Mono Eyes for Crab and Shrimp Flies – Tutorial by Chris Beech

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Making Mono Eyes for Crab and Shrimp Flies  Tutorial and photos by Chris Beech             1. I use 45-55lb Schneider ultra clear mono but you could use any clear medium stiff mono that you would use on a striped bass … Continue reading

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Striped Bass – “Running the Coast” New Film by Jamie Howard

    “If you are a striped bass devotee and love to fish for them with gear or fly, salt or fresh, impoundment or river – East Coast or West Coast – you’ll want to get the DVD – “Running … Continue reading

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Global Rescue Comes to the Aid of Angler Severely Bitten By Dog – Kamchatka Russia

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  “I might lose my arm, or it might kill me if the infection gets to my heart.” Global Rescue member Scott Sirles traveled to a remote region of Russia in search of one thing: The perfect fly fishing spot … Continue reading

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TFO – Larry Dahlberg Joins Temple Fork Outfitters Team

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      Larry Dahlberg Joins Temple Fork Outfitters     Those of us who enjoy fly fishing – at least occasionally – know of some of the modern fly patterns that have elevated the sport beyond traditional cold water … Continue reading

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Cortland Fly Line Company – New President – John Wilson

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    Cortland introduces John Wilson as new president Proven executive and internationally recognized fly fisherman to lead legendary line company. June 22, 2015 — Cortland, N.Y. — For more than two decades John Wilson successfully led a split existence. … Continue reading

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Orvis Selects Bill McLaughlin as New Company President

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Bill Eyre eyreb@orvis.com (802) 362-8687 New Orvis President Bill McLaughlin  Orvis Names New Company President Sunderland, VT, June 4, 2015  –  Perk Perkins, CEO of The Orvis Company Inc., today announced the selection of  … Continue reading

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Beyond the Breakwater is Back!

It’s been a long 4 years for us, but Beyond The Breakwater and Ocean Skiff Journal are finally back on-line. They’ve been rolled into one site: HTTP://BTB.FISHING. For those of you who have followed these sites for a while, you … Continue reading

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ORVIS Matching Grant Generates 30k for Casting for Recovery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: (802) 362-9181 Whitney.Milhoan@castingforrecovery.org ORVIS Matching Grant Generates 30k for Casting for Recovery Casting for Recovery announces success of ORVIS matching grant campaign Manchester, VT— May 28, 2015—Casting for Recovery, a non-profit organization offering support and educational … Continue reading

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The New Echo Boost – Power, Preciscion – Flat-out Fast Fly Rod

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    NEW: ECHO Boost Saltwater Series with Tim Rajeff New: ECHO Boost with Tim Rajeff Performance. Precision. Flat-out FAST.  The deafening call for an ultra efficient rod capable of producing blistering line speed with minimal effort has been answered. … Continue reading

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Airflo Switch/Streamer Spey Line

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  Spey casting expert Tom Larimer is a talented guide, superb casting instructor, and serious about all things “two handed”. A prolific designer, Tom was key in the development of several immensely popular Airflo products: the Skagit Compact, Skagit Intermediate, … Continue reading

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