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“The Best Rods Nobody Talks About!”

It’s less than a week before Christmas. If you’re a little behind on your holiday shopping, Temple Fork Outfitters has you covered. Below are a handful of our newest products sure to please just about...
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Five Must-Have TFO Stocking Stuffers

It’s less than a week before Christmas. If you’re a little behind on your holiday shopping, Temple Fork Outfitters has you covered. Below are a handful of our newest products sure to please just about any angler. The NXT Kit Just getting started in fly fishing? Or maybe you know...

Maximize Your Drift: Good Nymphing Presentation Begins with a Good Cast

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“Right in the wheelhouse!” Longtime friend and Michigan fishing guide Jamie Clous would exclaim for every ‘on-target’ cast and presentation. Back in my novice angler days, this meant that I’d done a good job --- that I’d put my dry flies in front of the trout’s nose. It didn’t take...

How to Pick the Right Line for Your Two-handed Rod

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Confused by the multitude of two-handed/spey lines on the market? Don’t know what line you need for your TFO rod? We totally get it. Well, as manufacturing processes continue to advance, and the divide between line designers and rod designers grows, it is becoming more and more difficult to find...

Five Tips for Fly Fishing Big Water

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Fly fishing is an endless series of learning curves. As soon as I mastered one concept, another emerged. So it was nearly 30 years ago for me in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. I cracked the code of small streams and spring creeks. At the wise old age of 28, I thought...
Bruce Richards

Bruce Richards Joins the TFO National Advisory Staff

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Temple Fork is excited to announce Bruce Richards has joined fly fishing luminaries Lefty Kreh, Larry Dahlberg, Gary Loomis, Ed Jaworowski, Bob Clouser, Flip Pallot, Blane Chocklett, Rob Fordyce, Nick Curcione, Jake Jordan, Bob Popovics, Wanda Taylor, Gary Dubiel, and Jason Randall as a TFO National Advisor. Rick Pope, Founder...

Why the Length of Our Nymph Fishing Rod Matters

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“Fly Fishing is a unique avocation,” wrote Vince Marinaro in his 1976 classic book, In the Ring of the Rise. “It is intellectually stimulating and emotionally satisfying. Its many thousands of devotees have the choice of occupying various levels of dedication or indulgence and remaining there, or they can climb...
Drift Rod Press Release

TFO Proudly Introduces the Drift — the Definitive Nymph Fly Rod

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Fly anglers have evolved nymph fishing to a level requiring a rod uniquely able to meet the competitive demands of tight-line tactics such as Czech, Polish and French styles. In response, TFO Advisor Jason Randall designed the Drift - engineered to be the definitive nymph fly rod by combining a...

How to Fly Fish for Trout on Small Streams

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When I first learned to fly fish, I was, in retrospect, too stupid to know better.  I remember thrashing about in the brush on a technical spring creek. I was fishing a hopper, but in reality, my fly was on land more than water, as I tried to figure out...