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Get Started Fly Fishing Part: 1 The Basics

 

by Gerry Frederick

Now that fly fishing has become fairly mainstream, it’s enjoying a rather large influx of beginners each season.  These newcomers are getting younger, and the percentage of ladies among them increases every year.  That second group is especially significant;  some evidence suggests that women comprise the largest group of newcomers to the sport. Continue reading Get Started Fly Fishing Part: 1 The Basics

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4 Money Saving Ideas for DIY Fly Fishing Gear

These Simple DIY Tricks Are Dead Useful and Dirt Cheap

By Will Jukes

I realized that fly fishing is an expensive habit the first day I tried to buy a deer hair popper.  My preferred fly shop didn’t have one for less than $10 dollars, nor did the shop on the other side of town.  This may have been one of Hemmingway’s favorite pastimes, but a modern writer’s salary has often forced me to put off critical maintenance because I couldn’t afford line care products. Continue reading 4 Money Saving Ideas for DIY Fly Fishing Gear

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3D Printing Fly Reels With Michael Hackney

Does 3D Printing Have A Future in Fly Fishing? Michael Hackney Thinks So

Editors note; This interview was previously published. In Anglers Club Magazine

By Will Jukes

For all the quaint Norman Rockwell imagery that hangs around the sport, there’s always been a strain of fisherman eager to adopt new technology. Dupont was marketing the first synthetic monofilament lines within a year of inventing nylon. For other examples, see fish sonar and Kevlar or graphite rods. Continue reading 3D Printing Fly Reels With Michael Hackney

The Basic Caddis Fly

Caddis Fly: Don’t Leave Home Without it

By: Gerry Frederick

I was asked the other day which fly I would never leave home without. I quickly answered, “a caddis of course”.  I think that would be the answer that most fly fishers would give. The caddis fly is thought of around the world as the fly fishers best friend.

caddis flyMore than 1,200 caddis species inhabit the rivers and lakes of North America. Caddis hatches are often the first to appear in April and occur right through October. Now don’t ask me to identify all 1,200. Continue reading The Basic Caddis Fly

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