it's a cold-blooded calculation. Even if you have the perfect fly and can make the perfect presentation and even fight a perfect fight, you have to find that...

The Basics of Dubbing

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By Bob Reece What the beginning tyer needs to know about dubbing. Creating beautiful, well proportioned flies is a skill which takes time and practice to master. One of the least intuitive steps in the process is working with dubbing. The thousands of dubbing choices on the...

The Legend of El Dorado

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Golden trout of the Wind Range For as long as I have been aware of their existence, the golden trout of the Wind Range have loomed large in my imagination. For years, hell decades, I've dreamed of hiking into those mountains to catch one of the...

Making A 100 Foot Cast Is Easier Than You Think

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Casting a fly 100 feet is not an unattainable goal. In response to my review of the T&T Solar a reader asked, "This may be a dumb question, but how do you get 100′ of line out on a cast?" It's not a...

Be Prepared For Colorado’s Black Canyon

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Colorado's Black Canyon doesn't play. My buddy John is getting even more fidgety than usual. He's whipped himself into a froth as I go over the pack-list. Sleeping bag, pad, headlamp, tecnu..." "Water?", he asked. "No, I told you, filter bottle." "Cliff Bars, peanut butter, whisky..."...