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Basic Entomology For Fly Fishing

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Spring Fling: Tying the Clouser Minnow

<i>Photo by Gorman Studio</i><p>I can feel it coming, like a shad senses spring freshets trickling into the sea. Scientists have a word for this seasonal …

Book Review: '25 Best Most Versatile Flies' by Al Ritt

For years, I have been advocating that it's better to fish fewer fly patterns in different ways, than it is to feel like you have to buy 1,000 …

In Defense of Dry Fly Anglers

I wrote a recent blog reminding us, we, the industry need to be a aware of the wants and needs of all anglers. Reminding us that whether you be a …

Fishing

Record Largemouth Bass - In-Fisherman

Record largemouth bass are an obsession for some, a passion for others, and a joy to behold for the masses. Defining “trophy” is a personal matter, …

Fly Fishing Getting Started - Trout Food Overview - Fly Fishing > Getting Started

There are thousands of streams across the region where wild trout naturally reproduce as a result of ideal water conditions and the availability of …

Stone-Cold Trout: How to Fish Winter Stonefly Hatches

<i>Photo by Barry and Cathy Beck</i><p>As a teenager, my box of go-to winter trout flies consisted of exactly two patterns: pink San Juan worms and orange …

Tying With Marabou

Tying with marabou is one of the most beautiful, useful natural materials available to fly tiers. Use it to tie leech imitations, Woolly Buggers, …

6-Year-Old Breakdancer Demolishes Her Opponent In Competition

Even if you've been practicing and practicing your headspins, you still might not match up to miniature breakdancer "Bgirl Terra."<p>At just six years old, she's already part of the UK break dancing troupe Soul Mavericks, and is wowing crowds with her fearless moves.<p>The video above is from the Chelles …

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 …

See This, Do That: Sight Casting to Large Rainbow Trout in an Eddy

I just returned from my trip to Kooi Noom in southern Argentina and my mind is still racing with highlight reel replays of battles fought with …

20 obsolete English words that should make a comeback

DURING MY UNDERGRADUATE studies as a Linguistics major, one of the things that struck me most is the amazing fluidity of language. New words are …

Language

10 Reasons to Bring the Outdoors In

Have you ever stepped out of the car (after a traffic-dodging drive from the city) into fresh mountain air, drawn in a deep breath, and felt …

Tag: DIY

Steal This Look: Pastel Bright Bedroom in Paris, DIY Edition<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>8 Easy Low-Cost, Low-Commitment Summer DIY Projects with Painter’s Drop …

Essential Oils

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

54 Things Everyone Needs To Know How To Do

There are those quintessential skills that we can all agree every human should have, including wilderness and survival skills. However, in this day …

Customer Service

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 …

Fly-Tying Tips from Tightline Productions

Nearly every week, we are treated to the brilliant fly-tying videos from Tightline Productions. Here’s an excellent video from Tim Flagler that …

Fishing Central Great Magnetic Fly Box

TIPS<p>FLY FISHING<p>Posted Nov 17, 2013<p>Since some fishing seasons are over and ice fishing isn’t here yet, lets make some gear.<p>Here’s a way to make a nice …

Flea Markets

Classic Pro Tips: 8 Must-Have Flies for Winter Fishing

Written by: The staff of Trouts Fly Fishing<p>We are very fortunate in Colorado that we have the opportunity to fish 365 days a year. And though we are …

Pro Tip: Fly Selection Made Easy

Written by: Steve May<p><b>Editor’s note: Experienced fly fishers have certainly run into situations where fly selection is a lot tougher than described</b> …

Fishing

Tuesday Tip: Four Tips on Tippets

One of the easiest ways to improve your presentation in your trout fishing is to pay more attention to your tippet. It’s as important as the fly …

3 Myths about Fly-fishing with a Reel - Tenkara

<b>You can reach everywhere:</b> People must assume that because they have a lot of line in their reels that it will give them unlimited reach. But, first …

America's Top 10 Flyfishing States

As trout season opens around the U.S., a thought experiment on the top 10 flyfishing states in the country, listed in no particular order.<p><b>Florida</b><p>Florida is hands-down the best saltwater flyfishing destination in the States. The Keys still have big, wary bonefish. They have the wily permit. And they …

John Juracek - fly fishing photography

<b>It's not just the fishing. It's the beauty of the places where you fish. John Juracek, whose photography is described as "minimalist" captures the</b> …

The $100 DIY Fly Fishing Rod

A few hours and 100 bucks are about all it takes to craft a unique fly rod. Russell Parks of Angler Fly Shop in Missoula, Mont., tells us how to get started.<p><b>One of the joys of fly fishing</b> is the crafting involved—and that isn't limited to tying flies. "People can't believe how easy it is to build a …