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The Pandemic vaults fly fishing and hunting participation

| Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, freshwater fly fishing, Henry Fly Rod & Reel, Public Lands, saltwater fishing, Slide, Thom Glace | No Comments
"No one is making more streams. There are only so many streams and lakes you can fish on." -- Tony Gehman, CEO of TCO.

Swims 40 MPH: Spookus easyus, Sunscreen, and Slime

| Bahamas, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Slide | 4 Comments
Mucous, or fish slime, is the first line of defense for a fish. Slime removal increases the likelihood of infection - any fish.

Industry News: ‘That-was-the-week-that-was’; Feb. 19, 2021

| Alaska, Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Orvis News, Pacific salmon, Pebble Mine LP, Slide | No Comments
COVID 19, a new strain coming, devastating climate change, terrorists living next door - please, just ONE Fly Fishing Show for sanity.

Fly Tying: A Yuk sure looks like its Pennsylvania father to me?

| FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Orvis News, Slide, Trout, YouTube | No Comments
Al Troth was probably one of the most innovative modern fly tyers, popularizing many flies for trout fishing like the Elk Hair Caddis.
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The Past Week: News below the fold on February 25, 2021

| Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Climate Change, Coastal Marshes, Conservation, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide | No Comments
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust dominated the past weeks below the fold news stories, but the exciting prospect might be the TRCP proposal?
Caucasian man tying a fly on his fly fishing line while fishing for salmon and searun cutthroat

Knots: To have and to hold – until death do us part

| Fly Fishing, fly tying knots, freshwater fly fishing, Knots, RECENT, saltwater fishing, Slide | No Comments
As we get older and wiser, our fly fishing knot selection can be likened to downsizing when moving to smaller digs. Less can be more.
A fly fisherman and his dog in northern Minnesota.

At The Vise: The Black Mamba comes from the UK and is ‘hated’

| Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Thom Glace, YouTube | No Comments
The Black Mamba has some local creds, and it isn't suspect because it's a Zonker-like fly with a friendly rabbit tail and a Kreelex flash.

Opinion: Barbed Hooks; “There Will Be Blood”

| Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Opinion, RECENT, Slide, Tenkara, YouTube | No Comments
Many anglers, especially tyers, have carefully chosen their hook configurations and won't change - preferring instead to crimp their barbs.
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