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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

Evolution of the Marabou Tarpon Toad Fly

Hoover and Andy Mill went on to fish the Marabou Toad pattern extensively with well documented success in the highest levels of the competitive sport. [...]

April 8, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

There’s more to releasing a fish than just letting go…

The easiest way to safely release a fish is in the water but in saltwater away from the water because of sharks. [...]

March 29, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

Tying Tenkara – Heresy in the making?

Tenkara has drawn vilifying fire. Obviously from those wanting things the way they think they should be - anything new to them is unacceptable. [...]

March 22, 2019 Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tenkara, Tips & Tactics, Videos

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