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I posted a couple new clips for you to check out. They might help you find fish and fix that casting flaw that might be nagging you. JM
by Jeff Mishler In the dinner tent of one of our Russian steelhead expeditions, Pete Soverel proclaimed to the weary clan of weather beaten anglers, “If you loose the fish because the terminal gear fails, that’s operator error”. Interpretation: You failed the process of landing the fish if the leader parted, because you didn’t check […]
This goes against the grain of this site, but I do love to cast a single hander long distances and make long slow retrieves for anything that swims. Thanks to Simon Gawesworth, I’ve been jacking those casts with this line: http://www.rioproducts.com/fly-lines/saltwater/coldwater/outbound-short/ The WF/10/SI overloads a 9 foot 10 weight perfectly. The bullet taper turns over […]
Tom Larimer shows us how to make that stealthy presentation when the conditions are really tough: JM
This is the season when we become lost in the routine of cast, swing, strip. The two handers are stashed, but for the switch rods. We turn them into distance casting tools where space behind is not an issue. The salmon we catch are eaters; food fish plain and simple.
I’ve been working on a “How To” video channel for steelheaders interested in taking their skills to the next level. We produce the Skagit Master DVD’s to help you move up the ladder by refining angling skills using the latest rods, lines and flies. SM3 promises to do the same, but with your fly tying […]