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Browsing the "Kelley Galloup" Tag

If fish could talk, they’d say it’s the hook they fear most

The most critical factors for hooks are "quality" and "consistency" or fit and finish. And is the wire strong enough as determined by your user experience? [...]

November 7, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Galloup’s Bangtail, a fly for any venue and all seasons

Presented to a snook, it would be made to swim differently than for largemouth bass and tied altogether differently for a trout than an ocean jack, but profile maintained. [...]

October 16, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

You too can probably count on one hand the flies that do the lifting

A few flies, like the ones the owner of Blackfoot River Outfitters shows us in his video, are capable of doing the heavy lifting when the fishing slows. [...]

June 19, 2019 Flies, RECENT, Slide, 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

A fly for all seasons: sculpin

The activity of tying your own flies has been determined to have a positive effect on the state of your mental health; you get off the self-stress bus. [...]

May 18, 2018 RECENT, Slide

What’s in a name, Euro nymphing and techniques

European Nymphing, in all of its forms, emphasizes line control - short distance fishing, and quick sinking flies that allow the angler to detect the subtlest of strikes [...]

October 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Is your fly in play?

When it comes to leader construction, think short leaders for sinking lines and longer leaders if you are using a floating line. [...]

July 26, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Wooly Bugger: The most famous fly of all time?

Someone once said that the Woolly Bugger should be banned from some watersheds. Its effectiveness is that it looks like so many aquatic offerings. [...]

July 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: The art of the articulated fly

One note of interest, Chad Bryson has been at the tying business for years, and like Kelley Galloup, he’s come up things that eliminate BS. [...]

May 31, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Is that rod review all I need to know?

Choosing your next fly rod is a pleasure if you've thought through your budget, where you're mainly going to fish it and the ease with which it would cast all day [...]

April 25, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide