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Tuesday Tip #2: Streamers in the Dam Wash


Written by: Phil Monahan

Carrie Stevens’s famed Gray Ghost, designed to fish below Upper Dam on Maine’s
Mooselookmeguntic Lake, is a great imitation of a stunned baitfish.

Photo via orvis.com

Fly fishers spend a lot of time trying to achieve the perfect presentation—the right dead drift or swing or retrieve. But there are times when an ugly presentation is actually more “natural” and. . .

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Classic Video Tuesday Tip: Learning by Watching Trout Rises


Written by: Phil Monahan

Most of us are in prime dry-fly season now, so enjoy it while you can (or after runoff ends, depending on where you are). You can learn a lot about how to present your fly by watching rises for a few minutes before jumping right in with. . .

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Tuesday Tip #1: How to Tie the Nail-less Nail Knot


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s a great demonstration of how to tie a nail knot when you don’t have a special tool or an actual nail. This comes in handy when you have to attach a leader to a fly line on the water. This isn’t a knot you’ll use every day, but when you need it, . . .

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Video Tuesday Tip: Learning by Watching Trout Rises


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

Most of us are in prime dry-fly season now, so enjoy it while you can (or after runoff ends, depending on where you are). You can learn a lot about how to present your fly by watching rises for a few minutes before jumping right in with. . .

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