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Netting Fish

Posted 01-01-2016 at 03:42 PM by Hardyreels

In concept the use of a net to capture a fish already hooked by a fly is supposed to make the final stage of catching that fish easier. In my many years of fly fishing and I can now get away with saying many at this point so I have.

While the concept is good and can work very well to your advantage there are some things to know that will make the use of a net a better experience for both fisherman and fish. I have recently had a discussion with another guide and a very experienced...
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Old Rods

Posted 11-30-2015 at 12:53 PM by old coot

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I see most post's lately be on Rods me I have had many and still do..I started with a split cane and shortly after ended up with a Fiberglass.
Nowadays I lean toward my Graphite but still use my first Fiberglass an old Eagle Claw man that rod will shoot line out I have found that the graphite rods I have will put just as much line out and maybe a bit more but still enjoy using both.

Back to the old split Cane Rod my grandpa used to make them...
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A Fly Fishing Princess

Posted 11-24-2015 at 01:35 PM by old coot

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I will give a few details on my self before starting so maybe it will help to understand my blog better I had started to fish at a young age and started tying shortly after for about 5to6decades I have done all methods of fishing but always and still do enjoy drowning flies for the best way so that is enough about me later I will say more

A fly Fishing Princess was Born

This little Lady had been my partner for 47 years and started fishing...
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Recommendations for Blanks

Posted 11-06-2015 at 09:13 PM by larryandrews200

i am interested in purchasing three bamboo rod blanks, a 2 or 2/3 weight, 6' 6", American made and mid price range ($300?). ANy recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

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If you could only pick one

Posted 10-13-2015 at 06:20 PM by clever_nickname
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