The Fly Fishing Obsession: Part 2

The Fly Fishing Obsession: Part 2

Life has an amazing way of working itself out for the better. The last article I wrote was almost a year ago but so much has changed. What has not changed is my love of fly fishing!

Little did I know that fly fishing would be my rock when my fiancé broke up with me for the last time in December. He had told me on multiple occasions that I needed to go out and do more things by myself as I was too dependent on him for my happiness (not sure that was entirely accurate). This may have been the reason that I jumped 100% into fly fishing as Nati, the Goldendoodle and I could do it by ourselves. Leaving him to sit on the couch being introverted.

It took that moment in December to realize just how lucky I had been to stumble into an amazing community. Continue reading “The Fly Fishing Obsession: Part 2”

Waterworks-Lamson 2020 Fly Reel Lineup Preview & Overview

Waterworks-Lamson 2020 Fly Reel Lineup Preview & Overview

The Waterworks-Lamson 2020 Lineup is almost here! With revamped reels and slick new improvements, this latest lineup of reels is sure to make a statement on the water. Below we’ll go over each individual reel and all of their main specs, along with what new changes have been made to their configurations.

Waterworks-Lamson will be releasing the reels in phases, so stay tuned to our website and this timetable chart at the bottom of this blog post for the latest updates.

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How To Tie The Sparkle Dun Fly Tying Instructional Video & Recipe

How To Tie The Sparkle Dun Fly Tying Instructional Video & Recipe

The Sparkle Dun

The Sparkle Dun dry fly is basically a Comparadun with a polypropelene tail to imitate a trailing shuck of an emerging mayfly. It can be tied in a variety of colors to mimic many different mayflies. From larger Green Drakes and March Browns down to the classic BWO’s and PMD’s. The Sparkle Dun is a great fly to imitate an emerging or a crippled mayfly. The deer hair tied up will help this sit right in the film as an emerging bug would. The emerger yarn resembles a shuck as this bug gets ready to spread its wings. Pair this bad boy with some Shimazaki dry shake and the fish will eat it like it’s going out of style.

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