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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 Duncan Loop and a spat about it

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

May 24, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Sunfish? You don’t know what you’re missing

Ditch rip lips - embrace the ceremony of fly fishing to arouse the passion of greater reverberations within yourself - Thomas McGuane (paraphrased) [...]

April 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

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