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Thoughts on Strike Indicators – by Cathy Beck

I grew up on a family farm in northeastern Pennsylvania. The head waters of a small wild trout stream emerged from a spring in our backyard. My father built a number of ponds in the yard and pasture before allowing … Continue reading

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Look Out Below , Sink Tip Lines – by Brian Horsley

One of the most frequently used saltwater fly lines in the Mid Atlantic region is a full intermediate. Along those lines—no pun intended—the RIO OutBound Short is a popular high-performance intermediate line we use quite often in and around the … Continue reading

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Five Facts About Steelhead – by April Vokey

Several years ago I spoke with steelhead expert/biologist Bill McMillan while collecting data for a column I was writing. I recently stumbled upon the article in my folders and thought it would be worthwhile to share… Five steelhead facts worth … Continue reading

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Oh My Scud – by Brian Chan

One common denominator of the most productive stillwater trout fisheries found in North America and other areas of the world is the presence of Freshwater Shrimp which are also referred to as scuds.   These amphipods thrive in nutrient rich, alkaline … Continue reading

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Never Too Old or Too Windy – by Sarah Gardner

     A pair of “old” clients show that they’ve got the right stuff. It’s a sad morning for me, horrible weather has caused me to cancel the last three days of a six-day trip with a pair of beloved clients. … Continue reading

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RIO’s InTouch Skagit MOW Tips Bring the Ultimate in Sink Tip Versatility

IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO (November 2, 2015) – RIO continues to expand the use of its ConnectCore technology by introducing it to the popular Skagit MOW and iMOW Tips. Offering anglers a multitude of options in lines, leaders, tippets, and more, … Continue reading

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