Getting Started In Saltwater Fly Fishing

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By Owen Plair Saltwater Fly fishing is sort of like the X-Games of Fly Fishing. Not only are you catching bigger fish in saltwater but the fish that you are targeting fight a hell of a lot harder than most freshwater fish! Whether it's a 150 lb...

Trophy Flies

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By Justin Pickett AS FISHERMEN, AND FISHERWOMEN, WE ALL KNOW THE URGE TO GET THAT ALL-TOO-COVETED PHOTO OF OUR LATEST AND GREATEST CATCH. THE “GRIP N’ GRIN.” THE “KLEWEIN.” THE “LIP GRIP.” THE “LAP DANCE." Call it what you want, it’s not always possible. Whether it...

The Cajun Spey Waltz

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Snow is blowing in around the corners of my glasses and forty degree water is slowly making its way into my waders. I haven't seen the sun for several days and the river is full of chrome bright steelhead. It doesn't feel much like Louisiana. Never...

Fingers Crossed

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By Steven Brutger FOR MONTHS WE HAD OUR FINGERS CROSSED. Eying snow reports and talking to the few who had been in the mountains, we were cautiously optimistic. Despite a big snow year we had a shot at hitting it right. A few days too early and ice...

Light Where You Need It

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The sun has dipped below the horizon and the evening chill is in the air. You've got maybe thirty more minutes to fish if you push it. The hatch is on and you can hear fish rising all around you as you struggle in the waning...