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Bat Banger- by Vern-o

Bat Banger- by Vern-o

Vern-o talks about the synergy between two tiers and how it led to his Bat Banger series of flies.

Tube Flies and Beads – Rigging for Steelhead and Salmon

Tube Flies and Beads – Rigging for Steelhead and Salmon

Get ready for steelhead and salmon with these two videos with great rigging tips.

“Cast One For Hope” on the Bitterroot River

“Cast One For Hope” on the Bitterroot River

Casting for Recovery, a non-profit organization offering support and educational retreats for women with breast cancer is inviting all anglers to participate in an unforgettable fly-fishing experience.

Book Review by Vern-o “Advanced Fly Fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead”

Book Review by Vern-o “Advanced Fly Fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead”

With the hint of fall in the air, what better time to brush up on our quest for Great Lakes steelhead than with a review of Rick Kustich’s book. Advanced Fly Fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead is a sort of follow up book to Rick and Jerry Kustich’s 1999 book Fly Fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead.

MAKERS: Aaron Bamboo Fly Rods

MAKERS: Aaron Bamboo Fly Rods

Showcasing the artisans of the Portland Oregon area, Shwood features Aaron Bomboo Fly Rods.

Enough is Enough- The McCloud River

Enough is Enough- The McCloud River

A great short film addressing the issues of a river that has given more to the sport of fly fishing than any other, and why it has given enough.

Brad McMinn- Summer 2013 artwork

Brad McMinn- Summer 2013 artwork

We’ve showed some of Brad McMinns talented artwork in the past in a mix of shirts, stickers, and paintings. Luckily Brad decided to share 4 of his newest (and most impressive) paintings.

Brook Trout Tagging with the Maryland DNR

Brook Trout Tagging with the Maryland DNR

Maryland DNR show how they collect and tag native brook trout in the Savage River watershed. A really neat insight to catching, tagging, fin clipping, and releasing a specimen.

Save Over 25% on Hatches Magazine Issues

Save Over 25% on Hatches Magazine Issues

For a very limited time both the 2011 and 2012 issues are available for $4.95 each.

Swinging Thru Oregon- by Eric Reed

Swinging Thru Oregon- by Eric Reed

James, Eric, Tim, Jeff, Curly, and Mark had a week and they ran for the coast. Steelheading some of the most amazing water that the North West offers.

Inspiration: Nemo- by Vern-O

Inspiration: Nemo- by Vern-O

Vern-O breaking out of the winter tying rut during the “Nemo” storm. Read and see more at http://vern-o.blogspot.com/

2013 Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) trailers

2013 Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) trailers

Without a doubt, the Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) is one of the best thing for fly fishing in the past 10yrs. Check out ALL of the 2013 trailers and find a tour stop near you.

The Rat/Squirrel Pole Dancer- by Scott Lewis

The Rat/Squirrel Pole Dancer- by Scott Lewis

Scott Lewis from Alpha Trout Outfitters gives his take on the Rat/Squirrel Pole Dancer fly. Centered around creating a “Walk the Dog” action of a topwater Zara Spook.

Theriault Family Farm- by Vern-O

Theriault Family Farm- by Vern-O

As you travel North from Bangor, Maine the exits get fewer, the mountains get taller, and the speed limit signs on the interstate read 75 mph. In the shadow of Mount Katahdin lies a small town known as Stacyville, Maine.

New England- photo essay by Bryan Crumpler

New England- photo essay by Bryan Crumpler

Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. All on the docket for a six state 4 day tour. A lot of driving, a lot of breweries, and a lot of rivers to travel over wondering “Should this be the one I stop to fish?”

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