Saturday Shoutout / AZ Wanderings Fly Box

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WHAT'S IN YOUR FLY BOX? I just recently became aware of Arizona Wanderings. It's a great site for the avid fly tyer. The thing I really love is all of the cool patterns I haven't seen before. You might think that I've fished everywhere but I've...

A Conversation With Fly Tyer Tim Widmer

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by Johnny Spillane TODAY WE ARE SITTING DOWN WITH TIM WIDMER, fly fishing guide, commercial tier, College professor specializing professor and general good guy. Tim has been guiding for the better part of two decades and his flies have been produced commercially for almost 10 years. Tim...

The Magic Stonefly

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ON OF THE BEST LESSONS I HAVE LEARNED FROM FISHING WITH KENT IS THIS. IF THERE IS A SECRET TO ANGLING SUCCESS, IT'S CONFIDENCE. A few years back I was on a photo shoot in Wyoming when the client wanted to stage a shot of an...

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...

Saturday Shoutout / Frankenfly & FloatFisher

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This week's Saturday Shoutout showcases two fly tying blogs that are updated regularly and sure to motivate you at your vise. Check out FrankenFly and FloatFisher for good fly pattern recipes and videos....