The Christmas Tree Fly

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It's Christmas Eve. The stockings are hung, the children nestled in their beds, bikes and doll houses are assembled, gifts are wrapped, turkeys are stuffed, credit cards are maxed, and still, you have found a few minutes to look at Gink and Gasoline. God bless...

Ronnie Hall’s Floating Baetis Nymph

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When it's time to get technical, he's your man. Ronnie's flies have been honed from decades of guiding. They are as elegant as they are effective. Beautifully proportioned and deadly simple, with carefully chosen materials. Watch the video to see Ronnie tie the Floating Baetis Nymph...

Is 5-Minute Epoxy a Thing of the Past?

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I can’t remember the last time I had to break out my smelly two-part epoxy bottles at the tying bench. For several years, 5-minute epoxy was a mainstay in my fly tying. It worked great for molding my streamer heads, coating my popping flies and...

The Bowen’s Baitfish Minnow

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Hybrid, white and striped bass are aggressive predators and catching them high in the water column can be a whole lot of fun. These large bass are found in lakes all over the southeast. Early in the morning these feisty bullies will push schools of...

Saturday’s Shoutout / Planet Trout & Small Fly Funk

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This weeks Saturday shoutout goes to Planet Trout and Small Fly Funk.  Planet Trout           Small Fly Funk If you’re wanting to learn more about fishing and tying small nymphs, emergers and dries, these two blogs are a good place to start....