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Editor's note: For great fishing tips and tricks from TU staffers and volunteers all over America, you can buy TU's new book, "Trout Tips" online and have it shipped overnight. 
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Extreme angling is all the rage these days—films of anglers chasing strange fish in far-flung places grace the internet with regularity. But the film below chronicles perhaps the craziest angling I've ever seen.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON June 15, 2017 - 1 COMMENTS
Skills: Split-thread dubbing
One of the biggest challenges for fly tiers, particularly new tiers, is the handling of dubbing for fly bodies. For most flies, dries or nymphs, a simple dubbing twist is all you need, and it's relatively easy to master. But some flies require a body that's a bit more buggy ...
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This fall, the film iteration of Norman Maclean's "A River Runs Through It" turns 25.
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The fly fishing world lost one of its guiding lights this week when Tom Morgan, the former owner of the R.L.
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We're close to backcountry trout season here in the West, but we might have to wait a bit longer this summer, given the copious runoff we're seeing in the region.
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I love "mash-up" flies—inventions at the vise that work on trout for no particular reason at all.
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An angler boasts an 80-pound Kenai River king. These fish are becoming much more rare thanks a number of factors in the drainage. Wikipedia file photo.