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Browsing the "Kelly Galloup" Tag

Industry News: St. Croix Rod Introduces Mojo Trout

St Croix Rods has consistently made one of the best “keeper” low priced fly rods in the industry. Any fly fisher proud to own a Mojo Trout rod [...]

July 10, 2018 RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Tying Kelly Galloup’s Goober Midge

Here we have Kelly Galloup's effective little attractor pattern, the Goober Midge, which imitates a little caddis or midge fly. It is tied in thirds... [...]

January 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Switch Rods: “Getting to know you, getting to know all about you”

The switch rod, correctly made as a switch rod... not over 11-feet, is like a triple-option quaterback in football - Cordell Stewart (Slash) comes to mind. [...]

April 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Domenick Swentosky with a point of view on droppers

Instead of attaching the extra tippet to the bend or the eye of a fly, I attach it around the mainline. This gives me the freedom to slide the trailer line up and out of the way so that I [...]

April 15, 2016 Opinion, RECENT, Slide

Video: Kelly Galloup on choosing the right reel…

Kelly Galloup has a way of calling "pretty" overrated or non-functioning. In this video he debunks fly reel ad speak and gets down to his opinionated take... [...]

March 10, 2016 Opinion, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Tips & Tactics: More about spring runoff, high water and the need for a short game

The best techniques for nymphing are simple. A two fly rig has a near the bottom nymph and the dropper 16-to 18-inches above that to catch trout targeting emergers. [...]

February 8, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Rigging: Spring is nearing. Off color, high water offers nymphing opportunities

Kelly Galloup’s short drop shot rigs are targeted, simple, practical in application, and productive. When you are drop-shoting you are not casting , but "tightlining". [...]

February 5, 2016 RECENT, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Another way of looking at streamer fly fishing

Kelly Galloup explains how to build short, effective leaders for fishing articulated streamers while using a full sinking 200-250 grain fly line. [...]

February 4, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: Casting for distance. What is the point?

While the fly fishing industry rod makers and line manufacturers fixate on casting for distance, a cadre of guides and industry aficionados voice opinions to the contrary. [...]

February 1, 2016 Opinion, RECENT, Slide