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What makes a great fly pattern?

“Match the Hatch” The first thing to consider is, what are the fish feeding on? It doesn’t make sense to create a fly pattern that looks like something that a fish doesn’t eat. The more important questions is, what do the fish feed on the MOST? Trout feed on minnows,

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You hire a guide for a reason, to have a great day on the water. Whether you are an experienced angler or new to fly fishing, we would love to help you take your game to the next level.

We Guide

You hire a guide for a reason, to have a great day on the water. Whether you are an experienced angler or new to fly fishing, we would love to help you take your game to the next level.

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Wade Fishing the Outer Banks

Unlike the high grass in SC that I am used to, redfish and other species in this area like to explore the coastal waters by utilizing the highway of channels before popping up on adjacent flats.

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Guide Spotlight: Captain Caleb Andrews

For guide Caleb Andrews, passion is dropping the secure engineering job to start his guide business – Tail of the Tides. Caleb is the type of guide you want poling the skiff since he cares about the combined time together versus just catching fish.

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Changing the Angle

Good current –check, feeding fish –check, correct flies –check. Bombs away! All of a sudden an hour has gone by and we are rooted to our same spot just like the monster himself.

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Stream Etiquette: Respect Your Fellow Angler

Unfortunately, I can’t go a full day on the water without running into an angler with poor etiquette. Both fly and conventional fishers. In most scenarios I believe it’s naivety. People just don’t know or understand. So let’s dive into this topic here. No judgement, just discussion.

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WTF is CFS?!

Understanding CFS and Water Levels The most important and often overlooked acronym in the fly fishing dictionary is CFS, Cubic Feet per Second. This term

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