October 2017

Tips/Tactics

Beads are the Best

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October 31, 2017

 

Hatch Magazine published my article, “Beads are the Best,” with some candid thoughts on when, why and how beadhead flies work.

Here’s an excerpt . . .

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Fifty Tips Tips/Tactics

Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #14 — Tippet Rings — Thank you, tiny circles

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October 29, 2017

“Those tiny rings change everything,” said my father. He stood in the water beside me, looking curiously through his glasses at my little metal circles.

“Sure do.” I replied, and…

Commentary

Streamside | 86,000 Miles and the Unassessed Waters Initiative

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October 27, 2017

 

Protecting our rivers and the fish that live there — that’s the mission, isn’t it? That’s what so many good people and anglers work toward.

Trout Unlimited has partnered with…

Tips/Tactics

One Great Nymphing Trick

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October 25, 2017

Whether tight lining, nymphing with an indicator or fishing dry-dropper, the most critical element for getting a good dead drift is to lead the nymph through one single current…

Fifty Tips

Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #13 — Fish with Friends

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October 22, 2017

People are different. We aren’t compatible with everyone else, and I guess we’re not supposed to be. My nature isn’t a great match for some anglers, and that’s obvious…