Category Archives: Tippets

Tippets: 15 Tips for Spey Casting, Tying the Buckskin Nymph

In this article April Vokey addresses 15 tips for common errors in spey casting. From wading and casting too far to landing fish quickly, read her advice via Epic. The Buckskin Nymph is a simple and effective fly. Jason Klass revisits … more

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Tippets: Your Fly Fishing Go-Bag, Choosing a Fly Fishing Partner

Putting together a “go-bag” of essential items can save a day on the water, and even a longer destination trip. Read George C. Costa’s tips via Hatch Magazine. Many anglers enjoy the solitude fly fishing brings, but as David Grossman … more

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Tippets: Tying the Emerald Shanker, Haslinger Breviary Bought by Yale

The Emerald Shanker is a great baitfish/minnow pattern for steelhead and smallmouth bass. This intruder and scandi inspired pattern can be tied in a few variations, which Kevin Hospodar demonstrates in this instructional video. The Haslinger Breviary, a devotional book that contains … more

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Tippets: Nymphing Resources, Planning a Float Trip

The internet is a great tool for sharing information, and Domenick Swentosky gathers some of the best resources for learning more about tight line and euro nymphing techniques, via Troutbitten. In this article on Postfly Box Stephanie Winter of Big Hole Lodge in … more

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Tippets: Loon Fly Tying 101, Musky on the Fly

On Thursday nights through January, Loon continues their weekly series on the foundations and fundamentals of fly tying. Catch up on Episode 1 and Episode 2. Matthew Reilly writes about the obsession that is chasing musky on the fly. “To … more

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Tippets: Winter Flies, Basics of Bonefishing

David Paul Williams outlines some of the best flies for winter fishing in this article via Game and Fish Magazine. “All too often,” he writes, “winter fly boxes are only filled with the tiny flies on the mistaken belief that … more

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Tippets: Deer Hair Dubbing Loops, Nymphing Without Indicators

To help usher in the season of spending more time at the tying desk, don’t miss a recent tutorial from Barry Ord Clarke on spinning deer hair and dubbing loops. Via The Feather Bender. Indicators can spook trout in low … more

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Tippets: Yellow Sally Patterns, Seeing Your Fly

Trout love yellow sally stoneflies, writes Louis Cahill, and so should every angler. “Even in the dead of terrestrial season, or when other aquatic bug hatches such as caddis or mayflies are in progress, trout will regularly forage on Yellow … more

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Tippets: Bahamas Fly Fishing Regulations, Keeping Warm on the Water

The Abaco Fly Fishing Guides Association has issued a statement regarding the new Bahamas fly fishing regulations, calling them a “slap in the face.” Read the reaction in its entirety Via The Bahamas Weekly. Heading out on the water during … more

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Tippets: BWO Patterns, Interview with Rebekka Redd

Baron Zahuranec writes about a “better way” to build a BWO pattern. He presents three flies that imitate the prevalent hatch, and outlines the best ways to fish them via American Angler. From favorite destinations and species, to travel stories … more

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