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“The Best Rods Nobody Talks About!”

Have you heard of the Northern Snakehead before? Some have heard of other people catching or spotting one, and many people have a common misconception about this species. Then there are those fishermen, like myself,...
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The Remarkable Northern Snakehead

Have you heard of the Northern Snakehead before? Some have heard of other people catching or spotting one, and many people have a common misconception about this species. Then there are those fishermen, like myself, anxiously await the first couple of hot and humid days of the year so we...

Flip Pallot and the New Mangrove Coast Fly Rod

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For many years, while guiding, I spent most of each day on an elevated poling platform at the back of my skiff, watching angler/clients struggle with ultra high priced, high performance rods that they had purchased in hopes that dollars spent, would enhance casting skills...They had raced in exactly the...

Carp on the Fly

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Carp on the fly is completely and utterly underrated! If you haven’t ever chased carp with a fly rod, you are seriously missing out on some of the most fun that you could ever have with a fly rod. These massive fish will test your patience, presentation, gear, and knot-tying...

TFO Unveils 2022 Fly Products

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This week, Temple Fork Outfitters announced three new fly products to the TFO family: the BC Big Fly, the NTR reel, and the Mangrove Coast. Find out more below, and be sure to check out these new additions at your local TFO dealer later this summer! BC Big Fly Introducing...

Cicada Mania 2021 – Fishing The Brood X Hatch

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It’s late May in East Tennessee and talk of the highly anticipated seventeen-year Brood X Cicada hatch fills the air (and social media newsfeeds) as loud as the droning buzz created by the large black and orange bugs as they emerge. News stations and local outdoor outfitters have been hyping...

Fly Fishing in Belize + Reel Women Fly Fishing

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“An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young.” Oscar Wilde There is a great saying here in Belize, “Why not?” Working with Belizean guides creating and building Reel Belize in San Pedro, I ask a lot of questions. And most of the time I’m answered with “Why...

Targeting Prespawn Smallmouth on the Fly

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Smallmouth on the fly will change your life completely, and it will be for the better that I can promise you. Watching a big angry smallie come from out of nowhere and destroy your streamer is nothing short of amazing. I am going to share with you the water temperature...

The ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of Euro Nymphing

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No facet of fly fishing has witnessed a more rapid rate of change than nymph fishing. Driven by its popularity which is fueled by its success, nymph fishing has arrived at the forefront of fly fishing. More anglers are nymphing than ever before. And it’s no wonder; trout feed more...

Tools of the Trade: TFO Reel Rundown

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As winter loosen's its grip (for the most part) and we transition into spring, it's time to get an inventory check on your fishing gear (we'll call it Spring Cleaning). If you've already got a floating line, but don't already have an intermediate or sinking line in your lineup, you'll...

Striped Bass To Jacks – The Axiom ll Does It All For Nick Curcione

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With close to fifty years experience of saltwater fly-fishing both the east and west coasts I’ve had ample opportunity to fish fly rods from most of the major US manufacturers. If there were one observation that captures the evolution of the rods that have been produced in that time span,...

Another Birthday Greeting To Lefty From Flip

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A note from Flip Pallot: Over many, many years. Lefty and I played a game of hiding small gifts or tokens, for no special reason or occasion, in places where the other would find them. Often in luggage, clothing, the pages of books, in vehicles, or tackle bags. We never...