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2014-03-31 16:25:09

Campaign aims to demystify fly fishing -- making it more accessible by offering simple gear, easy techniques and basic teachings for all ages and skill levels. VENTURA, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia, Inc., the outdoor apparel company, today launched its Simple Fly Fishing campaign - a program designed to demystify fly fishing and make it more accessible. The centerpiece is Patagonia's Simple Fly Fishing kit, which contains a tenkara-style fly fishing rod, box of flies, line...

2008-07-23 09:00:39

Fishing hot spot: Blue River * Why here? The river is dropping and clear; trout are rising. * What's hot? Caddis have been hatching from Dillon Dam to Green Mountain Reservoir; midges, pale-morning-duns and green drakes also are on the water. * Fly box: Elk-Hair-Caddis, PMD and green-drake dry flies; Pheasant Tail, Hare's Ear and Prince Nymphs. * Best times: Caddis hatch in the mornings and afternoons, PMDS in the mornings and green drakes in the afternoon. * How to get there: From...

2008-07-06 15:00:15

A Hex, or if your Latin is good, a Hexagenia limbata, is a bomber- size Mayfly that shows up on Maine trout ponds in mid-summer, usually early July. For a trout, they area turkey dinner with all the fixins - a chance to get the most amount of food for the least amount of effort. To a trout-loving fly fishermen, a Hex hatch is an adrenaline rush- a sight to behold. In fact, like a solar eclipse or an expanse of northern lights in the winter sky, a true Hex hatch on a trout pond counts as one...

2008-06-22 15:00:10

"The legend of the trout's sagacity ... arises from man's conceit. If the trout can outwit us, the lords of creation, he must be superior to us in cunning." -P.B.M. Allan "You want to fish the deadwater Friday," Gifford said. "I was thinkin we could try that in the morning and then maybe catch the evening rise on the river," he added as an enticement. "Friday's good for me, Giff. Let's do it!" I said. One of my favorite fishing partners, Gifford Stevens of Bradley, is a skilled angler...

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2007-04-10 16:28:38

Exoglossum is a genus of mound-building freshwater fish. Common varieties include the Cutlips minnow. Species of this genus usually range from 3 to 18 inches when sexually mature. In many areas these minnows are valued as both panfish and baitfish.

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