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Fly Fishing Report: May 2024

Fly Fishing Report: May 2024

While the prospect of a likely hot, dry summer looms on the horizon, last week's heavy dose of vitamin D was certainly met with open arms.  Getting a recent rare...

Fly Fishing Report: May 2024

While the prospect of a likely hot, dry summer looms on the horizon, last week's heavy dose of vitamin D was certainly met with open arms.  Getting a recent rare...

April Fly of the Month: Miyawaki Popper

April Fly of the Month: Miyawaki Popper

Leland Miyawaki's Popper has been a solid fixture on the Puget Sound beach cutthroat and salmon scene for a long, long time.  It was designed to replicate an injured sand...

April Fly of the Month: Miyawaki Popper

Leland Miyawaki's Popper has been a solid fixture on the Puget Sound beach cutthroat and salmon scene for a long, long time.  It was designed to replicate an injured sand...

Fly Fishing Report: April 2024

Fly Fishing Report: April 2024

As winter shrinks to a speck in the rear view mirror, Western Washington is coming alive with new greenery; colorful flowers blossoming along with stinky skunk cabbage blooms and of...

Fly Fishing Report: April 2024

As winter shrinks to a speck in the rear view mirror, Western Washington is coming alive with new greenery; colorful flowers blossoming along with stinky skunk cabbage blooms and of...

March Fly of the Month: Marabou Slight Leech

March Fly of the Month: Marabou Slight Leech

Sometimes simple is better.  As much as I enjoy the artful aspects of tying a complex fly, there are days or more likely late nights when I am just concentrating...

March Fly of the Month: Marabou Slight Leech

Sometimes simple is better.  As much as I enjoy the artful aspects of tying a complex fly, there are days or more likely late nights when I am just concentrating...

Fly Fishing Report: March 2024

Fly Fishing Report: March 2024

When I was in the second grade I spent the  preponderance of my recesses belly to the grass, carefully combing through the clover patches looking for the elusive four leafer. ...

Fly Fishing Report: March 2024

When I was in the second grade I spent the  preponderance of my recesses belly to the grass, carefully combing through the clover patches looking for the elusive four leafer. ...

February Fly of the Month: The Blowtorch

February Fly of the Month: The Blowtorch

Confidence flies are a thing of beauty.  Whether you find yourself on a new patch of river or a familiar stream regardless of the season or conditions, it's comforting to...

February Fly of the Month: The Blowtorch

Confidence flies are a thing of beauty.  Whether you find yourself on a new patch of river or a familiar stream regardless of the season or conditions, it's comforting to...