What The Little Fish Are Saying

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This post has a soundtrack. Take a second to start the video below. MAYBE YOUR STATURE AS A FLY FISHERMAN ISN'T DETERMINED BY HOW BIG A TROUT YOU CAN CATCH, BUT BY HOW SMALL A TROUT YOU CAN CATCH WITHOUT BEING DISAPPOINTED. — JOHN GIERACH Like it...

Do fish dream?

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AH, THERE'S THE RUB, FOR WHAT DREAMS MAY COME IN THAT SLEEP OF FISH? Have you ever been sight fishing to a nice fish and not gotten so much as a look at your fly? The fish just sat quietly finning as your fly drifted inches...

Technical tips from Southern NZ

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By Chris Dore Whilst I enjoy chasing big fish in the backcountry here in New Zealand, there isn't actually much to it: Find a fish. Put your fly in front of him, and strike. It's the smaller, hatch-driven streams that offer the challenge for me, the technical...

Camera grip

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THE WAY YOU HOLD YOUR FLY ROD AFFECTS YOUR CASTING, RIGHT? THE WAY YOU HOLD YOUR CAMERA MATTERS, TOO. Most people never stop to think about it, but I remember being taught in school the proper grip for a camera. First off, all SLRs are right...

Leader 911

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When leader emergencies happen, will you be ready? I know a lot of anglers who only carry enough tippet to change out flies. That's a great way to get caught with your pants down. I saw it happen just the other day. I was bonefishing with...