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Things Worth Reading: 6/23/2017

This Friday features four selections for you to enjoy. The topics include casting tips, fly tying, and Beaver Island, Michigan. Have at it! 193 more words

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Fly tying tips and tricks: "Taking the fear out of working with 'Reel Wings'"

A few years ago I picked up a package of Reel Wings at Dette Trout Flies and while I was super excited to use them once arriving home; I found that I broke more of them than I was able to use properly😢 956 more words

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Fly tying tips and tricks: "Keeping mayfly tails separated"

When it comes to dry flies, nothing looks better than the proper proportions, standing at attention to the point that the fly looks like it has a life of its own sitting on your desk top. 448 more words

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Catching Up

I recently got rather busy but managed to get out a few times, all to the chalkstreams as I was able to combine the trips with dropping flies of. 327 more words


Veevus 14/0, if not Danville Threadmaster

As reported earlier, I have been slowly transitioning to Veevus thread as my replacement for the discontinued Gudebrod for trout flies, but have wondered what thread “size” is right (for Veevus). 330 more words


PHWFF April 26, 2017 Meeting Recap - Michael takes over the evening with an Adams! ..or Gray Wulff..? or.. comparaduns..? or.."

I couldn’t make it to our April 26th meeting but our newest volunteer Michael Signorelli took over for me and the guys had an awesome time! 143 more words

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Leave room for The Renegades!

While we often find ourselves up late at night, coffee in hand, trying to create flies that imitate the exact naturals, so as to bring those picky trout to our nets. 804 more words

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