Category Archives: Authors

Sage Adds Two Technologically Superior Reels to the Line

  Sage Adds Two Technologically Superior Reels to the Line   8000 Pro reels in Stealth and Storm    8000 Pro at angle    4650 at angle August 8, 2012 (Bainbridge Island, Wash.) – Sage Manufacturing, fly-fishing industry leader, introduces … Continue reading

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

 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

     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

    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…

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…

  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

  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

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

  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

“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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