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Tips & Tactics: A funny thing happened at the office supply store

The accouterments we buy in a fly shop may be better looking, but occasionally the hardware store, office supply store, art supply store or craft store has a better, cheaper products [...]

October 31, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Adding simple to your fly fishing life

While not for everyone and not for every species, Tenkara has merits worth embracing. Its knot system is one of those meritorious aspects. The video will give you "ideas" [...]

October 21, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: About the wily and tasty tripletail

If you fancy a worthy sportfish and a delectable fish for a meal, here's a good tasting one. Behold, the tripletail. [...]

October 13, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Can tippet rings help make you more efficient?

Tippet Rings, manufactured in England, come in two different diameters; 2mm (5/64-inches / nickel alloy) and 3mm (1⁄8-inches / nickel alloy) in silver or black. The rings have real advantages. One, they make changing tippets fast [...]

September 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Seaguar Knot – terminal fluoro shock

Fluorocarbon line has become very popular in the dozen or so years, and is now accepted worldwide by angler’s of any persuasion. [...]

September 28, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Of Interest: The Duncan Loop as tied by the originator

Many knots, especially fishing knots, get renamed by error, but adding one more (sometimes useless) turn, return or step does not qualify to rename. It happens! [...]

September 23, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Two Fly Rod Breakdown Systems for Safe Transport

When a new client arrives at the dock with his rod/s still in their tubes fly fishing guides have a saying when witnessing such an arrival. “This guy is an idiot and I’m in for a long day.” [...]

September 22, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Tandem hook flies will lead to more hooked browns this Fall

If your neck of the woods holds browns, wait until the weather turns and try a tandem streamer. In most destinations, they lead to more hookups. [...]

September 9, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: DIY loop welding makes solid connections

For a very small investment, you can add multiple dimensions to your fishing alternatives as that relates to your fly line. Welding new loops on a shortened fly line now easy [...]

September 6, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Late summer redfish angling advice has legs

The coastal marsh waters of Northeast FL and Southeastern GA produce redfish opportunities that are unique. Connect with SWFT in St. Augustine and get up to speed in minutes [...]

August 8, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics