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Dam it! Bass!

Well, I’ve given the neighborhood fish a bit of a break but I couldn’t resist the opportunity to fish the bottom dam again this morning after the torrential rains we had yesterday. 353 more words

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Here is a quite simple larva/pupa pattern I use for suspended chrionomid/midge fly fishing on lakes or just presented along the bottom on a stream. The pattern has been productive for Kamloops, Rainbows & Cutts. 140 more words

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Loon Live - Musky Marauder and Easy Bake Caddis

If you guys have been living under a river rock, you might not be aware of these awesome FREE Loon Live fly tying video chats provided by Loon Outdoors.   93 more words

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Not Just Trout Fly Tying Tutorial - Deceiver Fly

Here is my simple version of the time-tested Deceiver fly pattern. I have caught many bass on this exact pattern.

I tie the majority on a 2/0 hook because it represents the size of the shad in the waters I fish, but it can be scaled up or down to almost any size. 463 more words

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Green Butt Skunk

Green Butt Skunk (Dan Callahan)

This week I worked on creating Spey variations of the famous Green Butt Skunk fly. I will use these for targeting Steelhead this summer in our low rivers. 31 more words

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Wednesday Night Ties

It was an institution through junior high and high school- heading to the local fly shop on Wednesday night, tying flies and hanging out with the old guard as they smoked cigars and drank good beer and ate bad pizza- cracker crust, provel cheese, sausage and bacon with a liberal application of black pepper and hotsauce. 160 more words

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Book Review - The Big Book of Fly Fishing Tips & Tricks

So while I’m still finishing up the Gierach book, I figured I’d do a quick book review for some lighter reading material.  Some books are really just meant to be picked up and perused, gathering little tidbits of information or just to look at some pretty fishy pictures.  736 more words

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