Category Archives: Lefty Kreh

Lefty Kreh – Crimping Hook Barbs – Without Breaking the Hook

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By Lefty Kreh Many times when crimping the barb of a fly hook to make it barbless the hook breaks; but that can be avoided. When pliers clamp down on the barb at a right angle to the shank too much … Continue reading

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Lefty’s Deceiver by Lefty Kreh

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In the late 1950’s Chesapeake Bay was loaded with stripers. Tom Cofield was outdoor editor of the Baltimore News&Post and a frequent fly fishing companion. On the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland was a town of Crisfield. Crisfield had a … Continue reading

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Tailing Loops… Be Gone by Lefty Kreh

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Perhaps the biggest problem facing anyone who can fly cast beyond 45 feet is a tailing loop. A tailing loop is when the leader and the front of the line crash into the main line near the end of the … Continue reading

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