Material review : Steve Farrar’s SF flash blend

If any of you have known me for any amount of time, chances are you’ve heard me preach the gospel on this material. Steve Farrar’s SF flash blend is some of my favorite stuff to tie with, and probably one of the most versatile materials on the market. Wether its saltwater bugs, big streamers, or…

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The Rig…

Whatcha fishin? Hear it all the time. So here goes…. 9′ 5 weight Scott Flex fly rod, Nautilus XM reel, fl. orange backing, 6 weight ARC 99 Fly Line, loop to loop knot, ARC 9 foot 4x leader cut back to 7 foot, double surgeon knot, 2.5 foot of ARC Flurocarbon 4X tippet, Improved Clinch…

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The Hip or The Sling

So over the years the industry has given us an almost dizzying array of different ways to carry, pack, haul and sling our gear. For a while the good old fashioned fly vest in faded muted tones was the only thing you saw around the river and there are some who still hold the good…

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Single Dry Fly Time…

the Flathead River is in perfect shape right now. Fish are feeding and there are bugs on the water. Golden Stones, Caddis, PMD’s and a few Green Drakes still popping off late in the day. So many bigs to choose from? Which ones to throw? I’m a big fan of the Golden Stone Fly right…

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