Flynn’s Stonefly Nymph: Video

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I HAVE SAID ON MANY OCCASIONS THAT, I DON'T CARE TO LIVE IN A WORLD WHERE TROUT DON'T EAT STONEFLIES. My good friend Dan Flynn shares my obsession with the noblest of insects. Dan is a great tyer with an impressive repertoire of classic patterns. I...

New Peak Tying Vise Gets Things Under Control

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Remember when you were a kid and you saw something on TV and you just had to have it? Of course you do. Who are we kidding, fly anglers never grow out of that. That's exactly what happened when I saw a video of Pat Coen...

Saturday Shoutout / Cohen Made

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Pat Cohen puts his soul into fly tying. There are few tiers out there as original as Pat Cohen. His techniques and the creations they yield are stellar. Bloomberg recently did a great interview and companion video on Pat. It's a great sneak peak into his...

The CDC Blood Midge

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MIDGE PATTERNS CAN BE REMARKABLY EFFECTIVE FOR TROUT. Depending on how you count them there could be over a thousand species of midge. That's a lot of choices for the discerning trout. There are almost as many choices for the angler and a midge obsession can...

If It Looks Offensive, Fish It!

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By Justin Pickett Does a trout fly have to "be something?" I was once approached by a man on a local stream after I had brought a nice male Rainbow Trout to the net, and immediately he asked the age old question, “What'd he eat?” I removed...