Classic Video: Incredible Leaping Mako on a Fly

According to the description of this video, this angler hooks a mako shark estimated at 10 feet and 800 pounds. The fact that they offer an estimate suggests that he didn’t land the fish, but when you see what happens when the fish is hooked, you’ll . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Squirrel and Herl Bugger

Everybody loves the Woolly Bugger, and a lot of streamer fishermen swear by patterns tied with zonker strips because of the great pulsating action these flies display in the water. So what if you combined the two and threw in some peacock herl for good . . .

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Video: How to Cord and Uncord Fly-Tying Thread

If you’ve watched many of Tim’s tying videos–which we post every Wednesday–you’ve noticed that he often twists his bobbin to cord and uncord the thread, depending on the effect he’s going . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Spot Trout in Dirty Water

Fly fishing can often be spectacular when the water is slightly dirty, so don’t give up just because conditions aren’t crystal clear. In this great video, Dave Jensen gives us some solid tips on how. . .

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Video: How to Tie the CBC Green Machine

Depending on whom you talk to, the original Green Machine was created by one of two legendary New Brunswick fly tiers, Warren Duncan or John Lyons. (Perhaps someone out there has definitive answer for us?) Either way, it featured a spun deer . . .

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Video: How to Make a Neat Thread Head on a Fly

In this great video, Tim demonstrates how to create a nice, neat head on any kind of fly. When I first started tying, I was often frustrated by the bulbous, oversize heads on my patterns, ruining the . . .

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Video: How to Find Trout Near In-Stream Wood

Today’s Master Class Monday video by Dave and Amelia Jensen is the third installment in an 11-part series on how to read trout water. Here, Dave explains how fallen timber and other “in-stream woody debris” affect current flow and depth and then . . .

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