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Two-hand your nine into the world of spey

If you thought you needed a spey rod to advantage the trend in shooting heads, think again. For most casts you’re good to go with that nine. [...]

May 15, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Galloup’s Sex Dungeon

Kelly Galloup has dumped more water out of his wading boots than most, so listen close and you will gather many of his pearls of wisdom. [...]

May 8, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Video: RIO’s tarpon fishing tips

RIO's Zack Dalton gives a lot of excellent tips and advice in this informative video providing a great introduction to tarpon fishing. [...]

April 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Add a streamer jig to your Euro rig

Following Lance Egan's advice on the best way to go about nymphing is like betting on the horses after the race - you can't lose. [...]

March 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Zeroing in on fanny packs and the value they provide.

A well designed and durable fanny pack can make a day outing on the flats or stream a whole lot easier than vest digging or pocket fumbling. [...]

March 25, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Gadgets, Gear, Slide, Tips & Tactics

The pros and cons of short and long fly rods

A newbie has to rely on a pro guide, fly fishing show, or fly shop for advice on buying a fly rod and MUST test drive a lot of rods before buying one. [...]

March 19, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Craft Fur Hollow Fleye Minnow

Hollow Fleyes were invented by Bob Popovics and this particular version is great at creating smaller versions of the pattern. [...]

March 13, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

So many UV resins… and ways to use them

UV cure resins are available from a variety of manufacturers. There are different viscosities, from watery thin to very thick. [...]

February 28, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Euro-nymphing explained

Called “euro nymphing” in angling circles, this extremely effective technique grew from the rules found in competition fly fishing. [...]

February 26, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Trout shortcuts and the infinity knot

What's knot to live by when you're fly fishing? Chuck Marshall, does an excellent job presenting what he calls the infinity knot. [...]

February 26, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics