3 Tips For Fly Fishing Kung Fu

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WE ALL KNOW THE CHINESE PHRASE KUNG FU, BUT FEW OF US KNOW IT'S TRANSLATION. KUNG = ENERGY AND FU = TIME. TO PUT ENERGY INTO ANYTHING OVER TIME IS TO DEVELOP KUNG FU. I love to teach fly fishing. I do it every chance I...

Dealing With Stuck Ferrules The Right Way

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Here’s the best way to separate stuck ferrules on a fly rod. Ferrules stick. It’s a fact of life and when pulling them apart you can break a rod if you're not careful. I learned this trick from an old friend and skilled bamboo rod maker,...

6 Tips For Catching Spooky Bonefish

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BONEFISH CAN GET SPOOKY. CRAZY, UNREAL, MADDENINGLY SPOOKY. I found myself dealing with just this situation the other day. Wading for super spooky bonefish in skinny water. Not the easiest day of fishing to be sure, but I did pretty well. I thought I'd share some...

Let it ride

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By Daniel Galhardo DON’T RECAST YOUR FLY UNTIL IT’S HAD A CHANCE. It takes some time to learn how to read water well. But, at least when it comes to fishing mountain streams, the concept is easy to grasp: fish are looking for food and shelter, and...

The Karma of Broken Trailers

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Today we are proud to share an excerpt from Chris Santella's new book, "The Tug Is The Drug." You may know Chris as the author of "Fifty Places To Fly Fish Before You Die." His new book is a collection of thirty essays. We know...