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“The Best Rods Nobody Talks About!”

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...
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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...

The Stealth Is Coming – An Overview with Rod Designer Jason Randall

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It’s no secret that European, high-stick and tight-line nymphing is an extremely effective (and popular) way of catching trout. Being able to make repetitive, drag-free drifts and cover as much water as possible (depth and length) is a sure way of increasing your chances of catching more fish. However, having...

Generation To Generation

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My parents belonged to the greatest generation, although no one ever told them until late in their lives. I’m pretty sure they didn’t realize it when they were my age and definitely not at my kids age. They never realized how great they were; they simply returned from the war,...

The Art of How to Present the Nymph

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Editor's Note: Below is a submission from TFO advisor Jason Randall. Enjoy. Since the dawn of time, at least angling-wise, anglers have embraced the need for drag-free dry-fly drifts. Only in more recent history, however, have anglers come to realize the importance of a natural drift while nymph fishing. Just...

It’s Show Time: A Guide to the 2018 Fishing Shows

It’s winter, too cold to fish, but it’s not too cold to do the next best thing --- and that’s talk about fishing. And what better way to do that than at a fishing show. The 2018 winter show circuit has already started, and Temple Fork Outfitters is scheduled to...

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...

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...
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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...
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Jason Randall Joins the TFO National Advisory Staff

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Temple Fork Outfitters is excited to announce Jason Randall has joined fly fishing luminaries Lefty Kreh, Ed Jaworowski, Bob Clouser, Flip Pallot, Blane Chocklett, Jake Jordan, Nick Curcione, Wanda Taylor and Bob Popovics as a TFO National Advisor. Rick Pope, Founder and Chairman said, “Jason epitomizes a life-long commitment to...