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    Fall Matapedia Atlantic Salmon Fly Fishing

    Two weeks ago, my friend Dave and I headed north for some late season Atlantic salmon fishing. We stopped at the Matapedia for a day and a half to test gear, knock some rust off, and see friends, as a prelude to a week on Grand Cascapedia.

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    Fly Fishing for False Albacore During the Martha’s Vineyard Derby

    Guest author Bob Green writes about catching albies during the Martha’s Vineyard Derby in sporty weather.

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    Fly Fishing for False Albacore off Cape Cod

    This past weekend, I went out chasing false albacore off Cape Cod with my dad and a friend. The morning lit up with albies immediately, and stayed pretty strong all day, with only a brief pause around slack tide. I’m not always one to count, but I think we boated close to 20 albies. What a day — and what a beautiful day!

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    Review: RIO InTouch Single Handed Spey Line 3D

    What is the best line for Atlantic salmon? I think I now have the answer —┬áRIO’s new InTouch Single Handed Spey Line 3D. After using it this season it is, without question, my favorite line for not only chasing but actually catching Atlantic salmon.

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    Gear Review: Orvis Pliers and Nippers

    Check out the latest Gear & Beer in which we discuss the Orvis pliers and nippers, as well as Rising Tide’s Maine Island Trail Ale!

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    Poling The Flats, Fly Fishing For Striped Bass in New England

    Long, calm flats. Subtle wakes. Sounds like bone fishing in Florida, right? On this day, we’re poling the flats of southern Maine, casting to striped bass.