Fly Fishing Runoff Can Mean Fish On

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by Johnny Spillane HAVE YOU EVER SHOWED UP AT A RIVER AND FOUND THAT INSTEAD OF THE CRYSTAL CLEAR WATER YOU WERE EXPECTING, YOU’RE STARING AT CHOCOLATE MILK? Here in the Rocky Mountain this is a relatively common experience. It can happen for a number of reasons,...

Bonefish Flats Revealed

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IT'S IMPORTANT TO KNOW YOUR OPPONENT, AND TO THAT END IT'S GOOD TO KNOW HIS NEIGHBORHOOD. When we look at a bonefish flat we tend to perceive it as two- dimensional. It's right there in the name, flat. The truth is, it's far from flat. The...

The River Is Full Of Want

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By Louis Cahill "I DON'T DESERVE THAT FISH. I DON'T DESERVE THIS DAY ON THIS BEAUTIFUL RIVER. I DON'T DESERVE TO FISH WITH THESE GOOD MEN." I wade out into the rushing water of the Dean, farther than I should. The cold of the water grabs me...

Developing Your Target Picture Means Catching More Fish

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What does skeet shooting have to do with fly fishing? MORE THAN A DAY OF CAST AND BLAST, FOR SURE. Target picture is a term skeet shooters use to describe the visual cue a shooter uses to tell him when to fire. Since the shooter is leading...

Improve Your Stance for Casting Accuracy

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A good fly cast starts with your feet. Why is that golfers talk so much about stance? All of the energy you apply with your hands starts with your feet planted firmly on the ground. It makes perfect sense that your stance would effect your cast. Personally,...