Video: How to Tie the BPS Spent Caddis

The man behind the BPS Spent Caddis, Dennis Komatsu, passed away in 2012, and he seems to have been a fairly private man who stayed out of the spotlight. However, he was well known for. . .

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Tom Rosenbauer on the The Current Podcast

In the latest episode of The CURRENT–a low-key, light-hearted fly-fishing podcast hosted by Will Rice–Tom sits on the other side of the interview microphone. Here’s how will describes his guest and the nature of the conversation: He is the world’s non-judgemental, super-helpful fly fishing uncle. Chances are you’ve learned something of value from Tom Rosenbauer … Continue reading “Tom Rosenbauer on the The Current Podcast”

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Video Pro Tips: How to Stop Wind Knots

In episode #5, Flechsig answers the question “How do I stop wind knots?” As most of us know, wind ain’t the problem. Instead Flechsig focuses on “rod creep” and tailing loops. His demonstration will help you . . .

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Perk Perkins on the Wet Fly Swing Podcast

This week, on the Wet Fly Swing Podcast, host Dave Stewart talks to Perk Perkins, former CEO of Orvis and the second generation of the Perkins family to steer the company. (Perk’s dad, Leigh H. Perkins, bought . . .

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Tuesday Tips: How to Set Up a Nymph Rig

The folks at Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver have launched an educational video series hosted by director of education and guide Courtney Despos–who appeared on Tom Rosenbauer’s podcast last year–who walks you through . . .

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Video: How to Tie a Quill Body

Many patterns call for quill bodies, and Tim offers a few tricks that will make the process a lot easier and will save you the agony of having the quill split when you wrap it. By choosing the right feather and then preparing it properly (especially the . . .

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Matching The Alaskan Hatch

Alaska is one of those rare places where there are enough native and wild fish to not only challenge you, but also encourage you to experiment. I began thinking about this while fishing for sea-run Dolly . . .

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