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Fly Fishing articles, tips and tricks, including, fly tying patterns, fly fishing instruction, stream, lake, and ocean fly fishing techniques. Everything from advanced fly fishing and fly tying to beginner fly fishing how to's, and gear suggestions.

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Canyon Pocket Water

Some of our favorite trout streams across America that are suppose to be a sure bet for catching trophy trout are not always able to live up to all the expectations placed on them. Especially during the hot summer months these special rivers see hundreds or...

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Fly Fishing: Organization is the Key

There are many fly-tying pitfalls that a newly christened fly tier can fall into but one of the worst is not being organized. Can you ever remember getting to one of the last steps in finishing your favorite fly pattern and with one hand being held in place...

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Fly Tying: Softex Spawn

In the everlasting search for the perfect egg fly to drift this upcoming spring; one fly has set itself apart from all the rest. The soft touch spawn pattern incorporates all the great characteristics of the traditional egg flies with a few new secrets of its ...

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Fly Tying: Swinger

If you were to get a sneak peak into fishermans' fly boxes across the country, I am sure you would see a lot of the same types of flies. Hares Ear's, Prince nymph's and Wulff dry flies would definitely make up a large portion of flies in these boxes. Just as...

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Madam X Hopper Pattern

When it comes to filling my fly box for the upcoming summers fishing trips there is one principle I always adhere to. And that is the simple fact that one cannot have to many different hopper patterns. In my fly box I carry deer hair, foam and parachute...

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Meet Jason Akl

I am a self-taught fly fisher/ fly dresser who grew up under the bright lights of the big city, Toronto (Canada) that is. I started fly fishing about 7 years ago and since then it has become the staple which my life revolves around. Fly fishing small streams...

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Rainbow Smolt

There is no doubt in my mind that the feeding habits of large trout change the bigger they get and later into the season it is. Large trout do still consume their daily diets of ants, mayflies, caddisflies, and true flies while they can, but in the fall...

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Red Barron Epoxy Minnow

Fly patterns that are incorporating epoxy into their construction have exploded in popularity in the salt-water fly tying world in the last few years. These patterns can range anywhere from minnow mimics to any form of crustacean and even to copying squid....

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Fly Tying the PT Stone Pattern

Some of the most enjoyable hatches to fish throughout the long summer months would have to be those of the insect order Plecoptera (stoneflies). When the time is right for the bugs to emerge, there is no need for a magnifying glass to try and identify what is ...

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Super Bunny Fly Pattern

The Bunny Fly is a probably one of the most versatile and well known fly patterns used in the last two decades by anglers all over the world. The bunny fly can be fished in almost any environment from the saltwater coastlines to the tranquil riverbanks of our ...

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