October 2016

Tips/Tactics

Depth, Angle, Drop: Three Elements of a Nymphing Rig

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October 25, 2016

Legendary saxophone player, Charlie Parker said, “Master your instrument. Master the music. And then forget all that bullshit and just play.”

I think the same advice extends to fly fishing.

Good…

Philosophy Stories

Peace In the Valley

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October 20, 2016

Dad and I didn’t set up camp in our usual spot. For as long as I can remember, we’ve chosen primitive, state forest lands rather than campgrounds. It’s quieter,…

Tips/Tactics

For Tight Line Nymphing and the Mono Rig, What’s a Good Fly Rod?

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October 14, 2016

Nymphing is usually the best way to meet trout on their own terms. Throughout the seasons, simple nymph patterns catch the most fish. That’s especially true here in the…

Philosophy Stories

Two Sides to Every Fisherman

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October 9, 2016

There are two sides to every fisherman: one that simply enjoys being on the water (hoping to catch a fish), and the other that desperately wants to know how…