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Fifty Tips Tips/Tactics

Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #47 — See the Dead Drift

on
June 24, 2018
The dead drift. That’s what it’s all about, right? It’s the baseline for a decent presentation and the starting point for real success in fly fishing. Oh sure, we strip streamers. We swing wet flies. And on occasion we may dance an Elk Hair Caddis on its hackle across the river. But by and large, the dead drift is our objective when fishing for trout — especially wild ones . . .
Fifty Tips Tips/Tactics

Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #10 — Mend Less

on
October 1, 2017

Many fly anglers are entertained and enamored with the fly line itself. They make loops and curls that hang and fall, watching the line swing and glide through the…