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Caddisflies: The Other Trout Food

Article, flies and photo by “Catskill John” Bonasera

From the February 2012 Guild Gazette Newsletter

“I never paid much attention to caddisflies in my fledgling years of fishing and tying flies. 859 more words


Fishing Report: Seneca Creek, West Virginia

I spent the last weekend in the Seneca Creek backcountry, fly fishing for native brook trout and rainbow trout.  This area is part of the Monongahela National Forest, an enormous stretch of wild mountains that includes Spruce Knob (West Virginia’s Highest Mountain), Seneca Rocks, and the Dolly Sods Wilderness.  603 more words

Fly Fishing

Even mean old roosters have a good use.

I know what you’re thinking. They can go in the stew pot. That’s true, but most of those bony old devils don’t even make good fricassee.   515 more words


Bill Miller’s flies

My Friend Jay Smit recently returned from the States, bearing gifts from his host in Boise, a week or two earlier. 

The ever generous Jay, invited me to put my paws in the cookie jar, and take a look at what I pulled out!……. 8 more words

Fly Tying

Messing with a Classic: The Rough Gordon

Taken from the October 2011 Catskill Fly Tyers Gazette

Messing with a Classic: The Rough Gordon by Niklas Dahlin

“Theodore Gordon’s Gordon Quill, probably better known as the Quill Gordon, is one of my absolute favorites, both to tie and to fish, and both are equally important to me. 218 more words

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