Don’t Get Bold Feet!

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By Justin Pickett A few weeks ago I was sitting on the back of my jeep, getting ready to hit the water. Just like any other day, I grabbed my rods and rigged them up first and laid them across the roof. I tossed my fly boxes...

Trout Of Japan

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by Daniel Galhardo "THE SEA-RUN FORM ASCENDS RIVERS OF JAPAN IN MAY WHEN CHERRY TREES ARE IN BLOOM AND THEREFORE IS KNOWN AS THE SAKURA MASU, OR CHERRY SALMON". As part of my mission of spreading the tenkara story to anglers outside of Japan, I have made...

Sunday Classic / Limit False Casting to Improve Your Casting Stroke

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When we first start out fly fishing and we're still learning the mechanics of the casting stroke, it's very common for many of us to make excessive false casts in between our presentations. For some of us, excessive false casting is an excuse to impart...

Making the Bobber Better

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IF YOU'RE GOING TO FISH A BOBBER, YOU SHOULD MAKE YOUR BOBBER BETTER. I've written a little lately about my growing discontent towards bobber fishing. I'm going to say again, on the record, that there is a time and a place for a big gaudy bobber...

Why ask why? Try dry flies for Steelhead

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By Jeff Hickman CATCHING A STEELHEAD BY SKATING A DRY FLY IS THE COOLEST WAY TO CATCH THEM. I always have said that one fish on the dry is worth ten on wet flies...but why? It's not like it's impossible to catch them on dries. It can...