Monthly Archives: June 2012

Jay Spencer’s Floating Dragon Fly Nymph – The Story

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Jay Spencer’s Floating Dragon Fly Nymph by Jay Spencer Jay at the Vise The Floating Dragon was my attempt to tie a buoyant dragonfly nymph to be fished on a sinking line for trout.  My intent was to suspend the … Continue reading

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Jay Spencer’s Floating Dragon Fly Nymph – Tying Instructions

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  Jay Spencer’s Floating Dragon Fly Nymph – Tying Instructions Material list:  Hook- TMC 8089 size 2 Bass Thread-  Black 6/0 Rib- Fine red wire Tail-Black goose biot Underbody-1/8” black sheet foam Wing case-1/16” black sheet foam Abdomen-Dark Olive furry … Continue reading

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Seasnons on the Flats – by Bill Horn

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“This unique and delightful book is surely the classic portrayal of the Florida Keys — their history, their always fascinating guides and sportsmen and especially (giving the lie to the one season reputation of this remarkable place) the diverse and … Continue reading

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News From Global Rescue

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Dear Traveling Angler:  I hope this letter finds you all well and enjoying a healthy and successful 2012.  As the summer season heats up, I wanted to check in and update you guys on what’s going on here at Global … Continue reading

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Dusty Abney’s Upsidedown Frog – The Story

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  Fly Tying Dusty Abney’s Upsidedown Frog – The Story By Dusty Abney  Dusty at his vise Sometimes innovation is driven by jealousy. Being one of the only fly anglers on a lake covered by the crank and yank crowd … Continue reading

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Dusty Abney’s Upside Down Frog – Tying Instructions

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Fly Tying – Dusty Abney’s Upside Down Frog Materials List -Spinner bait skirt -Grey chenille -0.30 lead wire -Deer body hair in green, yellow, and cream -White 210 Thread -Gamakatsu (HAI!) B10S hook in size 2 Tying Instructions Secure the … Continue reading

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