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“The Best Rods Nobody Talks About!”

TFO ambassadors and advisory staffers cover a wide spectrum. Young and old. Amateur and professional. Famous and relatively obscure. Young Braden Miller is in a class by himself. After all, how many junior-high kids represent...
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Fifteen Minutes with Junior Ambassador Braden Miller

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TFO ambassadors and advisory staffers cover a wide spectrum. Young and old. Amateur and professional. Famous and relatively obscure. Young Braden Miller is in a class by himself. After all, how many junior-high kids represent a major fly-rod company? Braden recently joined TFO as a junior ambassador. He’s just 13,...

TFO’s Bob Clouser Talks Carp on Fly

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I’ve never caught a bonefish. It’s on my bucket list, but the tropics may have to wait a few months. Fortunately, I’ve got a freshwater option close to home. Carp. They’re just as wily as a bone. And pound for pound they fight just as hard. And they’re cheaper. Many...

It’s Showtime for the 2019 Fly Fishing Film Tour

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Cabin fever got you down? If it’s too cold or too windy to fish, there’s another way to beat the winter blues. If you can’t get on the water, then the next best thing to do is to watch fishing. The solution: Say hello to the Fly Fishing Film Tour,...

Tools of the Trade for Catching Walleye

Sensitivity, stealth and pin-point bait placement are some of the cornerstones of effectively targeting walleye. To be an effective walleye angler, you need to start with the appropriate rod. Below are some of the features of the TFO line-up of walleye specific spinning and casting rods. GTS Walleye rods incorporate...

A Few Minutes About Musky On Fly With Blane Chocklett

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When the southern mountain trout fishing slows to a crawl in the dead of winter, I hunt grouse. Now my attention has turned to fishing for musky. The two species are different. One’s a mountain bird, the other a toothy fish, but the two have one thing in common: They...

Pace Rested and Ready for 2019 Pro Bass Season

Cliff Pace had two objectives this offseason: To rest. And to get better. After a few months off from the grind of competitive bass fishing, Pace said he feels somewhat rejuvenated as he prepares for start of 2019. “It helps me from a relaxation standpoint,” Pace said. “I love to...

Part II: How to Buy Your First Fly Rod

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So you want to learn to fly fish? First things first. You will need a fly rod. Don’t be intimidated. There are a lot of rods out there to choose from --- saltwater, freshwater, two-hand and single hand, all in different heights and sizes. Where to start? Welcome to Part...

TFO Pro Portal Now Available

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TFO Pro Staffers are key contributors to our sales and marketing efforts. Their influence within the fishing industry has merit. Our goal is to foster and expand relationships we’ve built with professionals who believe in the same values we do. For this reason, we are excited to announce the launch...

Vision Quest: Fly-Rodding Phenom Maxine McCormick Wins Big

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She collects rubber-band bracelets, likes sporty, checkered tennis shoes and the thrill of a springy trampoline. One more thing: She just happens to be the best female fly caster in the world. Her name is Maxine McCormick. And she is 15. That’s right, f-i-f-t-e-e-n. She’s not old enough to drive,...

Two-handed Techniques for Fall Salmon, Steelhead

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While swinging flies with two-handed rods the typical approach is a consistent, level swing through a long run. Repetitively sweeping the fly across the nose of a salmon or steelhead and pushing them farther back into the tail-out of the pool is usually the best chance to elicit an anger...

A Few Tips for the Hearty Smallmouth Bass Angler

Editor’s Note: This week, we turn to TFO Ambassador Burnie Haney for a few tips on fishing for late-fall smallmouth bass. Enjoy. When the water drops below 50 degrees, it’s the best time to down-size your presentation for consistent rod action throughout the day. In central and northern New York, our...

Casting Carolinas Gives Cancer Survivors Hope

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Cancer. It's everywhere. And it affects everyone. In 2018, 1.7 million Americans will contract some form of cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 600,000 will die from it. “Cancer is evil,” TFO advisor Wanda Taylor said. “We detest it.” Science can help prevent cancer. Compassion can help...