Video Pro Tips: 3 Ways to Improve your Double-Haul

A crisp double-haul will open more fly angling “doors” than any other casting skill, expanding the pool of options to include saltwater and stillwater fishing, among others. That’s why so many anglers are eager to master it,. . .

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Video: How to Tie the October Caddis Soft Hackle

The October caddis (genus Dicosmoecus) is one of the great fall hatches across much of the country. And after you’ve been tossing size 22 Blue-Winged Olives, Pheasant Tail Nymphs, and such, it’s always great to tie on a bigger fly. The trout feel the same . . .

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Video: Understanding Different Kinds of Bucktail Hair

Many patterns call for bucktail hair, but you need to know your way around the bucktail itself to choose the kind of hair right for each application. Tim explains the differences among hair from the top third, middle, and bottom third of the tail, and he . . .

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Video: How to Use a Perfection Loop to Tie On a Fly

We’ve posted about the perfect loop several times, including the excellent video from Tightline Productions about how to tie a perfection loop at the butt end of your leader. But did you know that you can also use the same knot to tie on a fly? Many . . .

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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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