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The Boulders

Utah… I’ve fished a few places in Utah, but there’s no place like the Boulders.  You can spend an entire season…. well I could spend an entire season fishing and hiking this place and not get tired of it all.   This is stillwater country.  …and backpacking still waters at …

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Northern Az

Northern AZ has a surprisingly good trout population.  Mostly lakes but plenty of small streams with plenty of brown trout populations.  This trip was a short one as the goal was to get across the imaginary line that would require a new license.   So I hit one of the …

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The HammerHead

The HammerHead   This creation is the product of a gurgler modification project I undertook awhile back.   I spent the better part of the topwater season one year messing with gurglers, mostly trying to get them to cast better.  Now when it comes to catching fish, the gurgler needs no modification.  However, …

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BedRobbers

  Fishing for bass during the spawn or “bed fishing” as it been called has been a center of controversy around here for some time.  The whole method of yanking a bass off a bed right under the boat doesn’t seem to take a lot of skill (its not as …

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The Mother of all Dads

The creation of the MOAD When I was a youngster, I had this weird facination with crawdads. They seemed to be everywhere and all fish ate them and it just seemed like the fly tying world would have capitalized on that fact.  But when I began searching there were very few …

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Tying with AZ Simi Seal

Simi seal is the invention of John Rohmer of John Rohmer Materials over at azflyfishing.net.  John probably has more days on the water fishing than I’ll ever have if I live to be a million and he knows his stuff. I first found Simi Seal years ago, “back in the …

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