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Milk Fish Myth Busted!

This post was created in collaboration by Keep Fish Wet, Alphonse Fishing Company, Blue Safari, and Alphonse Foundation and a similar post can be found here and here.  The study was conducted thanks to a grant from the Alphonse Foundation, Alphonse Fishing Company, and Blue Safari, and in partnership with[...]

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New world record for peacock bass!

World record for peacock bass caught in Rio Marié by Rodrigo Salles, CEO of Untamed Angling Brazil The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) announced that Rodrigo M. Salles has achieved a new world record for peacock bass! On September 4, 2021, Rodrigo Moreira Salles was fly fishing in Rio Marie,[...]

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Rich Strolis Fly Tying Tutorial: "Classified Caddis"

Classified Caddis Caddis were once thought of as a secondary insect of lesser importance to trout than their cousins mayflies. The late Gary Lafontaine opened the world's eyes to their importance through many of his groundbreaking literary works and fly patterns. The Lafontaine Sparkle Pupa was and still is in[...]

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Rich Strolis Fly Tying Tutorial: "Infant Stone"

  As I write this, I am peering outside the window of my New England home and watching the downward progression of some rather large flakes of that white fluffy stuff, accumulating in my yard at an above average rate. It is really easy to get lost in a daydream,[...]

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My Take: Choosing a rod – length and line weight decisions

Tom Dorsey, Greenfield, MA I’ve been asked many times for recommendations regarding the choice of a fly rod. I have also observed and listened to discussions on this topic—enough to come to the realization that many anglers make their decision based on factors that don’t share common criteria. And while there[...]

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