Sitting On Top Of The World

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DAN FLYNN STALKS BROOK TROUT IN AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION. Summer is here and for those of us in the southeast it's time to beat it to the headwaters for a little Brookie fishing. If that's your game, water falls like this one over a hundreds feet...

Nets, Go Big or Go Home

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I received an email from a reader the other day asking advice on steelhead nets. I thought it was a topic worth some discussion. We put a lot of thought into rods, reels, lines and flies but often the piece of equipment that seals the...

3 Counterintuitive things tenkara has shown me

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By Daniel Galhardo Tenkara has taught and old dog some new tricks. Since I started learning tenkara, it’s become obvious to me, that regardless of how intuitive the method is to the novice fly angler, some parts of tenkara are likely counterintuitive to the experienced fly angler. HERE...

Beginner Series: Fly Lines, Leaders, and Tippet

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By Justin Pickett So you’ve decided to dive into the world of fly fishing and need to outfit your new rod and reel purchase with a fly line, leaders and spools of tippet. Does it matter what line you get? And what about leaders? What the hell...

Shooting Line In The Backcast Is A Skill Every Fly Angler Needs

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THERE ARE A LOT OF MOVING PARTS IN A FLY CAST. There's a lot of talk about the double haul and the tight loop, and there should be, they are hugely important skills that every angler should practice. It always surprises me, however, how many experienced...