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Jigged “Euro Streamer” with Lance Egan

Lance Egan is a Team USA member. His inventions: Frenchie, Red Dart, and Rainbow Warrior. "Modern Nymphing” is the best ever on Euro-nymphing. [...]

March 12, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Nymph fishing in layman’s terms

Lance Eagan knows nymphing. Combined, he's been in the guiding business and fly shop business for 25 years and he's a born teacher. [...]

March 6, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

So many UV resins… and ways to use them

UV cure resins are available from a variety of manufacturers. There are different viscosities, from watery thin to very thick. [...]

February 28, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Euro-nymphing explained

Called “euro nymphing” in angling circles, this extremely effective technique grew from the rules found in competition fly fishing. [...]

February 26, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Trout shortcuts and the infinity knot

What's knot to live by when you're fly fishing? Chuck Marshall, does an excellent job presenting what he calls the infinity knot. [...]

February 26, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Choosing Beads, Barbell Eyes and Coneheads

Paradoxically, the sophistication in fly tying can sometimes be discovered reaching back for new materials that are staples in the craft world. [...]

February 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tying the Velcro Crab

Tying the Velcro Crab If you are like me, you are a little obsessed with packing multiple different crab patterns in your fly box. In my current list of favorites are the raghead crab, the kung fu crab, the venerable [...]

February 5, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

What’s in your “Pack?”

Fly fishing the saltwater or fresh, having access to changeout things like tippets, short shooting head fly lines, flies, and tools are essential. [...]

February 1, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Curve cast gets you around obstructions

Having the curve cast in your tool box could come in needed on almost every trout anglers outing. It’s a great idea to master it. Practicing it is fun. [...]

December 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Nymphing your way to stardom

If your fly isn't bumping the riverbed now and then and you’re never losing a nymph to a rock, then you're not doing it right. [...]

December 11, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics