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Streamside Tips/Tactics

Streamside | George Daniel on nymphs — When in doubt, drag ’em

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March 10, 2018
Fly fishing done well is a mental game, a series of tips and tricks. Those tricks are like a deck of cards, all stacked up and ready to play, ready to pull out and utilize the one that best fits the moment. Sometimes we know what card to play, and other times we stand in the river befuddled and confused. In those perplexing moments, we shuffle the deck and then choose: Pick a card — any card. Adding cards to the deck of tricks is half the fun of this whole thing. All the good anglers I know are constantly searching for the next trick, the next clue, because a larger deck provides more options and more solutions.
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Commentary Streamside

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…

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Streamside | The Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center Online

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September 29, 2017

I’m part of the last generation to learn things without the aid of the internet. When I taught myself to fly fish in the…

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Streamside | All that Glitters — Gink & Gasoline on Golden Trout

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August 10, 2017

Louis Cahill submitted a public service announcement for the fly fishing community the other day. With his post “All That Glitters,” the Gink and…

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Streamside Tips/Tactics

Streamside | Fly rod length vs Fly Rod Reach — Devin Olsen does the math

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August 4, 2017

Leave it to Devin Olsen of Tactical Fly Fisher to make a physics equation out of the length of a fly rod vs the…

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Streamside | DIY Shake Fly Floatant via Living Fly Legacy

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May 8, 2017

A few years ago I took a chance and bought thirty-two ounces of powdered, fumed silica from an ebay seller.

“What the hell is that?”…

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Streamside | Kelly Galloup with Reno Fly Shop Podcast

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March 14, 2017

Sinking into a podcast while tying flies or traveling to the river is one of my favorite ways to relax and learn something at…

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Stories Streamside

Streamside | Dirt Roads and Blue Lines

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April 1, 2016

My good friend, Chase Howard, writes the blog Dirt Roads and Blue Lines. I love his approach…

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