Choosing the Right Tippet Size

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I've talked quite a bit about how important it is to correctly select the proper tippet size when your fly fishing for trout. Most fly fisherman have no problem grasping this, after all, small fly patterns generally call for using smaller tippet and big fly patterns...

Fixing A Twisted Fly Line In Seconds

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Every fly angler has experienced a wicked twist in their fly line causing it to tangle and knot at their feet. It may be caused by a flawed casting stroke, a big fly twisting in the wind or it may be God punishing you for masturbating....

Fly Fishing: Is There a Time When Anglers Should Admit Defeat and Move On?

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IS THERE EVER A TIME WHEN AN ANGLER SHOULD ADMIT DEFEAT FROM A TROUT, PAY HIS/HER RESPECTS AND MOVE ON? We've all been there before, sight-fishing to a trophy trout, only to have it ignore our flies time and time again. An hour or more can...

Why Did I Lose That Fish?

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By Kyle Wilkinson Nobody likes to lose a fish. ’Tis the season that I’m spending a lot of time on the water guiding, and so far it’s been a great year. Whether it be the manageable flows through runoff, good customers, happy fish, good daily bug...

Merican Nymphing

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By Johnny Spillane THERE IS A LOT THAT GOES INTO INDICATOR NYMPHING. There are many different types of nymph fishing, Czech nymphing, French nymphing etc, but I’d like to think that what we do in Colorado and most of the west could be classified as ‘Merican Nymphing....