Category Archives: Authors

Hardy CLS Fly Reels Win Best of Show at Fly Tackle Retailer in Reno 2012

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 ULTRALITE CLS Practical, reliable cassette reel with a stunning aesthetic design. Includes the Hardy line ID system and our Hardy designed and developed cassette locking system (CLS) – this innovative feature instantly locks/ unlocks the spool into place at the … Continue reading

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101 Fish – A Fly Fisher’s Life List by Lefty Kreh – Illustrated by Bill Bishop

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     101 Fish – A Fly Fisher’s Life List By Lefty Kreh Illustrated by Bill Bishop I received my inscribed copy of Lefty’s new book, 101 fish, a Fly Fisher’s Life List, illustrated (wonderfully) by Bill Bishop. This is … Continue reading

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Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum – Master Cane Rod Builders Workshop

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    A special presentation on the use of mills with detailed photos and video of the mills used at Hardy’s and those of the USA, will include a side seminar about taper control and setting up from graphs to … Continue reading

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Hardy & Greys Limited – Second Annual Gold Cup – the Details…

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August 4-5, 2012 The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum     Please contact Jim Murphy at jmurphy@hardygreys.com if you have any questions.   Fill out the Registration Form to reserve your spot in the competition by clicking the link … Continue reading

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Orvis Learning Center Sweepstakes – Montana Dream Trip Giveaway…

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  Contact  Tom Rosenbauer rosenbauert@orvis.com 802-362-8521 Orvis Learning Center Sweepstakes will give away a freeMontanaDream Fishing Vacation for Two     To help raise public awareness of the new Orvis Learning Center (http://howtoflyfish.orvis.com) Orvis and The Montana Office of Tourism … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing Show – 2013 Schedule & Locations

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  Show Promoter – Chuck Furimsky   The Fly Fishing Show                                                             531 North Center Ave.    Suite 102 Somerset, PA 15501 Chuck Furimsky Ben Furimsky Toll Free:  (866) 481-2393 info@flyfishingshow.com  July 2, 2013   FLY FISHING SHOW 2013 CITIES, DATES … Continue reading

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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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