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Frank Sawyer: The Foundation of Modern Nymph Fishing

| FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Pheasant Tail Fly, Slide, Videos | One Comment
Sawyer advocated the 'sink and draw' method of nymphing - the nymph sank and then was made to 'swim' towards the surface by lifting the tip and drawing in the…

Fly Tying Kits: Tools and feathers, a good book, and a good video

| FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide, The Series: Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Women Anglers | No Comments
Fly tying flies adds measurably to the experience of fishing. Later in life, it can become more important than fishing.

Henry Fly Rods, Underhanded Casting, Henrik Mortensen

| FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Henry Fly Rods, Slide, YouTube | No Comments
Mortensen's Scandinavian Spey Cast is unique because of having a focus on and the importance of underhand two-handed casts.
Man selecting fishing fly from storage container, close-up

Knots: In fly fishing the value of knots cannot be overstated

| FEATURE STORY, Field and Stream, fluorocarbon, Fly Fishing, fly fishing knots, fly tying knots, RIO Products, Simon Gawesworth, Slide | No Comments
People who like to fish generally don't migrate to fly fishing. Too difficult to cast and too many knots.
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Snook out of season on the ‘Trail’ with an idiot

| catch and release, Conservation, Conservation News, Florida, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Tamiami Trail, Thom Glace | No Comments
He lip held the snook perpendicular to the ground, unsupported, thinking I'd ogle over the catch.

Fly fishing for billfishes – society of a few

| Billfish, Fly Fishing, George Sawley, Jake Jordan, Mako Reels, Marlin Magazine, Nautilus Fly Reels, Nick Smith, RECENT, Slide | No Comments
Some anglers spend fortunes and lifetimes pursuing billfish - regardless of the consequences to bank accounts, careers, and family life.

The Crazy Charlie, a fly with a long history

| Bahamas, Bonefish, Crazy Charlie Fly, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, fly tying, Prescott Smith, RECENT, Slide, YouTube | No Comments
Charlie Smith was the first Bahamian to own a bone fishing lodge. It was called Charlie’s Haven, on the water’s edge in Behring Point, Andros Island, Bahamas.

At The Vise: Shrimp flies open a whole new world

| Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Ruben Martin, Shrimp Fly, Slide, YouTube | One Comment
Fly shop shrimp patterns can be expensive. A pre-trip shrimp tying effort will save a lot of money and add to the fun
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