Floating the Far North

A tributary of the Kuskokwim River in southwestern Alaska begins in a glorious lake surrounded by mountains. All five species of Pacific salmon spawn here, continuing the spectacular circle of life that feeds the entire ecosystem. Spread the Chill Know someone who could use a Moment of Chill?

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Orvis Guide to Euro-Nymphing, Part 5b: Detecting Strikes

In this final installment of our seven-part series on Euro-nymphing, Tom Rosenbauer and George Daniel discuss how you detect strikes with this system. Since you’re fishing with your flies near the bottom, you’ll sometimes catch bottom. But if you’re snagging bottom too often, strike detection becomes more difficult. The sighter serves as both a depth … Continue reading “Orvis Guide to Euro-Nymphing, Part 5b: Detecting Strikes”

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Orvis Guide to Euro-Nymphing, Part 1: Overview

In the first video in our seven-part series on Euro-nymphing, Tom Rosenbauer and George Daniel discuss the basics of the technique and what separates Euro-nymphing from standard nymphing with a strike indicator. George explains . . .

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Video: How to Hold Fly-Tying Materials Out of the Way

When you’re tying a pattern that features long hackles, legs, or other materials, keeping them out of the way while you tie can be a frustrating process. As Tim notes here, some vises feature special material-holding springs or . . .

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