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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.
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Wading while fly fishing is one of the more visceral experiences the craft offers. There's something very primal about feeling cold trout water working its way around your legs—I've always felt that is makes me part of the river rather than just a visitor. 
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