Western Fly Guide for Eastern Anglers

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By Kent Klewein ARE YOU SITTING AT THE VISE DREAMING OF THAT BIG TRIP OUT WEST THIS SUMMER? I get asked all the time by eastern fly anglers heading out west for the first time, what fly patterns they should stock up on before they leave. What...

Search out the Small Water in the Big Water

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My first few years fishing a fly rod, I spent the majority of my time fly fishing small creeks. One creek in particular called Little Allatoona Creek, grabbed most of my attention because it ran along the outskirts of my subdivision, and took only a short...

4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Chasing Musky on the Fly

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Today's guest post was provided by Charlie Murphy, a long time member of Gink & Gasoline and musky devotee. For those of you who don't know Charlie, he's as laid back as they come, he eats, sleeps and breaths fishing 365 days a year, and...

Fly Fishing in Gloves Gets Better with Time

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DO YOU EVER FLY FISH IN GLOVES? If you answered no, don't make the mistake of thinking just because you tried fly fishing in gloves a couple times and couldn't stand them, that you'll always feel that way. Believe me, I been there, I used to...

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...