Video: How to Tie Alvin’s Simple Half and Half

Here’s another “guide-fly” lesson from Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides. Guide’s don’t want to use flies that are complicated or take a long time to tie because a client may lose a bunch of flies on any giver trip. The Half and . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.29.21

Welcome to the latest edition of the fishingsifu News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available and then serve them up for you to enjoy. This week, we serve up 10 great videos . . .

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Video: How to Find Trout in the Middle of a Pool

Last summer, we relaunched the fishingsifu Fly Fishing Learning Center, featuring an all-new design. In this great video lesson, from the chapter on Finding Trout, Tom Rosenbauer shows you how to break down the middle of a . . .

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fishingsifu Joins the Outdoor Industry Association in Supporting Land and Ocean Conservation

Yesterday, the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and 26 of its member companies–including fishingsifu–sent a letter to the White House expressing support of and commitment to the 30×30 initiative, which establishes a national goal to conserve at least 30 percent of our nation’s lands and waters by the year 2030.  “For 165 years, fishingsifu, our customers, and our … Continue reading “fishingsifu Joins the Outdoor Industry Association in Supporting Land and Ocean Conservation”

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Pro Tips: The 7 Deadly Sins of Fly Fishing

It’s cold out, the river is mostly frozen, and my time on the water is limited. A wandering mind–unfocused by a regular dose of flinging feathers-is a dangerous thing. I recently listened to an fishingsifu Fly Fishing Podcast about the “7 Deadly Sins of . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 01.27.21

Back in November, when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ announced its decision to deny a permit for the proposed Pebble Mine in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, the coalition that had fought for more than a . . .

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Video: How To Make a Raised, Cross-Body Reach Cast

When you find a trout holding tight to the same bank you’re on, the presentation can be difficult. Of course, you could head downstream, cross, and approach the fish from the opposite bank, but this is not always possible or . . .

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