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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...

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...

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...

Winter Speckled Trout Tactics For Fly & Light Tackle

When not chasing after striped bass and redfish in the Pamlico Sound and estuaries of coastal North Carolina, TFO National Advisor Capt. Gary Dubiel (Spec Fever Guide Service) loves to put his clients on large speckled sea trout. Even during the cold winter months, Gary knows how to find speckled...

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...

Swing Season Prep – Choosing The Right Rod, Reel, & Line

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"When the days get shorter, darker and colder, most anglers lament even getting out of their warm beds...if you are a swinger, the coffee is brewing and you are more than pumped to get on the road and step into a run. Dries aren't really coming off, the hopper-dropper crowds...

How to Beat the Summer Heat and Catch Fish

As the first stretch of August approaches, it’s time to enjoy the last bit of summer. And if there’s a sliver of free time between time with family and friends, fishing is a great way to relax. Below are a few summer options to help maximize success, regardless of whether...

TFO Unveils New Products

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ICAST is over. We at TFO are back home from the trip to Orlando, but if you missed the world’s largest sportfishing show, do not despair. We introduced quite a few new items at ICAST this year. On the fly side, we welcomed the Axiom II-X fly rod, the NXT...

TFO Introduces the BVK Fully Sealed Drag Fly Reel

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We took the successful BVK series of reels, added a fully sealed drag system and didn’t raise the price one penny! Introducing the BVK SD series of reels: A fully-sealed drag system with super easy LH/RH retrieve changes and minimal maintenance. The drag system is fully sealed Delrin® and stainless-steel...