Reece’s Beefcake Beetle

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By Bob Reece Beetles are abundant in the riparian environments that surround many of the waters that trout inhabit. Though their size range varies drastically, their appeal to trout in those areas is consistent. On water where trout frequently see hopper patterns, a properly presented beetle...

I think We’re On To Something

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By Louis Cahill You have to admit there is a family resemblance. There’s no debate that Kelly Galloup has had a huge impact on fly fishing. He certainly has on my personal fishing. I had been tying and fishing a handful of Kelly’s patterns for several years...

The Tennessee Bacon

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This big bite of lard fried southern trout streamer is too good to resist. I've seen the TN Bacon in action and I'm a believer. Big brown trout just can't resist taking a bite. Created for eastern Tennessee tailgaters like the South Holston, this fly catches...

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...