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Category: Blue Ribbon

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“The Best Rods Nobody Talks About!”

Alaska is known for some excellent salmon and steelhead fishing, but a species often overlooked is the Dolly Varden. Dolly Varden are typically gray accompanied by white, pink, or orange spots. They are very commonly...
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Chasing Dolly Varden in Alaska

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Alaska is known for some excellent salmon and steelhead fishing, but a species often overlooked is the Dolly Varden. Dolly Varden are typically gray accompanied by white, pink, or orange spots. They are very commonly confused with bull or brook trout, but in Alaska are actually part of the char...

Chasing Southern Appalachian Brook Trout

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Southern hospitality can entail many things. Sometimes it’s a made-from-scratch homemade meal, or maybe it’s a helping someone change a tire on the side of a two-lane highway. But sometimes, it’s sharing a special piece of water, far off the grid, where footprints from other anglers are almost nonexistent, and...

Successful Dry Fly Fishing Tactics

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Presentation trumps fly selection. You’ll catch more trout with the wrong fly but the right presentation than you will with the right fly but the wrong presentation. Don’t get me wrong; having the right fly is important especially when a hatch tightens the trout feeding focus to a single prey...

Nordic Anglers 5wt Shootout ft. TFO’s Blue Ribbon & LK Legacy

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Our good friends across the pond at Nordic Anglers recently put together a cool little 5wt shootout video featuring several brands, as well as TFO's Blue Ribbon and LK Legacy. The 5wt shootout - specifically the Blue Ribbon and the LK Legacy - were highlighted for their application to trout...

Tools of the Trade: TFO Blue Ribbon Series

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Last year, TFO introduced three new fly rods, one of which was the Blue Ribbon series. While the series name might seem like this tool is intended for cool water trout streams, its components and moderate fast action have proven to be able an excellent choice for targeting warmwater species...

Why You Need A 7 Weight

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Let’s talk 7 weights. Yes, 7 weights. Wait, so you’re going to stand there calling yourself a fly angler, and you don’t have a 7 weight? Well, maybe this will open your mind to a different rod weight. Often skipped over by the fly shop employee for the more commercially...

TFO Announces 2021 Fly Category Products

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This week, Temple Fork Outfitters announced four new additions to the TFO family of fly rods: the Stealth, the Blue Ribbon, the LK Legacy and the LK Legacy TH. These rods are available now! Stealth Fly Rod Series Euro nymphing is one of the most talked about–and effective– techniques for...