5 Tips for Shallow-Water Permit

Permit are difficult–but not impossible–to catch on fly. They have big eyes, are more wary than bonefish, and are pickier than tarpon. There are numerous anglers who spend years in their quest to catch their first permit. These. . .

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Pro Tips: 5 Flies for Winter Steelhead

It’s almost that time of year again, when dropping temperatures and shorter days begin to separate the casual anglers from the truly dedicated. Clearing out frozen guides every few casts isn’t for everyone, but rewards do await those hearty souls . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Red Fox Squirrel Nymph

Dave Whitlock–legendary angler, tier, author, and artist–passed away on Thanksgiving night, but he left a remarkable legacy in this sport we love. Among his well known patterns is what he called the Red Fox Squirrel-Hair Nymph, of which he wrote, . . .

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Video: Fly Fishing by the Numbers – What Do They Mean?

Here’s another instructional from Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides, in Austine, Texas. For those who are new to the sport, there are lots of numbers–on fly rods, reels, lines, and leaders–which can get confusing. Alvin walks you through the basics, . . .

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Video: How to Make a Split-Thread Dubbing Noodle

In this great video, Tim demonstrates how to create a dubbing noodle by splitting your tying thread and inserting the dubbing into the middle. This technique requires a dubbing needle and a thread that is easy to uncord and flatten. Strategic . . .

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Video: The Mouse-Eating Rainbows (and More!) of Alaska

The latest full-length video from Catch Magazine’s Todd Moen is an epic journey to western Alaska, where angler Brian O’Keefe throws mouse patterns to big rainbows, arctic char, and even grayling. The shots of the surface strikes are exciting, but as . . .

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