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In the state of Washington there is a body of water that stretches from Deception Pass in the north to the state capital Olympia, WA. At approximately 100 miles long and reaching depths ranging 200-600ft and a max of 930ft; The Puget Sound is a massive body of water teeming with life. Between Halibut, Crab, [...]
Time on the water with friends.
Continued from The Senex – Part 1 With the ease of decades of practice, he stripped three or four arm lengths of line from the reel, letting the current pull the slack form the line. With the quickness of a man half his age, the old man let loose a perfect roll cast, placing his [...]
It’s funny how certain sounds and smells can remind you of a place. There is one song, for example, that brings to my mind late nights on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, driving too fast with no lights on and all the windows rolled down, the stars shining like millions of eyes looking down at me. [...]
Stringing up two-handed rods can take a little time, so it is always best to have them assembled and ready to go.
I have so much junk in my fly boxes. I have a collections of odd flies I have tied that have never been used, and unless I have a chance encounter with a trout that is fond of the works of Salvador Dali, it is doubtful that I will ever use them. Most of these [...]
I suck at tying and fishing dry flies. If you want a nymph, I can fix you up. Soft hackle? No problem. But if it is a dry fly, you can forget it. Dry flies are congruent, poised, and angelic. Nymphs and soft hackles are chaotic, archaic, and wild. Perhaps this speaks volumes about me. [...]
Get kids involved in fishing…it is a far better past time than staring at a computer screen or a gaming device. Teach them young to get out and enjoy the beautiful outdoors the same way that you do. For helpful hints, visit: Take Me Fishing (http://www.takemefishing.org/fishing/family/fish-with-your-kids)
A Double Whammy has solved some of the toughest hatches. Our friends in England have been fishing soft hackles since the late middle ages (medieval times) as some suggest they date back to the 1400′s or even earlier. The soft hackle was a little late in coming to the United States, the mid 1970′s to [...]
- Fly Tying Tutorial : The Double Whammy January 9, 2012
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