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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.

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    Photos: Double Handed Casting in Saltwater Clinic

    Some photos and thoughts following the two handed saltwater clinic, sponsored by Beulah Fly Rods, Cheeky, and Why Knot.

  • Gear & Beer VI: Yeti Hopper and Dale’s Pale Ale

    It’s time for Gear & Beer Volume VI, this time featuring the Yeti Hopper and Dale’s Pale Ale by Oskar Blues Brewery.

  • southernmaineflyfishingderby2017

    3rd Annual Southern Maine Fly Fishing Derby

    Fly fishing, Maine, catch and release striped bass? That’s my sweet spot. I grew up in the rocky coast, and love chasing striped bass on the fly. You can understand my excitement, then, when Joe and Matt from Why Knot Fishing started the Southern Maine Fly Fishing Derby three years ago

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    Review: Cheeky Limitless 475 Fly Reel

    This is a good reel. From a pure functional perspective, it’s precisely what most fly fishermen will need — and, at $475, it’s three or four hundred dollars cheaper than other reels that claim to deliver the same thing.

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    Big New England Brown Trout

    To pre-empt the questions: Yes, these are wild brown trout. Yes, they were caught in New England. And no, I won’t name the river In protecting this particular spot, people become downright uncivil when it’s named.