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Fly Patches Tell a Story

You’ll find them affixed to the front of fishing vests, clipped to the brim of ball caps, and stuck to the underside of vehicle visors. They come in shearling fleece and high-density foam. Their purpose is to hold, to dry, to accumulate. A fly patch can tell a story. Fly boxes say a lot about …

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Podcast Ep. 6: Vehicles for Fly Fishing

Does your car help or hurt you in your fly fishing endeavors? The truth is that there are a few things you can do in, and to, your car to make it the perfect fly fishing vehicle. Just yesterday I put my 2001 Subaru Forester out to pasture. I didn’t shed any tears, but I …

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Prime Last Minute Fly Fishing Gifts

Want some great last-minute fly fishing gifts? Want them in your hands in less than three days? Want to make all of this  happen without leaving the comfort of wherever you currently are? *** Obligatory Disclaimer: You shouldn’t wait until the last minute to buy gifts. It adds stress to an already stressful time and, …

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Fly Fishing Giveaways: Why You Should Enter

If you fly fish, and you’ve ever come anywhere near the internet, you’ve seen gear giveaways. But there are two kinds of people in this world: Those who assume all giveaways are scams and rackets. Those who try to win any and every free thing that could possibly be given away. I’m here to tell …

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Rusty Flybox: Fly Fishing Gifts

‘Tis the season.  The season for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. The season for shopping small, opting outside, and, of course, giving. A quick jaunt around the internet will yield an unfathomable number of deals, incentives, and other fly fishing gift temptations. Since November/December is the off season and the holiday season, …

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Redington Butter Stick: A Real Review

A month ago, I wrote that I wanted to buy the new Redington Butter Stick based solely upon the marketing. Today, I’m writing that you should buy the new Redington Butter Stick based solely upon my experience fishing with the rod for a few weeks. That might be enough for you. But I’ll elaborate. The …

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Last Cast of the Week, 11/16/2018

Every now and then, 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 are featured on The Last Cast of the Week. Today, I’m sharing items from: Vedavoo – Adding Weight (and Micro Swivels) for Better Fishing Sage – …

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