Attractor Flies in Tandem Rigs

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A LARGE PART OF FLY FISHING IS PROBLEM SOLVING. Problems are just part of the game and the better you are at solving them, the more effective an angler you will be. Often the solutions require tactics that are unusual or counter intuitive. When fish are...

What Every Fly Angler Can Learn From Tenkara

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I DIG MY TENKARA ROD AND I'M NOT ASHAMED OF IT. It seems like there are only two camps when it comes to fishing tenkara. Those who love it and those who hate it. I think the general sentiment of the haters was summed up pretty...

Wood is Good

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Target Woody structure and catch more fish. "Wood is good", shouted Sam Cornelius manning the oars, as I concentrated on drifting my flesh pattern against the never ending medley of wood snags along the Togiak River banks in Alaska, back in 2006. "When ever you see...

Sitting On Top Of The World

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DAN FLYNN STALKS BROOK TROUT IN AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION. Summer is here and for those of us in the southeast it's time to beat it to the headwaters for a little Brookie fishing. If that's your game, water falls like this one over a hundreds feet...

The Roll Cast Mend

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Do you ever find yourself on the water when a regular mend won’t provide you with a long enough drag free drift to catch trout? This usually occurs when you’re trying to get a drift across multiple currents on the far bank or when you’re...