How To Get New Fly Line For $5, Or Pretty Close

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Think you need a new fly Line? Spend $5 First. I was out fishing with my buddy Scott the other day. He broke off his rig while I was on the oars so I handed him my five weight to fish. Scott took one cast and...

Sunday Classic / What makes a fly reel worth the money?

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I RECEIVED THIS EMAIL THE OTHER DAY FROM MY GOOD FRIEND BRIAN BOGGS. "Louis, I'm looking for the right four-wt reel. I am of a mind to shop the low end for reels since I don't catch large fish that need to be fought on the...

The Double Spey, For Single Hand

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Access to a couple of good Spey casts can be a game changer for single-hand fly anglers. All of the same physics that's at work in Spey casting carries over to the single-hand rod. Although Spey casting can be technical and intimidating for the uninitiated, it's...

Don’t Be Like This Guy

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I hope this is so obvious it needs no explanation. There we are staked up waiting for migrating tarpon when this guy rolls up, jig at the ready. I’m sure he thought we were on fish. His kids huddled down in the floor of the boat...

12 Tips For Epic Fly Fishing Trips On The Cheap

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You may be poor, but you don't have to fish like it. Some of the greatest fly fishing adventures I've taken have cost me the least. I love fishing in exotic locations and spending time at great fishing lodges. Who wouldn't? But that's a fairly recent...