Pro Tips: How to Tie a Euro-Nymphing Leader

Gilbert Rowley is a Utah fishing guide, fly tier, and filmmaker who runs a website called Fly Tying 123. He recently teamed up with two members of Fly Fishing Team USA--Devin Olsen and . . .
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Tuesday Tips Video: How to Set Up a Fly Reel

Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions is always looking for better, simpler ways to do things--whether you're talking about tying a specific fly pattern or trying to get a new line and backing on a fly. . .
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Vest vs. Sling Pack vs. Hip Pack vs. Backpack and More

Which options fit your needs?
Pack options for anglers have exploded over the last decade or so, and vests have become lighter and more comfortable, with more technical features. With such a variety of tackle-storage . . .
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5 Tips for Preparing Your Lines and Reels for a New Season

Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Co.

Spend a few minutes giving your reel and line a tune-up. . .or you might live to regret it.
Photo by Tim Linehan
Recently, I was going through gear in preparation for my first guide trip of the season. As I started pulling line off a reel, I immediately noticed two things. First, the line was filthy and instead of. . .
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Meet the Winner of Our Winter-Blues Helios 3 Giveaway!

Our winner enjoys fishing the small streams of his native Virginia. Photos courtesy Philip Williams
A few weeks ago, to help break out of the off-season doldrums, we launched the Helios 3 Winter-Blues Giveaway, for which received thousands of entries. We recently heard back from our . . .
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Win a New Helios 3 in Our Winter-Blues Giveaway!

Winter can seem long when you don't get a chance to get on the water and throw flies at fish, and in Vermont, this January has featured some serious cold. As a way to make ourselves feel better . . .
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Pro Tips: Bootfoot or Stockingfoot Waders?

Written by: Tim Daughton
Bootfoot waders (far left) offer certain advantages in cold weather and for more (ahem) big-boned anglers. Stockingfoot waders (center) and wading boots are more comfortable, stable, and are better for situations where you need to walk or hike.
Neither stockingfoot nor bootfoot waders are necessarily better than the other. They do, however, offer certain benefits that must be considered before deciding which is right for you and the . . .
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Win a 6-Weight H3 in Our “Best of 2017” Photo Contest!

The 9-foot 6-weight is the latest addition to the lineup, and it's available in both D (distance) and F (feel) models.
On Saturday, Vermont's regular trout season ended, which means that everyone around here is slightly depressed and is reliving the highlights of their year on the water. To make ourselves . . .
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