January 2018

Stories

Upper Honey

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January 30, 2018

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.

You gear up, lock the truck and hike down the ravine. Following the path of a shallow ditch, you enter the water…

Fifty Tips Tips/Tactics

Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #27– The First Cast Curse

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January 28, 2018

How many times have you waded into position, settled your boots into the shifting gravel bed, taken a deep breath, and caught a trout on the first cast?

If you’ve…

Stories

It’s Not the Same

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January 26, 2018

** Note: This February 2016 story is revised and revisited here today.
Sawyer skidded the truck sideways a little and pulled the e-brake as we lurched to a stop in…

Ask an Expert Tips/Tactics

Ask an Expert | For Euro Nymphing or the Mono Rig, what leader material do you like for the butt section?

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January 24, 2018

Fly fishers are a funny bunch. We ask questions, get answers, then go off and do our own thing anyway. Truth be told, some of the best innovations come…

Fifty Tips

Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #26 — The Art of Hanging Out

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January 21, 2018

Tip number one was about fishing more, and (spoiler alert) tip fifty is about fishing harder. But do you ever just sit and watch the river? Do you know…