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Trout Towns: 8 Fly Favorites

<i>What makes a trout town? Does it hinge solely on an area’s proximity to coveted rivers, lakes, and streams? Or is it the confluence of top-notch</i> …

Hiking

3 Tips to Maintaining a Clean Fly Tying Station

This is as late in the evening as I have ever made a blog entry. It would be easy to just skip a day, but luckily for this business, my OCD does not …

Picking the Perfect Fly-Fishing Leader

The “rabbit ears” on GD’s Stiff Euro Leader are 1/2″ tag ends left from blood knots in the sighter material. They quiver and twitch when a trout …

Fishing

Taking Care of Your Waders – 8 Tips

A dependable pair of waders is one of the most important pieces of gear to the cold water angler. Make no mistake however, waders aren’t cheap. At …

Fishing

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

How to Brighten Portraits in Only 2 Minutes in Photoshop

Today Phlearn teach you a quick, effective way to brighten your portraits. Never again worry about the desaturated, unnatural skin tone that can come …

Fly tying course # 7 Bullet head technique Madam X

This is another deer hair technique that very useful for many dry, terrestrial, and streamer patterns. Although not an easy technique to get right …

MC COETZER'S FAVOURITE STREAM PATTERNS

MY CURRENT FIRST CHOICE STREAM PATTERNS<p>Text and images by MC Coetzer<p>A range of MC's nymphs<p>DRY FLIES<p>I tend to fish dry flies almost exclusively on the …

Fishing

Flies and Strategies for Big Tailwater Browns

The access points are already busy at 7 a.m. as guides and their clients prepare to fish in time for the morning hatch. Small Sulphurs and midges, …

Fishing

How to Become an Expert in Japanese Tenkara Tactics: Part One

Japan

Pocket-sized Helio is the lightest and brightest camping lantern ever made

Traditional camping lanterns are bulky, heavy to carry, and limited in application — but the Helio shatters all expectations with its pocket-sized …

7 Surprising Health Benefits Of Fly Fishing

Turns out the second most popular outdoor activity in America is also really good for you.<p>The fish was a beauty: a 13-inch, wild-born cutthroat …

7 Reasons I use the Double Figure 8 Loop Knot In Freshwater And Salt

By Louis Cahill This easy fishing knot will help you catch more fish. I learned the Double Figure 8 Loop Knot when I started getting serious about …

Fishing

Fly Fishing’s All-Star Cast

Some of the world’s greatest anglers gather in the Florida Keys for a few days of instruction with some very lucky students<p>It is a flawless late winter Saturday morning in Islamorada, Florida, about half an hour before the twenty-fifth-anniversary session of <b>Sandy Moret’s Florida Keys Fly Fishing</b> …

Making Bamboo Fly Rods is a Fine Art and Craft That Takes a Ton of Patience

<i>This Arizona man is featured making bamboo fly rods for very select customers as he only produces a handful each year.</i><p>Arizona Game and Fish takes us …

Flycraft Stealth Boat

Weighing just 98 lbs and requiring only 3-4 inches of water underneath the boat for floatation, the Flycraft Stealth Boat is as versatile as it is …

Boats

So you want to be a great trout fisherman

First things first. If you’re a brand new fly fisherman, you might want to hold off on this piece. This is for folks who are already decent anglers, …

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Buyer’s Guide: Soft-Shell Roof Top Tents

Although the roof-top tent (RTT) has been around since the thirties in Europe, a rising interest in four-wheel drive touring has only recently …

Extreme Sports

Three Proven Options For Deep, Deep Nymphing

By Louis Cahill IT'S TIME TO MAKE LIKE CAPTAIN NEMO AND GO 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA. Sometimes the only trick to catching fish is getting the fly …

Fishing

Solar Panel Nymph

Power Up Your Nymph Game<br>This pattern is a culmination of some experiments with materials I had never put on the same hook before, vinyl nymph rib and …

Fishing

Peeping Caddis -simple and efficient nymph

Here is a simple and efficient Peeping Caddis:<p>Tying Materials<br>Hook: barbless jig hook<br>Bead: natural colored tungsten – more cheaper than tungsten …

Yellow Tail Jig - Soft Hackle

Add some Jig to your box with this simple tieYellow Tag<br>It's no secret that jig hooks and slotted beads are rapidly increasing in popularity in the …

Fishing

12 Tiny Nymphs that Always Seem to Get the Job Done

Rainbow trout falls for a tiny attractor midge larva. Photo Louis Cahill<p>I used to shy away from fishing tiny nymphs during my rookie years of fly …

Fishing

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Hot Fly Patterns

GALLERY: Hot Flies Innovation1 of 12• <h2>Takahashi’s Mini Minnow (Rainbow)</h2>If you want to catch big trout, it sometimes pays to take advantage of …

Fishing

Classic Video: How to Tie Tom Rosenbauer’s Rabbit’s Foot Emerger

A while ago, we posted an article by Tom Rosenbauer on his most successful fly pattern, the Rabbit’s Foot Emerger. The immediate response from …

Fishing

Black Ruby Baetis Nymph Fly Tying Video - Dakota Angler & Outfitter Black Hills Fly Fishing

Tying the Black Ruby Baetis Nymph<p>A fast sinking Baetis mayfly nymph pattern featuring the new color of Hareline Dubbin Plummeting Tungsten Bead. This …