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Tippets: Flies of History, Always Be Prepared, Make a First Cast Count

April 19, 2016 By: Erin Block

  • Durability is an important attribute of any pattern, and flies housed at The American Museum of Fly Fishing are some of the oldest on record. Read more about the Haslinger Breviary (one of the oldest texts on fly fishing) and the Harris Collection, which includes flies dating back to 1789. Via Outdoor Hub.
  • “Always be prepared” might just as well be the motto of a fly angler as it is a Boy Scout. Louis Cahill writes a piece about keeping gear ready and available for when serendipitous opportunities arrive.
  • You don’t usually get a second chance to make an important cast. Chris Dore demonstrates good line management when working upstream, in this recent post and video.