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Kit: Fly Fishing the Rockies

Destination fly fishing for trout in the high country of Colorado is a little different than going for sunnies in the local pond. Your gear needs to …

Graphite Rods: Behind the Scenes

The making of a graphite rod blank is a more complicated and expensive process than you would think, explains Tim Romano on <i>Field & Stream</i>, after …

Autumn on the Blue River

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Sight Fishing: A Few Tips for Casting to Spooky Trout

Anglers often forget that a trout's eyes are on the sides of its head and not pointing forward, like human eyes. Thus, the fish's peripheral vision …

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Unpacking: Fishpond Westwater Guide Lumbar Pack

Unboxed. Distinctively Fishpond.<p>Today a package arrived from somewhere out west where Fishponds are hatched. Enclosed was the Fishpond Westwater …

Dave Whitlock Explains How to Tie His Most Famous (and Deadliest) Trout Fly, Dave's Hopper

In the April 2010 <i>Field & Stream</i>, senior editor Colin Kearns interviewed Dave Whitlock, a flyfishing legend who practically invented flyfishing for …

Pro Tip: How to Fish Behind a Midstream Rock

One of the first things a fly fisher learns is that trout like to sit behind rocks. (They also like to sit <i>in front</i> of rocks, but that’s another …

Father/Daughter Fishing

The Evolution of a Vest Fisherman - Fly Fishing > Fly Fishing Tips

<i>Ahhhhh the evolution of a vest fisherman.<br>by Maurice</i><p><b>Stage One:</b> get vest fill with unmentionables over time until its so heavy your back hurts at the …

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Good having friends, thanks Ron Kolman for all the Frenchy's, sulphurs and slate drakes. http://t.co/woPZxcVCEW

Fly Fishing for Large Brown Trout in the Smokies In Fall

Here’s our latest video and we don’t mind saying we’re pretty fond of this one. Anyone who has spent any time fly fishing in the Smokies will know …

How To Become A Badass Angler

Theres No Bigger Badass Than Capt. Bruce Chard Photo by Louis Cahill<p>There was a time when I was a bad photographer and a bad angler.<p>I got to thinking …

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The Muddler Minnow: Best Fly for Fall Trout

If I had to pick one trout fly for anywhere in the country now, it would be an easy choice: the Muddler Minnow. This pattern (and its cousins) can be …