10 Inexpensive Fly Fishing Life Hacks From The Home Depot

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By Louis Cahill EVERYONE WANTS THEIR LIFE TO BE EASIER AND EVERYONE LIKES TO SAVE MONEY. Here are 10 handy and inexpensive items you can repurpose to accomplish both. You can pick all of them up at the local Home Depot or order them online. I'll supply...

A Year Fishing The Everglades Special, Half Way Through A Bad Decision

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By Paul Pucket FISHING WISE, I HAVE NEVER HAD A YEAR LIKE THIS ONE. I am fishing in places I have never fished and feel very lucky to have the opportunities. The main difference between this year, and the prior years spent chasing these mindless, slimy, instinctual...

In Defense of Trout, Where I Belong

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YOU HEAR IT IN THE WAY THE FLATS GUYS SAY "TROUT SET," and in the way steelheaders say, "I don't fish for trout." I've heard carp guys call them "trash fish." Bass guys just call them, "bait." In some circles it borders on contempt. Where did this...

We All Have Our Vises, Mine’s a Regal

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I made my first tying vise. I know what you're thinking, but this vise was not a pair of hemostats duct taped to the back of a chair. I grew up in a machine shop and own two metal lathes and a host of other...

2 Guys, 1 Trout

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I always enjoy fly-fishing more when it’s a team sport. I think that’s why I enjoy saltwater fly fishing so much. The interaction between guide and angler creates something special. A shared accomplishment and a shared reward. Not unlike some of my best days of trout...