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Fly Fishing Utah’s Falcon’s Ledge

July 31, 2013

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Dream Destination We have a good friend, Spencer Higa, that manages at Falcon’s Ledge and we have heard first hand it is pretty awesome.  Big Hoss has actually done some fishing there and can attest to that claim. We found a little promo we wanted to share.  Looks like fly fishing at Utah’s Falcon’s Ledge […]

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Small Creek Fishing

July 25, 2013

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Fly Fishing Small Creeks When Fly Fishing Idaho my preference has always been to go after big trout.  I love fishing the big rivers and hunting the larger trout that cruise the edges or hide around structure with big, nasty streamers.  Don’t get me wrong, I do love throwing dries, but I prefer to throw […]

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Unity with the Universe

July 19, 2013

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I got this awesome story sent to me by fellow Frenzier Jim Hirrlinger.  It is too often when fly fishing gets much face time on ESPN, so when this story hit Outside the Lines I was impressed.  Well, it is a fantastic read and deserved the media it received. ENJOY! MANHATTAN, Mont. — Something strange […]

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Are Forage Fish Being De-Populated?

July 17, 2013

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Conservation Savvy I don’t live very close to the ocean nor do I fish it as often as I would like, but this is an interesting video by the PEW foundation. I would be very interested in our readers take on this topic. Thoughts?

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Friday Afternoon Arctic Char Hunting

July 5, 2013

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Fly Fishing Arctic Char I’ve never snowmobiled to go fishing, but it looks pretty rowdy!  Check out Fly Fishing for Arctic Char by Arctic Silver Expedition! Troms Expedition – Fly Fishing for Arctic Char from ArcticSilver Innovation on Vimeo.

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Who’s in the Tiger Club?

July 3, 2013

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Fly Fishing Films I’ve always been a fan of the Fly Castaway Crew.  They seem to venture to places that few ever go, so I find myself watching their videos and dreaming! Here is one of their latest vids and their Exploratory Tigerfish Expedition. ENJOY! FlyCastaway Tigerfish Exploratory from FlyCastaway on Vimeo.

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Goat Head Sole Spikes – Testimonial

June 28, 2013

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Fly Fishing Idaho I was fishing with my buddy Bender a few weeks ago and he talked about always slipping on the rocks.  So, I introduced him to the Goat Head Sole Spikes and got him a pair to try out. After a few outings he came back a raving fan. Here’s his testimonial: “Earlier […]

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Couple of Crazy Vids!

June 13, 2013

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Fishing Videos I came across a couple of crazy videos. The first one is of an unexpected visit to the end of a fisherman’s line. The second video is of a young angler battling a 100 lb tarpon. I not completely sure the 6 year old angler actually reeled this nice fish in by himself […]

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Where Have You Taken Your GoPro?

May 31, 2013

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Fly Fishing Gear GoPro Review I always knew the GoPro camera was meant to go anywhere and film anything that the active person wants to capture on camera, but this video shows the the GoPro is taking it to a Whole Nutha Level! In this video from Sport Fishing Mag a Napoleon Wrasse off the coast […]

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Through the Fish Eye – A Look Back at The Frenzy Origin.

May 23, 2013

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Fly Fishing Frenzy This year marked the 11th year of our Annual Fly Fishing Frenzy!  To understand the significance from that it’s important to know how it started and where we’ve gone.  We’ll be doing an 8 – 10 part series on all the years we can remember and where we’ve gone and how it’s […]

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Loop Knot or Nail Knot?

May 18, 2013

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Fly Fishing Knots I was reading an article recently about the fly fishing knots and the topic came up of what is the best knot to use when tying fly line to leader.  It got me thinking and in the past I almost always used the nail knot.  I used that for a couple of […]

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Sky High Salmon Fly

April 19, 2013

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Fly Fishing Videos I’ve heard rumors about the Salmon Fly Hatch on the Deschutes, and it sounds tasty!  This video certainly helps whet the appetite even more.

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From Dream to Reality

February 14, 2013

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Fly Fishing Film Tour I know we have had quite a few posts surrounding the Fly Tour recently, but so many of those shows look so awesome that it is hard to resist! I wrote a piece a few years back and updated it recently about the Most Mystical fish to catch on a fly […]

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Hank to the Film Tour?

February 7, 2013

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Fly Fishing FilmTour Funny man Hank Patterson is at it again!  It looks like Hank is heading to the big screen and he definitely deserves it.  I hope it is a full length film. Can’t wait to see it. ENJOY! Best Guide Never Trailer from The Fly Fishing Film Tour on Vimeo.

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Fall Run: Fly Fishing Film Selection

February 1, 2013

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Fly Fishing Film Tour I’ve always been impressed with Todd Moen’s work and Fall Run seems to fall right in line with his great stuff. Here is a brief trailer of Fall Run and some awesome footage of fly fishing for steelhead.  I cannot wait to see the whole thing. Enjoy! Fall Run by Todd […]

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Gear Review – Hevi Beads

January 30, 2013

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Fly Fishing for Steelhead, Salmon, and Trout I had the opportunity to fly fish with Loren Dunbar last summer on the South Fork of the Snake River in Idaho and he showed me something that was in the beginning stages.  It was innovative and fascinating.  I had never in all my fly fishing years seen […]

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Utah Stream Access Coalition Update: 2012 & 2013 Outlook.

January 24, 2013

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Conservation – USAC The Utah Stream Access Coalition is a group we have followed, supported, and admired since its inception.  They are a great group striving to get Utah’s anglers access to it’s fine fisheries. We just wanted to give an update of what they’ve seen happen in 2012 and the outlook for 2013.   […]

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