Author Archives: Phil Monahan

Photos of the Day: The Hendricksons Are Here!


Written by: Phil Monahan

This colorful 23-inch brown trout fell for a Hendrickson dun pattern late in the day.
Photos courtesy Jim Maselli

As you might imagine, there are a lot of fly fishers in this building, but not all of them are in the Fly Fishing department. Jim Maselli is a senior web developer in the IT department, but he’s also a. . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Blend Dubbing


Written by: Phil Monahan

A coffee grinder will mix hairs of different lengths and textures to create easy-to-use dubbing.
Photo courtesy Tightline Productions

For the past few years, the folks at Tightline Productions has treated us to a weekly video that offers step-by-step instructions for creating an effective fly pattern. Usually, the tier in the video. . .

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Classic Trout Bum of the Week: Kip Vieth


Written by: Phil Monahan

Kip Vieth is passionate about the smallmouth-bass fishing in his home state of Minnesota.
All photos courtesy Kip Vieth

Kip Vieth operatesWildwood Float Trips, based in Montecello, Minnesota. He floats the Upper Mississippi, St.Croix, Rum, Kettle, and St. Louis Rivers, chasing everything that swims. One. . .

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