Video: Lefty Kreh, in His Own Words

Lefty Kreh needs no introduction, of course, but hearing him tell his own story in an unrehearsed fashion is simply fascinating. In this first part of Eric Stroup’s interview with Lefty, he describes. . .

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Video Pro Tips: Fly Lines Explained

The latest how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, is all about the different kinds of fly lines. He delves into fly-line shapes, weights, densities, and configurations and explains a little bit of what each kind of line is useful for. As usual, . . .

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Video: How to Create Perfect Hackle-Fiber Tails

Many classic dry-fly and nymph patterns call for tails made from hackle fibers. Here, Tim explains how to choose the right feather, find the best fibers, and strip them from the quill. Then, he has . . .

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Armed to the Teeth: The Northern Pike of Wollaston Lake

Orvis’s Tom Evenson prepares to release a 43-inch northern pike, which hit a topwatere slider pattern.
Photo by Joel Ruby

“Can we please change this fly?” Guide Dan Lembke–all six-foot-eight, two-hundred and ninety
pounds of him–was sitting in the center of the boat, rebuilding my wire leader
and considering what fly to tie on, . . .

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