Pro Tips: Top 5 Flies for Winter Tailwaters

any people are surprised when I mention I’m a year-round fly fishing guide up in Colorado’s high country. Sure, fishing in -15° can get cold, and snow blowing in your face presents challenges. But fish are still hungry and tailwaters are still flowing, . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Gray Wulff

In 1930, frustrated by English-style dry-flies that wouldn’t stay afloat on the tumbling rivers of the Catskills, Lee Wulff created a series of three distinctly American patterns. They were originally named the Ausable . . .

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Video: How to Organize Your Fly-Fishing Gear

I have to admit that I need a better strategy for organizing my fly-fishing gear. In this video, Colin McKeown of The New Fly Fisher walks us through his system for storing his gear in such a way that he can quickly . . .

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Video: How to Use Mylar Tubing, Part 1

Mylar tubing comes in a wide variety of colors, styles, and shapes, and it can be used to make cool fly bodies. In this video, Tim walks you through some of different styles of tubing, walks you through some of the . . .

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Podcast: On The Road with Hunt Hike Hook, Part 2

Reid joins up with Michael Vargas and Chuck Coolidge of Hunt Hike Hook once again to get a tale of life on the road. Chuck and Michael describe a recent trip to hunt a variety of birds in Eastern Washington state, . . .

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Video: How to Tie Scotty’s McFly

Smelt are among the main forage species for many game fish that live in lake-and-river systems. Whether you’re casting for landlocked salmon, smallmouth bass, or pike, you’ll want to have a few of these bright . . .

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