The Double Spey, For Single Hand

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Access to a couple of good Spey casts can be a game changer for single-hand fly anglers. All of the same physics that's at work in Spey casting carries over to the single-hand rod. Although Spey casting can be technical and intimidating for the uninitiated, it's...

12 Tips For Epic Fly Fishing Trips On The Cheap

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You may be poor, but you don't have to fish like it. Some of the greatest fly fishing adventures I've taken have cost me the least. I love fishing in exotic locations and spending time at great fishing lodges. Who wouldn't? But that's a fairly recent...

Sunday Classic / Dicky’s Tarpon Silencer

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WHO'S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD FLY? On dead calm days in the Florida Keys the silver king can be afraid of his on shadow. I've seen plenty of big tarpon vanish at the sound of the fly landing on the water. As a flats guide,...

Make Better Roll Cast: Video

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It isn’t flashy, but a good roll cast will catch you a lot of fish you might otherwise miss. Roll casting is an essential skill for any angler, especially those targeting trout. Many of the mountain streams where trout live have little room for a backcast....

How To Get High Line Speed

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Casting in the salt is demanding at times, to say the least. To help fight those strong winds that affect your distance and accuracy you have to add as much controlled power as you can to the cast. This is absolutely crucial. Having high line speed helps...