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How to Tie a Bead Head Flashback Pheasant Tail Fly: Video

Anyone who has fly fished for a few days knows the Pheasant tail nymph (PT). It has been around for over half a century and will fool fish forever in many different fishing situations. 168 more words

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How to Tie a Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail Fly: Video

The Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail is my favorite fly! It can be fished on tailwater and freestone rivers and imitates a variety of insects. Most people would say that it is a Mayfly Nymph, but it also imitates a small stonefly or caddis as well. 212 more words

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Question of the Week: Mayflies

Last week the question was:  What are the bugs all over the side of this dock?

These are mayflies.  Mayflies spend the majority of their lives in the water as nymphs feeding on algae and organic matter.   52 more words

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Even More Macro Mayflies and Musical Mayhem (But Is It Art?)

Some say a well-cast fly line is art. The graceful flex of a rod and a tight loop unfurling is exquisite unless, of course, someone is using their “art” to poach your hole while you’re still fishing it; then those 80-ft casts are something else entirely. 458 more words

Quill Gordon

Wildlife Wednesday: A Slow Flow

My daily dog walk takes us along a stretch of our local river (the Rhee) that Sadie loves to swim in, especially on the way back, when she is hot and panting. 848 more words