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Greg Houska
Photographer: Greg Houska

How to Tie Ken’s Crystal Worm

Tim Flagler ties Ken Walrath’s Crystal Worm in this week’s featured tying video. “I think it’s the little bit of mottling and shimmer that together make this pattern look so lifelike,” notes Flagler.

Tippets: Communicating in the Backcountry, Shadows and Sunlight

Having a communication device in remote locations can save your life. From cell phones to emergency beacons, Joe Jackson outlines some of the best on the market in this recent article via Outside Online. We can’t always choose the optimal … more

Tippets: Taimen Fundraiser, Expert Tips Roundup

An auction and raffle event, Taimen: A Party and a Cause, will be held Febraruary 17, 2017, at Harper Studios in Seattle, WA. The event will feature food and drinks, and music by South Sound Tug and Barge. All proceeds … more

Video Hatch: “Winter…”

This beautiful short film features fishing for grayling on the River Test, Hampshire UK. Via Matt Dunkinson.

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  • Sol Duc Spey Fly
    “Sol Duc Spey”

    The Sol Duc Spey fly, developed by schoolteacher Syd Glasso in the 1950s, added some entrepreneurial flair to the sensibility of Scottish steelehad flies.

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  • Greg French Fly Fishing Conservation Author
    Interview: Greg French, Author

    Interview: Greg French, author of "The Imperiled Cutthroat," talks to MidCurrent publisher Marshall Cutchin about conservation, the future of trout, and the importance of asking questions.