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8 Ways to catch more trout fishing nymphs

Nymphing is perhaps the method of fly fishing that most reliably and consistently produces trout. Available prey does vary from river to river, but in most instances nymphs make up the majority of a trouts diet. Knowing this, is it any wonder that fishing a nymph is one of the most effective methods of targeting trout? As mentioned nymphing is extremely effective method of fly fishing for trout. The following techniques, tips, and tricks will help…
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4 Tips to make your flies last longer

As a fly angler, chances are you have invested a significant amount of either money or time (most likely both) into your fly collection. It would be nice to get as much use out of your invested time and money by having your flies last as long as possible. Here’s a few tips and tricks on how to make your flies last longer from a fellow fly fishing addict. Add Head…
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14 Unique and Stylish Fishing Decals.

I love fishing decals, unfortunately I drive a car that doesn’t have a ton of room so I’m limited in space. I have to be picky about what I put on the bumper of my car. Whether your looking for some cool new fishing bumper stickers for your car or truck, or just want some smaller decals for around the house or garage, or are looking for some fishing gift…
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Sili-worm Fly

I was at Micheal’s the other day browsing the craft supplies for potential cheap fly tying supplies. I hit pay dirt when I found packs of 10 yards of silicone cord on sale for $1.99.  They had a few colours available, but I settled on hot pink for tying this really simple silicone worm fly, as well as some green silicone cord as a replacement for sili legs on frog flies. This…
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Amazing Under Ice Fishing

The titles a bit misleading, as there’s no actual “fishing” going on in this video, but this is one of the most creative and well done videos I’ve seen in a while. I highly recommend taking a few minutes to watch it.

How to Find Sea Run Brook Trout?

I’m lucky enough to live in an area that brook trout are still king. They can be found in every river on Prince Edward island, the majority of the rivers here support a healthy sea run brook trout population. While there are resident brook trout that stay in the streams all year long, the larger and highly sought after sea run brookies move between salt and fresh water throughout the year….
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Gift Ideas for Striped Bass Anglers

Black Friday has come and gone, but for many the shopping continues. Continuing with the theme of the previous two posts, here are some great gift ideas for the striped bass fisherman or woman on your Christmas list. LED Head Lamp. It’s not uncommon for striped bass anglers to be out at the beach at 2:00am in the morning, either because they are chasing the tide, or simply due to the fact that…
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Great Gift Ideas for a Fly Tyer this Christmas

Previously, I talked about some great ideas for a Christmas gift for the fly fisher in your family. There’s a good chance that the fly angler in your family is also a fly tyer, is so here are some great gift ideas for the fly tyer on your Christmas list. It might be a good idea to take a look through his tying supplies and tools to get an idea of what…
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Gift Ideas For A Fly Fisher This Christmas

Black Friday is fast approaching, many people are likely wondering what to buy a fly fisherman for Christmas (or fly fisherwoman). Well those people are in luck because I just happen to be a fly angler and I have a pretty good idea of what the fly angler on your Christmas list would like for the holidays. Fish Face Mugs These are some really cool mugs featuring trout face artwork from…
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Upsidedown Zonker Trout Streamer

This is a pattern that was initially intended to mimic a sand shrimp. Once I got out on the water and actually fished the pattern, found that it did a much better job of mimicking mummichogs and/or killifish. You can bounce it along the bottom like a sand shrimp, or swim it in the upper middle part of the water column like a mummichog and it will produce large, aggressive trout either…
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