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After sex, couples never talk about running lines

There’s an excellent reason to have a loop to loop connection with shooting heads - easy changeouts — good reason for integrated running lines, smooth casting. [...]

July 1, 2019 Gear Review, Point Of View, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tying terrestrials flies out of foam sheets – a better way

Tying terrestrial flies out of foam sheet stock is almost impossible to improve on… . using cut-outs. The floatant issue a salvation on its own. [...]

June 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

My lethal Homeric siren of the world’s flats – a Ruben Martin shrimp

A lot of academics suggest gamefish respond to external, atmospheric conditions to feed, but it's prey that reacts and gets followed and hunted. [...]

June 28, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Walleye at 20-feet or less

Walleye (Sander vitreus) is very much worth a destination trip - usually accompanying them are smallmouth bass and in some instances, crappie. [...]

June 24, 2019 Advice, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

The Bimini Twist is now as easy to tie as your shoelaces

If you're into catching fish that can take you into your backing learning to tie the Bimini Twist is essential, and now it's easy to tie. Watch and see. [...]

June 19, 2019 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics, tying knots

You’re going to learn how to hand whip finish, now

If your hand-whip finish is iffy, this video will clear up how to do it correctly. Trouble with the tool? No problem - fixed right here and now. [...]

June 17, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Threads: Choosing tying materials requires thoughtfulness

Trying to keep fly tying in the box of fun and useful requires making inventory decisions, or you’ll get hoarder-like and buried in junk. [...]

May 28, 2019 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Lefty Kreh on dry flies and nymphs that travel well

New water doesn't always mean flies you're familiar with won't sell to the local trout. Lefty's list DOES travel and catches trout, just pay attention to sizes. [...]

May 24, 2019 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

This leech swims and catches, and floats and catches

From ocean to bass pond there are leeches and worms by the score. Everything that swims, at one time or another, eats them. Swim this leech! [...]

May 22, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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