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How to restore the Durable Water Repellency of your raingear

Is your wading jacket starting to leak at the seams or elsewhere? It may not be the end for you trusty companion... [...]

August 27, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

At The Vise: Morrish Mouse

While there are a ton of great mouse patterns out there, the Morrish Mouse is tried and true and is a pretty easy tie. [...]

August 6, 2018 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Guide Recommended’s 10 tips to getting started in fly fishing

Getting started in fly fishing doesn't need to be intimidating. Check out these helpful tips that will simplify your approach. [...]

August 2, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly fishing Colorado in the Summer

Kirk Deeter joined me on my radio show to discuss the effects the hot, dry weather is having on stream fishing and to discuss some Summer options. [...]

July 5, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Entry level outfits for the beginner fly fisherman

These five entry level outfits have companies behind them that will back the products and provide quality customer service. [...]

July 2, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Rod Review, Gear, Slide, Tips & Tactics

May the knots be with you

The knot choice made to tie a fly onto the tippet is only and always about the action you want out of the fly. If a toothy animal it’s a wire knot, if not, your call [...]

June 20, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

The trouble with fishing vests, a saltwater angler butts in

The more spartan we are about the accouterments we stuff into our fishing vest, the easier it is to find what we want when we want it while also reducing weight. [...]

June 19, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Can you remember how you learned to cast?

Kathleen Luppi: "But I remain stuck on this idea of standing, waiting, wading, catching and tossing back. Seems like a lot of wasted time." [...]

June 6, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

The 10 Carp Commandments

Many anglers make just a few small mistakes and these mistakes cost anglers fish time and time again. [...]

May 31, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Don’t complain. Fish in the rain.

Compared to the middle of the streams waterflow, the water directly adjacent to the banks may be a little bit clearer and will usually be a bit slower too. [...]

May 29, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics