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The Art of Setting the Hook

If you ask to average anglers about the most important aspects of bass fishing, you’d get a myriad of answers from lure selection, electronics, equipment, or fishing out of the right kind of boat. I bet, no one will tell about the hook set, while it would rank as very important to many of the aspects. When I […]

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  • April 8, 2017

Fine Fly Tying Equipment Made Exclusively in the USA

Bullet Head Tool (3 pieces) Backcast’s Bullet Nose Tool features a length of clear plastic tubing attached to a hex handle. The hex configuration prevents the tool from rolling off the work surface, while the clear plastic allows the tyer to view the tying material for proper positioning before it’s tied down. The tool maybe […]

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  • April 8, 2017

Fly Fishing Accessories: A Must Have List

There is virtually a limitless selection of tools, accessories, gadgets, and gizmos on the market today. With so many options it’s hard to know what you need to get started. We’ll try to identify the staples for you and help you pick the tools and accessories that will make you successful right out of the […]

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  • March 5, 2017

How to Assemble Your Fly Fishing Gear

Let’s take a look at the main components of your fly fishing outfit and how to get it ready for fishing. It’s important to assemble your own gear and have a good understanding of the knots required to attach each component. The Fly Rod The fly rod is your principal fishing tool. It often is […]

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  • March 5, 2017

How to Choose the Right Fly Patterns

It’s going to be pretty hard to catch a fish without some flies. You can think of flies as patterns. The pattern is the collection of materials and techniques used for creating a particular fly. There are literally thousands of fly patterns and probably 10’s of thousands of variations available these days. You’ll need to […]

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  • March 5, 2017