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No fly tyer should ever fear rubber legs again

Fly tying is in itself an encouragement to find time for fly fishing. The tease is the tied fly - will it work? I did not try tying Pat’s Rubber Legs on a tube, but will. [...]

July 18, 2019 Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

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

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

It makes sense, say nothing and they will learn

You do realize some teachers, almost all bloggers, and every TV cable news talking-head, and politician have no idea what they are talking about - ever. [...]

June 3, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Slide

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

Norman MacLean: A man in the mold of Wallace Stegner

The writing compasses of Norman MacLean and Wallace Stegner have a remarkable symmetry. We seem a little lost these days without them. [...]

May 24, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Life E-News: Orvis’ best of the best are “Endorsed”

Not all guides, lodges, and outfitters fit in the departure comment, "Glad we were together," but you can count on that if Orvis Endorsed. [...]

May 1, 2019 RECENT, Slide

Fly Life E-News: April 11, 2019

Fly fishing news is filled with outrageous proposals that will bankrupt the environment. We need to stay on message - focused. [...]

April 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

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

So many UV resins… and ways to use them

UV cure resins are available from a variety of manufacturers. There are different viscosities, from watery thin to very thick. [...]

February 28, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos