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Entries from November 2008

Lets add a bead to the mix

November 6th, 2008 · 4 Comments

You can add a bead to a soft hackle just like any nymph. Here is a bead-head pheasant tail soft hackle, another great fish catching fly pattern.

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Purple and Snipe

November 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Here is another classic soft hackle fly pattern, the purple and snipe. Tying the purple and snipe is similar to the yellow and partridge. This video adds a demonstration of taking a covert feather from a wing.

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Some fish porn – Catch Magazine

November 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

How about some fish porn. Check out the latest issue of Catch Magazine. This online magazine is chock full of great fly fishing photographs.

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Tags: photography

PBS Report: “Trout and Drought”

November 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

PBS aired a report Friday called Trout and Drought.  This report examines the relationship between global warming and the Montana trout fisheries.  I thought the report was informative, featuring interviews with fly fishing guides, farmers, and politicians. A couple of key points: A longer summer drought increases water temperatures, which we know is not good […]

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