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  • The winter isn't just for fly tying!

    21st Jan 2019

    The winter isn't just for fly tying!

    It's an easy choice when it is dumping snow or just plain bitter cold to cozy up inside, watch playoff football or binge-watch Netflix, and fill a year's worth of gaps in the fly box. But is it always…

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  • Obey The (Saltwater) Rules!

    4th Dec 2018

    Obey The (Saltwater) Rules!

    You've all heard it before if you weren't born on a salty coastline: before you head to a saltwater destination to fish, practice your casting. As far as rules for guided fishing go, this is right nea…

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  • Viva la Compass: R&D has its perks.

    30th Oct 2018

    Viva la Compass: R&D has its perks.

    We snuck down to Cuba earlier this month for filming and to run some production samples through their final tests. The MVP of the trip was the upcoming Compass revamp, which is bringing solid performa…

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  • Working Toward The Future, Part 1

    25th Sep 2018

    Working Toward The Future, Part 1

    Our rod series have been relatively consistent for the last several years. However, we've recently taken the opportunity to improve our rod series across the whole range, streamlining our offerings bu…

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  • Bahamacon 2018

    18th Jul 2018

    Bahamacon 2018

    Every year, our friends from The Fly Fish Journal escape the monotony of the seemingly endless cold weather that characterize the end of winter by sneaking down to the Bahamas. We had the pleasure of…

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  • Weekend Adventures

    29th Jun 2018

    Weekend Adventures

    We know it's easy to forget about the possibility of nearby fishing when you don't live in obvious fishing destinations or don't pass by the fisheries with some regularity. We do it, our fishing buddi…

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  • Salmonflies are coming!

    21st May 2018

    Salmonflies are coming!

    It's basically our ideal hatch: a giant bug that all the trout have been waiting for. No worries about light tippet, tiny flies, or subtle rises. We've always wanted to fish it, but haven't yet had th…

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  • Family, Brookies, and the Heritage Rod!

    14th May 2018

    Family, Brookies, and the Heritage Rod!

    William Gipe, a fully-addicted fly angler and shop manager of Old Souls in New York, had this to say of his first time out with some of our favorite products:"Just over half a year ago I was in search…

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  • And we're back!

    2nd May 2018

    And we're back!

    Now that we've launched our new website, we'd love to keep you guys posted on our adventures, as well as sharing useful tips and tricks in addition to regular quick fly tying tutorials! While we'…

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  • How To Tuesday: No-Tool Nail Knot

    4th Dec 2017

    How To Tuesday: No-Tool Nail Knot

    Here's a quick video on how to tie a nail knot without a nail knot tool. The nail knot is most commonly used to attach fly line to backing, but can also be used to attach a leader to your fly line if…

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  • Chuck Furimsky's "Chuck Nymph"

    15th Nov 2016

    Chuck Furimsky's "Chuck Nymph"

    A little-known fact about Chuck Furimsky is that he used to be in the leather industry, and he's applied those skills to one of his newer patterns, the Chuck Nymph. This unique fly features a speciall…

    Published by Justin

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