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Knots: The importance of being earnest about them

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 [...]

November 6, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

What’s in a name, Euro nymphing and techniques

European Nymphing, in all of its forms, emphasizes line control - short distance fishing, and quick sinking flies that allow the angler to detect the subtlest of strikes [...]

October 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

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

Profile: Norman Duncan, fishing guide, inventor, engineer, progressive thinker, writer, chef and conservationist

I remember fishing off Key Biscayne before they built the bridge, and in the bay, we caught snapper, trout and mackerel... [...]

June 25, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Profile, Slide, Spot