Search out the Small Water in the Big Water

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My first few years fishing a fly rod, I spent the majority of my time fly fishing small creeks. One creek in particular called Little Allatoona Creek, grabbed most of my attention because it ran along the outskirts of my subdivision, and took only a short...

The Right-Handed Strip Set

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I've talked before about the importance of the strip set in saltwater fly fishing. I think every angler who's tried their hand in the salt knows that you aren't going to catch a fish without mastering this simple technique. Simple as it may be, reprogramming...

Fly Fishing Dreams

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By Jason Tucker I COULD HEAR THE VOICES OF TOMMY AND PHIL DOWNSTREAM FROM ME, A HUNDRED OR MORE YARDS AWAY IN THE DARKNESS. They were methodically working over a promising looking pool, skating mice across the surface, discussing the possibilities. I’m kind of impatient so I...

More Than Just A Cast

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By Owen Plair WHEN THROWING FLIES AT REDFISH, MANY PIECES OF THE PUZZLE HAVE TO COME TOGETHER TO MAKE A SUCCESSFUL DAY. You may be able to throw a fly line 100 feet, but that doesn't always mean you're gonna have a killer day on the water....

Reel Balance

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HAVE YOU SPENT MUCH TIME THINKING ABOUT THE COUNTERWEIGHT ON YOUR FLY REEL? SOMEONE HAS. Odds are good you haven't spent a lot of time thinking about that little button opposite the handle on your fly reel. Some of you may have thought it was just...