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[30 Jun 2018 | Comments Off on Fly Fishing Knots | ]

A collection of important fishing knots with detailed videos of how tie tie each fishing knot

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[14 Jun 2018 | Comments Off on How to Tie an Easy Zonker Fly Pattern | ]

An easy to follow fly tying video of a Zonker style pattern for trout or bass.

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[3 Apr 2018 | Comments Off on How to Tie an Intruder Fly | ]

A sparse version of an Intruder Fly, this spider style Intruder only has one station. The single station of materials still makes use of the intruder fly mechanics to give a large profile and movement with minimal materials. Designed primarily for winter steelhead fishing, this fly could be tied unweighted and various colors to chase other species.

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[3 Apr 2018 | Comments Off on Maraceiver – by Brian Wise | ]

A Double Deceiver tweaked with Marabou. Original Pattern by Mike Schmidt of Anglers Choice Flies.

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[16 Feb 2018 | Comments Off on Korkers Hatchback and Darkhorse Wading Boot Review | ]

A quick look at some new wading boots from Korkers. There are two new models to look at the Darkhorse wading boot and the Hatchback Wading boot. The Darkhorse is a more traditionally styled wading boot, while the Hatchback has a unique and cutting edge design of rear entry.

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[10 Feb 2018 | Comments Off on Frank Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary | ]

Oregon’s North Umpqua River is one of the most important ecological areas in the Northwest, providing more than many miles of high-quality habitat for salmon, steelhead, trout and other native species. And Steamboat Creek is the most productive steelhead tributary on the North Umpqua. It deserves protection as a steelhead sanctuary, and it is only fitting to also honor World War II veteran and conservation legend Frank Moore in doing so.

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[17 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Green Lantern Perdigon Nymph – Lucian Vasies | ]

This Perdigon nymph is developed to be a stimulator type of nymph. It is a perdigon type of nymph, used in European fly fishing competitions.

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[10 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Barred Ostrich from OPST (Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics) | ]

The hunt for the perfect Ostrich plume is over, thanks to OPST (Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics)

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[17 Nov 2017 | Comments Off on Emerald Shanker – by Kevin Hospodar | ]

This has become my go to fly for Lake Erie Steelhead, a mix of a baitfish and an intruder fly. The waddington shank adds enough weight to get the fly down and it is “even weight” the keeps the fly nice and level.

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[12 Nov 2017 | Comments Off on How To – Build Sink Tips with T-14 | ]

Here is a simple and long lasting way to build sink tips with bulk material and a trick with colored nail knots that allow for easy recongition.