Weight is Great

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Lot's of days, more weight means more fish. I've hesitated to write on this topic because it seems so elementary. Sort of a fly fishing truism but I've been encouraged lately after reminding several of my friends who are highly experienced anglers of this simple fact....

Choosing Flies for Tandem Nymph Rigs

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Today’s article is intended for beginner and intermediate fly anglers that struggle with choosing what fly patterns to tie on when they’re fishing a tandem nymph rig. Most of our fly boxes are stocked with dozens of different fly patterns. It can be difficult at...

The Bobber Conundrum

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THE OTHER DAY I RECEIVED THIS EMAIL FROM A READER. *** "Just wanted to bring up an issue that has been eating at my soul for years! I just can't wrap my arms around the thought of using a bobber. That being said, I know that when...

NZ Guide, Chris Dore Talks Kiwi Nymphing

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SO THE OTHER DAY, I NOTICED I RECEIVED AN INTRIGUING EMAIL FROM ONE OF OUR GINK & GASOLINE FOLLOWERS, COMMENTING ON MY ANGLER POSITIONING POST. It just so happened to be Chris Dore who sent the email, a very popular fly fishing guide from New Zealand. We...

Keep a Backup Nymph Rig Ready

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Changing out flies on the water takes time but is often necessary to catch trout consistently all day. Keeping a pre-rigged tandem nymph rig ready to go, will allow you to quickly change out your flies from one hole to the next and save you critical...