November 2017

Tips/Tactics

Gear Tip — Keep the rust away, and keep beads shiny with silica gel

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November 29, 2017

Editor’s Note: This is one of the first tips I wrote for Troutbitten, back…

Fifty Tips Tips/Tactics

Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #18 — Imagine a Target — Fish to the Fish

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November 26, 2017

You can roam the river, mending, drifting and stripping, casting into every corner pocket and straight channel. You have the skills to present the fly, the consummate awareness of…

Gear Reviews

A Fly Fisher’s Gift Guide — The C&F Chest Patch

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November 23, 2017
It's Christmastime. A season where people who love a fly fisher wonder what the heck they could possible buy that might produce a genuine smile on Christmas morning. To the non-angler, all the stuff out there in the garage, in the boxes and tubes, all of the tools, pieces and parts in the dens, bedrooms, studios or man caves is an exhausting mystery.

But I have the solution. There’s one gift that I recommend for any trout angler. I’ve suggested it often, and it never fails. The C&F Chest Patch . . .

Streamers Tips/Tactics

The Big Rig — The Two Plus One — Two Nymphs and a Streamer

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November 21, 2017

Multi-fly rigs are nothing new. We pair one nymph with another all the time. Many of us fish two streamers, and most of us cast a dry fly with…

Fifty Tips Tips/Tactics

Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #17 — Pick One Water Type

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November 19, 2017

If the objective is to learn something while you’re on the stream, then focus on one kind of water — just nymph the riffles, for example. And if the…