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Maybe it’s me

So I’m at my fly vice with the usual array of fur, feather, plastic, cottons and silks, and some bizarre metal instruments that would seem more at …

11 Brilliant Recipes For Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Leftovers are the best.<p>Leftover mashed potatoes are never as good as they are when originally presented. That’s why, when you’re faced with a big bowl of leftover spuds, you should think beyond reheating.<p>We’re talking about using mashed potatoes as a stepping stone to other great meals like …

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'Through the Guides': Inside the Life Of a Fly Fishing Guide

Alvin Dedeaux catches bass on a spun deer hair fly on the Colorado River in Texas. Greg Dini chases redfish and tarpon down the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. Hilary Hutcheson can read the Flathead River in Montana like the back of her hand. But there is more to a fly fishing guide than the number of …

Ten Beyond Basic Fly Fishing Tips

So you have your first fly rod, and probably are catching some trout, maybe with a bobber, or a bugger or if you are lucky a dry fly. Sure there is …

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 04.08.16

Welcome the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we feature the best videos from around the world. This week, …

9 Hot and Sour Soup Recipes That Are Better Than Takeout

Hot and sour soup is a beloved Chinese takeout staple, but it's easy to make at home and the results are extra-delicious. Here, nine amazing versions …

This Year, Spare a Turkey and Stuff a Fish Instead

As many do, one year in college, I came home for the holidays a vegetarian—a pescatarian, to be precise.<p>My mom, being the resourceful type, decided we should stuff a fish for the holiday. We both love stuffing—the goal of the meal for us, really—but decided we would miss the grand presentation of …

The Drift Boat Word Association Game: Major Fly Fishing Brands

I have a little exercise I like to do every so often when I'm rowing the boat: a word association game. I say the name of a company or brand, and the …

Total Outdoorsman Tip: Use a Reach Cast for Fast Water Fishing

<i>by Kirk Deeter</i><p>When there’s fast water between you and a target fish, don’t make a straight cast, because the current will grab your fly line and drag …

Your Coolest New Party Trick: The Instant Old Fashioned

Forget not having fun at parties you're hosting. Make this quick and easy syrup in advance and make guests instant Old Fashioneds all night.<p>Ready to be the coolest person at any party you attend from here on out? Come equipped with a recipe for Old Fashioned syrup you're about to commit to memory, …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Carne Asada

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>To say "I'm going to develop a recipe for carne asada" is akin to saying "Bartender, get me a beer, please." The immediate follow-up is likely to be "I'm afraid you're going to have to be a bit more specific than …

The 7 core fly fishing knots

Yes, you have to know a few more than seven knots to cover all of fly fishing, but these seven form the core. With them, the fly rodder can fish …

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50 Genius DIY Garage Storage and Organization Project Ideas – Page 3

11 Screwdriver Coat Rack<p>11. Screwdriver Coat Rack: Create a versatile display that does double-duty organizing your tools and serving as a coat rack …

DIY Cold-Brew Coffee

1. Combine 1/2 pound coffee grounds with 6 cups cold water in a large pitcher or glass jar. Let stand 5 minutes.<p>2. Add remaining coffee grounds and 3 cups cold water, making sure all the grounds are wet. Cover, and let steep, at room temperature for 12 hours or in the refrigerator for 24 hours.<p>3. …

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Simple Wedding DIY Projects for a Non-Crafty Bride

<i>While every bride adores adding personalized touches to a wedding, not all are blessed with innate DIY skills. But how can a bride include custom accents to her wedding décor without key crafting prowess? Our etiquette experts weigh in on quick and simple DIY projects for an inexperienced …

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

What You Can Make With Plywood And Paint Sticks Will Totally Upgrade Your Kitchen

Have you always dreamt of having a butcher block countertop, but can't for the life of you find one that's affordable? Well, look no further, because …

Man Cave Ideas - 19 DIY Decor and Furniture Projects

• Home<br>• ><br>• DIY<br>• ><br>• Man Cave Ideas - 19 DIY Decor and Furniture Projects<p>posted 3 years ago<br>Categories: DIY<p><b>10. Beer Bottle Opener and Cap Catcher</b><p>What makes a beer …

Smoked Trout and Shellfish Chowder

6 Servings<p>This chowder is built on the cooking liquid from the clams and mussels, and gets its smokiness from the last-minute addition of trout (not bacon!).<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Broth<p>4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>½ medium onion, chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, …

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Fishing casts its spell on my girl

After the birth of her first child, Annalisa Barbieri gave up angling, which she adored. Now she returns to the water with her daughter, 11, to share the joys of rods and fly-tying<p>My first fishing trip involved begging. I had to plead with my cousin to take me with him: I was 12, he was a bit …