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Barrett’s Craft Fur Tarpon Shrimp, better than a stand by

| FEATURE STORY, Flies, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, YouTube | No Comments
Any fly that can encourage an eat in a pressured environment, like tarpon in the Florida Keys, deserves more than a casual walk-by.

You invite casting impossibilities if your fly rod and fly line are mismatched

| Everglades National Park, FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, fly lines, Fly Reels, Fly Rods, leaders, Lefty Kreh, Slide, Steve Kantner | No Comments
Correctly pairing rods with reels, and especially with fly lines and leader accouterments, can make or break your day.

Late Fall: The best fly fishing near you on untrampled water

| FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Trout | No Comments
Fall is a great time for fly fishers easily seduced by the out-of-doors, being skilled casters, and can start fishing at lunchtime.

Opinion: Fly reels are works of art, as are my double barrels

| Art, FEATURE STORY, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Fly Reels, Opinion, Slide | No Comments
Big time fly reel performance started when a Tibor - Billy Pate reel showed it could slow down a 100-pound tarpon.
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Practice during Delayed Harvest and your trout skills-sets will multiply

| Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Steve Hudson, Trout | No Comments
Delayed Harvest programs are popular, but its detractors say stocking over native fish dilutes native species' DNA into a weaker 'brand' of trout.

Cleveland and Pittsburgh, no, not football, steelhead

| Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide, steelhead trout | No Comments
"Steelheaders eventually become philosophers, but it's almost impossible to buy decent tackle on a philosopher's salary . . ."

After a summer of donated flies, it’s time for better weed guards

| Flies, Fly Fishing, fly tying, RECENT, Slide, weed guards, YouTube | No Comments
Anglers can tie weed guards onto a store-bought fly - even a non-fly tyer can take care of that, as the video shows.

A choice for public lands is now between two distinct energy futures

| Climate Change, Conservation, Donald Trump, High Country News, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide | No Comments
"Trump's public-lands approach is rooted in the denial of any science that conflicts with their extractive agenda."
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