Protect the Head of Your Nymphs with Thin Skin

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The more durable a fly, the more fish you can catch on it and the longer the life of the fly will be. Making a point to tie and purchase your flies with durability in mind will save you time at the tying bench...

Saturday’s Shoutout / 2 Alternative Species During Runoff, TFM’s Soft-Hackle Bee

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This week's Saturday Shoutout we talk about two alternative species to chase during spring runoff in and around Jackson, WY and TFM's step by step tie recipe for a realistic soft-hackle bee that's actually quick and easy to tie....

Fly Patterns 2013 – G&G Top Picks

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I told everyone a while back that I would be writing a post showcasing Gink & Gasoline's top fly pattern picks for 2013. The flies below caught our eyes and we wanted to share them with the community. We hope everyone finds this post helpful...

Saturday Shoutout / Frankenfly & FloatFisher

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This week's Saturday Shoutout showcases two fly tying blogs that are updated regularly and sure to motivate you at your vise. Check out FrankenFly and FloatFisher for good fly pattern recipes and videos....

Gary Merriman Ties The Tarpon Toad

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I'VE KNOWN GARY MERRIMAN FOR OVER TWENTY YEARS AND ONLY FOUND OUT ABOUT A YEAR AGO THAT HE WAS THE CREATOR OF THE TARPON TOAD. The Toad is a great pattern and almost anyone who has fished for tarpon has tied one on at some point....