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Browsing the "Steve Hudson" Tag

Atlanta’s rare trait: year round trout fishing

Steve Hudson has become one of the South's most heralded outdoor writers - trout fishing, fly tying, and hiking the riverine parks and Blue Ridge Mountains. [...]

October 23, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Knots, do-overs, kinky swirls, and the stuff we’re told

Attaching a fly to your tippet is as important as the fly you chose and the water you selected to fish. Don’t rush the job or treat it as a distraction - operator error is why knots fail [...]

October 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The lowly hook is huge when it’s, “Fish on!”

Buying cheap brandless hooks made in Asia does not always work out well. You'll be better-served buying hooks at your local fly shop [...]

October 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Is ‘on the road again’ fly tying for you?

I have only heard of tyers using their version of portable tying kits on trips, but when in NZ, guides did tie flies at the stream, but no tools were needed! [...]

June 7, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Don’t complain. Fish in the rain.

Compared to the middle of the streams waterflow, the water directly adjacent to the banks may be a little bit clearer and will usually be a bit slower too. [...]

May 29, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Chattahoochee Trout, the ‘Compleat Anglers’ playbook

There are books we review, books for our bookshelves, books for our coffee table, and then there is a book to keep in the truck, like Chattahoochee Trout [...]

May 25, 2018 RECENT, Slide

A fly for all seasons: sculpin

The activity of tying your own flies has been determined to have a positive effect on the state of your mental health; you get off the self-stress bus. [...]

May 18, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Can your laundry room help you make dry(er) flies?

For some reason fly tying brings out the flea market, the craft store, "picker" and garage sale need in all who tie, but the laundry room dryer lint screen? [...]

May 3, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying #11 – Woolly Bugger 

Some anglers believe the Woolly Bugger, tied in its original way and its many alternatives catch more fish than any fly ever invented [...]

November 29, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

The Less Mess Morrish Mouse

This fly pattern, Less Mess Morrish Mouse as tied by Tim Flagler, has relatives for sure, but Flagler’s version is so simple to tie, and it caught trout and bass, so far [...]

November 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide