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Go Get the Blues!

New Carolina Blue Blockhead Popper Bodies!I've been getting bugged for years from fly fisher people out east in Virginia and North Carolina to offer some blue colored blockheads. It seems the smallmouth bass really like 'em there and everywhere!We've been gerry-rigging blue poppers for years by coloring a white popper with a marker pen. These [...]

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New Water

Question: How often do we go back to the same fishing spots over and over again?Answer: A lot...Too Much...It must be human nature to return to the comfortable environs where one has traveled previously. Fishermen and hunters are notorious for fishing and hunting - memories.My brother and I recently tried an entirely new river system [...]

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The Most Versatile Fly Fishing Gear

Good quality fly fishing gear for freshwater bass can be used on a number of other fish, worldwide. In Minnesota, we suggest people use an 8wt outfit using either 8wt or 9wt weight forward floating line when fishing large rivers. I love the "bass tapers" to aid in shooting line.Remember This: To become a proficient fly [...]

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How to Make Fly Line Welded Loops at Home

Welded Loops Made Easy Nail Knots have been the traditional method for attaching fly line to leaders. Fly line manufacturers are now creating fly lines with welded loops on both ends to ease the attachment to both to the reel spool and leader material. Making a welded loop in your new or damaged fly line is [...]

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Getting Started in Saltwater

How to Integrate Saltwater Fly Fishing into a Tropical Vacation Have you ever dreamed of stalking a sparkling bonefish flat and casting to these cruising silver bullets? How about hooking up with a ten pound baby tarpon that will absolutely kick your ass? Here's the bottom line: If you haven't fished for baby tarpon and bonefish, you [...]

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The Incredible Ephoron Leukons (White Miller) Hatch

In many parts of the northern tier of the U.S., the ephoron leukons mayfly is coming out in force, generally in August. The hatches can start as early as mid July and extend into September in many areas, depending on a number of weather factors. When conditions are right, the White Miller (approximately a size #12) [...]

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Top Ten Smallmouth Flies on Podcast with Brad Miller

For those of you that want to tune up your fly selection for this season, you may want to check out a recent internet radio interview done onAskAboutFlyFishing.com.Roger Maves proprietor contacted me after seeinghttp://flybass.com.This site is the best podcast source to be found anywhere to listen to great fly fisherman talk about the entire gamut [...]

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Pultz Poppers

FlyBass.com is now offering Pultz balsawood poppers for sale in assortments of ten flies for both bass and panfish. Some folks just like wood poppers for a variety of reasons. These are very affordable compared to other wood poppers. 

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March 2015 FlyBass Newsletter

FlyBass Newsletter - New Knots & Rod Reel Combos! In this edition we'll show you a [...]

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