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 is used to measure flow or discharge of rivers and streams. Many say they understand, but it can sometimes be tricky to wrap your head around. I know it was for me when I was first starting out. Water levels/flow, or CFS can give insight into how the fishing will be,

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Guide Fly Series: The Rabbit Kwan, a Salty Slayer

The Kwan is one of the most productive flies I have seen for redfish, trout, and flounder, because it imitates so many different prey items. What I don’t like is stacking the SF or similar fibers. With this pattern, you can decrease vice time by over half while creating a fly that behaves similar.

The Great Pack Dilemma: On the Water Storage Solutions Explained.

In this Gear Review, I want to focus on what packs and bags are best for each fisherman. We won’t dive into specific bags, but I’d like to touch on the different types of bags on the market; vests, chest packs, hip packs, sling packs and backpacks and what they bring to the table. Eh, who are we fooling? I may slip a couple of my favorites in.

New YouTube Series: Guide Flies

Have you ever heard someone say, “Hey, that’s a guide fly”, and had no clue what they were talking about? Well, get ready because we are sharing our favorite guide flies and how to tie them on our YouTube channel.

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The Great Pack Dilemma: On the Water Storage Solutions Explained.

In this Gear Review, I want to focus on what packs and bags are best for each fisherman. We won’t dive into specific bags, but I’d like to touch on the different types of bags on the market; vests, chest packs, hip packs, sling packs and backpacks and what they bring to the table. Eh, who are we fooling? I may slip a couple of my favorites in.

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What the Carp??

We had the pleasure of meeting, fishing, and sharing a few laughs with local guide Henry Fowler. Henry is a military man, pilot, and great

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