Video: How to Tie the Steve Huff “Double Figure 8” Knot

You ever wonder what knot big-tarpon hunters use? Here’s a cool tutorial on how to tie the “Double Figure 8” knot, popularized by legendary Florida guide Steve Huff. I put “Double Figure 8” in quotes because this knot bears no relation to the figure-8 knot . . .

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Podcast: Common Dog-Training Terms and Misconceptions

In this installment of the podcast, Reid talks with Ronnie Smith and Susanna Love of Ronnie Smith Kennels in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. In response to listener questions, Ronnie and Susanna explore the definition of a “correction,” while also . . .

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Video: Top 5 Flies for March 2020

In the latest “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Ivan Orsic and guide Matt McCannel are fishing the Uncompahgre River at Pa-Co-Chu-Puk, where the trout are finicky and lazy. Matt’s guiding method may rub some the wrong way, but it . . .

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Story and Photos: Two Days of Trout in Utah

February in Park City, Utah, is well known for fantastic skiing, snowboarding, and all things winter. But for me, the best part is that none of those people are on the blue-ribbon trout waters nearby. It also helps to have awesome friends send you . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Surf Candy

New Jersey saltwater legend Bob Popovics revolutionized saltwater fly tying with his Surf Candy, originally introduced to the wider world in 1988. For a great history of the pattern, read Tom Rosenbauer’s article about the pattern on . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Fish the Skwala Hatch

The Skwala stonefly hatch may be one of the most anticipated of the year in the West and Northwest. Perhaps it’s because we’ve only recently brushed the snow off our coats and chipped ice out of our drift boats. Or maybe . . .

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Video: The Basics of Trout Identification

Regular blog readers know we’ve been enjoying the new series of videos by Ben Sittig, a guide from Colorado, who goes by the moniker Huge Fly Fisherman. Normally, his videos are funny, snarky, and offer some solid . . .

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