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 Several years ago while attending the New Jersey Fly Fishing Show I walked past a booth that had a fish tank with a large streamer pattern underwater. The fly was articulating and caught my attention as it would for any apex predator fish. It stopped me dead in my tracks and I began a conversa ...
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 When it comes to bonefishing. The biggest draw for anyone who is experienced the beauty of the tropics is bonefishing the flats. Bonefish, often referred to as the ghost of the flats is the fastest accelerating light tackle fish in thew world. Over the last 30 years The Fly Rod Shop has hosted ...
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It's never too early to think about Spring Steelhead fishing, although the fall run of Steelhead on the Salmon River wasn't great, things are looking good for the spring run. Tons of snow on Tug Hill means high water flows for hopefully the entire month of April which translates into lots of post sp ...
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Fall in Vermont is an awesome time of the year to be fishing. One species of fish in particular gives the fly angler great opportunities at hooking and landing one that may be a bit more of a challenge the rest of the year. In Mid-September we begin targeting one of the most exhilarating, hard fight ...
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Even though it's June, it's never too early to start thinking about what's ahead of us. And there's one thing we're all thinking about here. Hoppers. In Vermont we typically we start seeing Hoppers and other terrestrials around the first or second week of July. Grasshoppers and other terrestrials ar ...
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When prospecting for large fish, my first choice of fly selection would often be large streamer patterns. This eliminates numbers of fish, but focuses on the dominant fish in that piece of water. Your first consideration when selecting streamer patterns is to know the forage fish for that piece of w ...
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 Water Clarity: Clear to stainedWater Temperatures:  Upper 30's Low 40'sHatches: Brown StonefliesSuggested Patterns:  San Juan Worms, Egg Patterns, Black and Brown Stoneflies, Red Copper Johns, Wooly Buggers, Zonkers, Sculpin PatternsSimilar to our past reports. S ...
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 Water Clarity: Clear to stainedWater Temperatures:  Upper 30's Low 40's Suggested Patterns:  San Juan Worms, Egg Patterns, Black and Brown Stoneflies, Red Copper Johns, Wooly Buggers, Zonkers, Sculpin PatternsThings have slowly picked up for the anglers around Vermont. W ...
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Spring Prep

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For a lot of anglers in the Northeast, rods get put away for the winter and don't get pulled out 'til about now. Hitting the river early in the season is always exciting and a good way to shake off the winter's rust even if there isn't a whole lot going on on the rivers. With a little spring prep, y ...
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 Water Clarity: Clear to stainedWater Temperatures:  Upper 30's Low 40's Suggested Patterns:  San Juan Worms, Egg Patterns, Black and Brown Stoneflies, Red Copper Johns, Wooly Buggers, Zonkers, Sculpin PatternsWith trout season in about a month it's time to get fired up! ...
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