Take an All-New Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 08.31.17

Welcome to the latest edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love. This week, . . .
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Last Day to Enter Our Helios 3 Giveaway!

To celebrate the total solar eclipse on August 21, we decided to give away a new Helios 3 fly rod. (It is named after the Sun God, after all.) Today is the last day to enter. So if you want a chance to . . .
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Action Alert: Help Us Outfit Rescuers in the Gulf Coast

Soldiers with the Texas Army National Guard move through flooded Houston streets as floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey continue to rise, Monday, August 28, 2017. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Zachary West
The magnitude of the flooding in southern Texas and Lousiana has shocked the nation, but we are also heartened by the bravery and dedication of both first-responders and private citizens who . . .
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What are Martingale Dog Collars?

By: Jill Jones
Martingale dog collars are specially designed to prevent dogs—especially those with narrow heads, such as Greyhounds—from slipping out of them. Unlike a “regular” buckle collar, a Martingale . . .
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Videos: Fly-Fishing the Total Solar Eclipse

It seems that Tom and I weren't the only ones fishing beneath the eclipse. Meng Syn is a dentist from San Jose who is an avid angler/photographer/videographer. He spends most of his time chasing . . .
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Photos: Big Wyoming Cutthroats on the Swing

Written by: Kubie Brown
Swinging with a Spey rod for cutties is not a common strategy, but it works quite well. Photo by Nathan Mackey
My buddy Nate and I went up to a secret location, called "Location X," somewhere around Wyoming to try out our 5-weight Spey rods for some big trout. It worked out fairly well, as we swung up a . . .
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Pro Tips: How to Quickly Measure a Fish

To measure your arm, put your elbow against a wall, and then put the end of a tape measure against the wall. Photo by Rachel Barlow
During my time as a guide, I learned quickly that most anglers have no idea how to gauge the size of a fish by sight. Two-thirds of my clients would look at a 12-incher and say, "Man, that's gotta . . .
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5 Basic Commands Every Dog Should Know (and What You’re Doing Wrong)

By: Sarah Hall-Weaver

Of course you should start training your puppy as soon as possible but who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? With patience, encouragement, and practice, practice, practice, any dog . . .
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