Steel Wire for Movement and Durability in Articulated Streamers

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By Justin Pickett If it doesn't wiggle it don't go in my box! I fish and tie a lot of articulated streamer patterns. I have an entire cliff box jam packed with them, as well as a collection of Plano boxes full of experiments and f*** ups....

Sunday Classic / Streamers Aren’t Just For Big Water

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Fly fishing to picky educated trout that get pounded daily by fly anglers, can get many of us flustered at times. It's easy to find ourselves following everyone else's lead on the water when it comes to pattern choice. Blue ribbon trout streams in Colorado come...

Fishing the Fall, What You Should Know About Sinking Fly Lines

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By Garner Reid A GOOD PORTION OF MY FLY FISHING INVOLVES THROWING SOME SORT OF A SINKING FLY LINE. Realistically, half of my time on the water involves streamers and sinking lines at least for some part of the day. If I am not out on the...

Trout Streamers And The Problem With Pushing Water

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THAT FLY PUSHES A LOT OF WATER, BUT DOES IT CATCH A LOT OF FISH? Like most human endeavors, fly fishing is subject to fads. One of the latest fads in the sport is flies designed to push water. Largely fueled by the increased popularity of...

Fishing Streamers Is Still All About Presentation

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STREAMER JUNKIES, AND I INCLUDE MYSELF, GET A BAD RAP FROM THE DRY FLY CROWD. In some places they even go so far as to call them lures, rather than streamers. The dyed-in-the-wool purest would portray those of us with the nerve to fish a four-...