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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.

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Vedavoo – Christmas Island Pack Setup

I love my Vedavoo gear. The versatility is just one reason why  they have become my go-to storage packs for all types of fishing. In a post on the blog, there is some great advice and examples for loading up a pack for flats fishing. The piece in question, the Tightlines Deluxe, is the same pack that I use for most of my trout fishing. If you’re interested in a sling that can handle mountains and islands, check out this post for some of the ways that you can be flexibile with Vedavoo.

2 Guys and a River – Fly Fishing Proverbs

I’ve weighed in on bad fly fishing sayings before. Steve, one of the two guys from 2 Guys and a River, just penned a piece on some legitimate maxims from fly fishing legends. A proverb can stick in your consciousness in a way that a prolonged discourse will inevitably  leak out and… well, just read the post.

FishFinder – Choosing Trout Flies

If you’ve been fly fishing for a long time, you probably still get stumped from time to time looking at your fly box and wondering what you should use. Imagine what it feels like for a beginner! Over at FishFinder Source, they put up a great synopsis of choosing flies. It  walks a person through some basics, like size, color, and contrast. Give it a read as a refresher, or pass it along to someone who is just getting started.


12/9/2016: Simms, Fly Rod Chronicles, & Angling Trade / TU

12/2/2016: Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Expo, DoubleHauled, & Cheeky Fishing

11/18/2016: Fly Fisherous, TheStevenLee, & The Fading Angler

11/4/2016: The Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival, Project Healing Waters, & Wingo Belts

10/21/2016: Creek, Colorado Springs Gazette, & Pyramid Fly Co.

10/14/2016:  Sea-Run Brook Trout Coalition, Fly Fishing Collaborative, & Cyclops

9/30/2016: GrindTV, Leland Fly Fishing, & University of Mary Washington

9/23/2016:  Fly Rod & Reel, Moonshine Rod Company, & Pinterest

9/16/2016: World Fly Fishing Championships, Fish Eye Guy Photography, and JOTO

9/9/2016: 2 Guys and a River, The Fly Rod Shop, & Royal Wulff

9/2/2016:  The Missoulian, The Fly Shack, and In The Riffle

8/26/2016:  The National Park Service, Vedavoo, and Rouse Fly Fishing

8/19/2016:  Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians, Catch Magazine, & Fly Fishing Girls of the Mid Atlantic

8/5/2016: Smith Creek, New York Times, and MidCurrent

7/29/2016:  Tacky Fly Fishing, TU Teen Summit, and Trident Fly Fishing

7/22/2016:  Rawson & Perrin, Tidal Potomac Fly Rodders, and Trout Life

7/15/2016:  Angling Trade, Wilderness Adventure Press, and Now or Neverglades

7/8/2016: The Potomac Conservancy, Field & Stream, and Orvis Company Stores

7/1/2016:  Flymen, Orvis, and Casting Across

6/24/2016:  Outside, Trout Unlimited, and Risen Fly

6/10/2016:  New Fly Fisher, Scadding Court Community Centre, and The Venturing Angler

6/3/2016:  Blue Lines, Fiberglass Fly Rods  / Fiberglass Manifesto, and  The Fly Shack

5/27/2016: DamNation, Trout in the Classroom, and Chris Williams

5/20/2016:  Cheeky Fishing,  Unaccomplished Angler, and Paflyfish

5/13/2016:  Sight Line Provisions, DoubleHauled, and Gink & Gasoline

5/6/2016: Redington, American Museum of Fly Fishing, and Project Healing Waters / Rob Snowhite

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