The Salt Water Quick Cast

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One of the most crucial skills in salt water fly fishing is shooting line. Everything happens quickly on the flats and the angler who can put his fly on a fish sixty feet from the boat with only two false casts will have a distinct advantage. It's...

Rookie Mistakes Cost Fish

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It's such a simple thing to check your fly. It's 6:45 in the back country of the Florida keys. It's mid summer and the water is like glass. I can feel the sweat running down my neck and legs. I'm trying to be as quiet as...

Cool New Stuff From Montana Fly

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Kent and I just returned from the International Fly Tackle Dealers Show (IFTD) in Reno NV last week. We got to see new products for 2013 from a range of fly fishing gear manufacturers, large and small. We shot some video and over the next...

Shutter Speed for Freezing Action

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THINGS HAPPEN FAST IN FLY FISHING. Line whistles through the air, fish leap out of the water, guides swoop in with the net. It's fun to capture these moments of action with the camera but often we fail and end up with a shot that is...

Poonshine

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It’s sunny and sixty-eight degrees. Just a little breeze. It’s mid-April. A perfect day for fishing in Bozeman, Montana. The trouble is, we’re not in Bozeman. It’s actually ten degrees warmer in Bozeman. I know this because my buddy Rich is looking at the weather...