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Month: December 2016

Last Cast of the Year: 2016

Thus concludes the year 2016.  Perhaps you’re planning on getting out one more time before the calendar actually changes, or maybe your last trip out was good enough to end the year  on a high note. Regardless, you can only get .0028% value out of your fishing license. You can get also get some mileage …

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Deliberate Repetition: Fly Fishing Focus

I think that all my rifles are laced with some scent that sends deer running. Walking through the woods on any day that I am unarmed, I’ll see plenty of animals. It is almost like some sort of Disney movie: critters of all shapes and sizes come scurrying up to me and watch as I …

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How to Fly Fish During the Holidays… With Family

There is no place like home for the holidays. Unless your home is a hostile environment, that is. Hostile, like “Uncle Clark’s digestion” hostile. Or, the “obligatory tense and yelly Monopoly game” hostile. Maybe even “post-gift exchange awkward receipt distribution” hostile. If that is the case, or you happen to be in a scenario that …

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Merry Christmas from Casting Across

I sincerely hope that you  have a wonderful Christmas, and that your holiday season is blessed by fish, family, and faith. …want to know what I want for Christmas? I want you to share Casting Across with someone who might appreciate it. If they like fly fishing, or even if they don’t, feel free to …

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Fly Fishing in the Winter: Enduring Deep Nymphing

As the “humor” tag insinuates, this is a satirical look at the pessimistic perception out there among many about nymph fishing. If you want a more serious perspective, head over here. It’s wintertime, which means that your trout tactics have to change. Across the country, most fisheries will see a significant decline in hatches as …

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Last Cast of the Week, 12/16/2016

Most Fridays on Casting Across are  devoted to other people’s contributions in the fly fishing community. Articles, pictures, social media accounts, videos, podcasts, products, and more will be featured on The Last Cast of the Week. Today, I’m sharing items from Vedavoo, 2 Guys and a River, & FishFinder. If you’d like to be featured …

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Looking Wayward for a Custom Fly Rod

When does a fly rod become yours? Is it once you purchase it? After you’ve caught that first fish? Once the cork is stained, the reel seat is scratched, and you’ve been through a few seasons of angling together? What if a fly rod could be unequivocally yours, even before you make the very first …

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Last Cast of the Week, 12/9/2016

Most Fridays on Casting Across are  devoted to other people’s contributions in the fly fishing community. Articles, pictures, social media accounts, videos, podcasts, products, and more will be featured on The Last Cast of the Week. Today, I’m sharing items from Simms, Fly Rod Chronicles, & Angling Trade / TU. If you’d like to be …

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