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Galloup's Nymph Rigs

These systems were designed for a purpose, and all involve some give and take.

Kelly Galloup

Tips & Tactics for Contact Nymphing

Contact nymphing can be deadly with the right equipment and techniques.

George Daniel

Simple Casting Stroke Fixes

Without effective and functional casting, much of the rest of the curriculum doesn't really

John Juracek text & photos

Best Practices for Catch-and-Release Trout Fishing

If you are going to release a fish, it's important to do it successfully.

Ross Purnell

Best Spots to Find Trout and Bass

Locating fish is the first step to a successful outing.

Ross Purnell

How to Mend, Set the Hook, and Strip Line

This line control is one of the unique aspects of fly fishing.

Landon Mayer | Illustrations by Joe Mahler

How to Get Close to Trout

Everyone wants a definite answer to “How close can you get?”.

Tom Rosenbauer

George Daniels Hauling Tuck Cast

"The Professor" George Daniel demonstrates how to stop the rod high, and haul the line to make

Fly-Fisherman Staff

How to Keep Your Flies Out of Your Friend's Face

Here are four basic techniques to help novice and advanced casters avoid the NFZ.

Joe Mahler

The Finesse Game: The Best Tools for Close and Personal Presentations

The right tackle can't cure a bad fisherman, but it is one sign of a good fisherman who has

Ross Purnell | Photography by Barry Beck

How to Fish Flies on a Dead Drift

Here are three basic strategies for fishing flies on a dead drift.

Dave Karczynski

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