Whiskey Creek Fly Fishing

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Entries from September 2009

Rods, Bugs, and Photography: these are some of my favorite things

September 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Lynn Scott is a lucky guy.  He is a fishing guide and photographer who lives in an area with world class trout fishing and unbelievable scenery. None other than Island Park, Idaho. Here is a small sampling of his photography. Check out his photoblog for many more, including the answer to that age-old question,  “what […]

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Tags: photography

Fly Photography: close up lens filters

September 4th, 2009 · No Comments

Close up lens filters provide an inexpensive entry to fly photography and macro photography.

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Tags: photography

Fly days of September: Paradrake

September 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Paradrake, originally uploaded by WhiskeyCreek. The extended body Paradrake pattern is useful for large mayflies like the Green Drake or the Hex. The elk hair provides plenty of flotation, and a more realistic profile. Hook: TMC 100 size 12 (hook size is less important, overall body length is more important) Wing: Elk hair stacked and […]

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Tags: Fly Tying

Almost hooks a trout

September 1st, 2009 · No Comments

P081409PS-0539, originally uploaded by The Official White House Photostream. ocal fishing guide Dan Vermillion reacts as President Barack Obama almost hooks a trout on the East Gallatin River near Belgrade, Mont., on Aug. 14, 2009. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza) Got to hand it to the guides. The best help you enjoy the […]

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Tags: Fly Fishing