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Go to The Legendary <br />Triple Haul
The Legendary Triple Haul
The single haul is for beginners, double hauls are for the seasoned fly-caster, but the triple haul... now that's for the real hard core fly fisherman.
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Go to The bag trick
The bag trick
It's a very simple trick, which will make your life a lot easier. Put your feet in plastic bags before you stuff them into the waders. Simple as that!
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Go to The evolution <br />of a fly
The evolution of a fly
This is the true story of Klympen - a sea trout fly pattern, which I witnessed being created - and have seen evolve into something surprisingly far from the original.
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Go to The Perfect Transparent Bait Fish
The Perfect Transparent Bait Fish
Flies are becoming more and more realistic - even the saltwater flies. Gammarus with transparent backs and scud patterns, shrimps tied with clear legs, looped tails and pulsating mouth parts and antennas. Now it is time for the bait fish.
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Go to The Munker
The Munker
A very successful Danish muddler tube fly developed by Kim Sorensen for salmon and sea trout, particularly suited for slow water.
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Go to The LAW of attraction
The LAW of attraction
I was amongst the lucky fly-tyers who managed to lay my hand on one of Lawrence Waldron's LAW fly-tying vises while he made them - and they could be bought at reasonable prices.
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Go to Arturas Merkevicius
Arturas Merkevicius
Lithuania based artist Arturas Merkevicius makes beautiful fly fishing themed leather art. We approached with the usual row of questions for fishy artists.
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Go to Microjig nymphs <br />and small streams
Microjig nymphs and small streams
One of the ways to fish small, fast, rocky streams is Czech nymphing with microjigs.
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Go to DIY IKEA line tray
DIY IKEA line tray
A few inexpensive items from IKEA and a little work, and you have a fine line tray.
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Go to Scissors <br />for fly tying
Scissors for fly tying
What should you look for when choosing fly-tying scissors? Well, that all depends on a number of factors. This article takes an in-depth look at one of the fly tier's most important tools.
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Go to Tying and Fishing the Booby Fly
Tying and Fishing the Booby Fly
A book solely on tying and fishing the (flam)buoyant booby flies. Originally a UK style of fly, but very useful for other applications. Available as an ebook.
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Go to Squid Plus Three
Squid Plus Three
As the year changed from 2014 to 2015, the Danish sea trout community suddenly started buzzing about squid. And I buzzed along and developed Martin's Mundane Squid, soon to become the Plus Three Squid
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Go to Sexy Crab
Sexy Crab
A crab pattern tied with a solid structure using extremely resistant materials but at the same time keeping it naturally looking and full of movement
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Go to Sharon Burger
Sharon Burger
Sharon Burger is a modern day scrimshaw artist from South Africa. She does fine scrimshaw work for knife handles, inlays and more.
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Go to Taming the Humpy
Taming the Humpy
The Humpy might be the greatest surface fly ever devised, but it also has a reputation of being difficult to tie. Learn to tame it here.
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Go to How to look good
How to look good
Appearance and behavior are two very important aspects of fly fishing. Act or look the wrong way, and fellow anglers will immediately judge you as an amateur. This first chapter of two will teach you what to wear and carry.
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GFF is on Facebook!
We have joined the half billion users on Facebook, and you can now become our Facebook-friend and subscribe to our updates from your Facebook-profile.
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Go to Chasing Gold
Chasing Gold
South America's Golden Dorado is famous for its beauty and its willingness to chase a fly. German Heiko Schneider has moved to Argentina and has now adapted the Dorado as his preferred quarry. Togther with his wife Carolina he chases the Dorado in the lakes.
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Go to Postcards from the Swiss Alps
Postcards from the Swiss Alps
Fly-fishing dreams, a thought about Eve and some postcards from the Swiss Alps
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Go to Perminator
Perminator
This rabbit zonker fly imitates a mantis shrimp, a very important food resource for big permit and bonefish, and utilizes the mobile zonker strips to induce life in the fly.
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Go to First setup
First setup
Most of us know how, but this article is for the ones who never set up a fly reel from scratch. See which knots will work where and what type and amount of backing you most probably want. Start with this simple trout setup, and you can expand to other types.
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Go to Classic Wet Flies
Classic Wet Flies
Wet flies have been around as long as fly fishing itself. Are they starting to see a renaissance? In fly tying circles at least, that may be the case, as tyers look for new challenges and new sources of inspiritaion.
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Go to Shark's Caddis Larva
Shark's Caddis Larva
This is a very simple fly imitating the caddis larva. Some may call it realistic fly, some will say impressionistic, but no matter what, the originator says with 100% certainty that it's a killer pattern and he has caught lots of fish with it in many different places.
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Go to S&L's Lost Flies
S&L's Lost Flies
Dick Stewart and Bob Leeman's book "Trolling Flies for Trout and Salmon" has inspired fly tyers for the 24 years since it's publication in 1982. Here, finally, we get to see some of the patterns listed in the back of the book that did not have supporting photographs.
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Go to Czech Nymphing
Czech Nymphing
The principle of nymph-fishing with Czech nymph is short-distance fishing, practically under the tip of the rod. The flyline is hanging under the tip of the rod and its end often does not even touch the water level.
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Go to Raising chickens
Raising chickens
From feathers to chickens - and back again. You don't need to raise birds to get feathers, but it's both easy and fun. Here's the story about how I had chickens for eggs, meat and not least feathers
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Go to Illustrated knot table
Illustrated knot table
A test in the print magazine Fly Fisherman showed the Trilene and the Orvis knot to be equally strong and on top of that said that they were able to maintain 100% of the line strength. I really have my doubt if that will hold for all types and thicknesses of line, but still it does prove that these could be the knots of choice for the concerned fly fisher.
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Go to Wallpapers
Wallpapers
Want a wallpaper with a sunset, a stream, a beautiful coastline, bonefishing or salmon fishing? We we are continously updating the wallpaper section with new pictures. Check in regularly. And by the way: We passed 110,000 downloads of our beautiful pictures.
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Go to Tom's reel
Tom's reel
This is a first! Rod building is common, but how about making your own fly reel? Dutch Tom Biesot takes us through the process of making a beautiful home made fly reel, step by step and in meticulous detail with tonnes of pictures.
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Go to LeaderCalc2007
LeaderCalc2007
One of GFF's all-time most popular articles and downloads just got better! Download two new upgrades for FREE! 1) Leadercalc2007, enhanced with new formulas and label making features and 2) the all new GFF's Leader Guide, a 28-page PDF book you can use for your classroom or personal use.
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Go to How to look good
How to look good
Appearance and behavior are two very important aspects of fly fishing. Act or look the wrong way, and fellow anglers will immediately judge you as an amateur. This first chapter of two will teach you what to wear and carry.
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Go to O'io Boy'o!
O'io Boy'o!
The flats of Oahu in Hawai'i, harbor some of the largest bonefish in the world... although, Hawai'i isn't your typical bonefishing destination. Read why, how to do it and what you will catch
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Go to Strike Indicator Scientology
Strike Indicator Scientology
This article is the premier in a new series: "Nymphing From Top-to-Bottom: The Untold Secrets". Starting on top, strike indicators aren't just flyfishing bobbers; they do much more, if you know the secrets! Learn an exclusive trick from GFF partner Steve Schweitzer along with
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Go to Yellow Fever
Yellow Fever
Imagine a fish that takes a fly as readily as a trout, whether it is nymph, a wet fly, or a dry fly. Czech nymph style, wet fly swing, North Country style or upstream dry fly. Now magine that, pound for pound, at least twice as strong as a trout
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Go to The Plipper
The Plipper
One of the strangest fly-contraptions ever to see daylight in GFF partner Martin Joergensen's vice (which has seen some strange flies). It's a tube fly. It uses one basic material. It's tied without thread. It's ugly, but it works. It's a popper with a lip - a Plipper.
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Go to GFF Summit 2007
GFF Summit 2007
So there will be a GFF Summit this year! At long last Martin Joergensen has found the time to get some facts together and start working on the dates and practicalities. It will be in September and take place on Fyn, Denmark like last year,
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Go to Slinkies
Slinkies
One of the most effective methods of drifting a fly through deep pools in Great Lakes steelhead rivers is to use a slinky. You can buy slinkies from a shop, but you will pay a premium. The components are pretty cheap and they are very easy to make at home.
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Go to The Perfect Woolly
The Perfect Woolly
Many flies were developed from the Woolly Bugger, German Raoul Kempkes got back to it and created a very simple pattern which is extremely durable and very easy to tie. Only a few materials are needed to tie a great pattern which is highly versatile. The perfect Woolly Bugger!
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Go to When lightning strikes
When lightning strikes
The odds of getting hit by a lightning are very small. So are the odds of getting a disease that makes it difficult or even impossible to fish. But both things happen sometimes, and GFF partner Martin Joergensen was not hit by a lightning...
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Go to Wingless Wets
Wingless Wets
On a shelf in the shop was a little book that was propped open. It was Leisenring and Hidy's The Art of Tying The Wet-Fly and Fishing The Flymph. Inside, I found a treasure of patterns and some fishing instructions and I suddenly switched gears and began fishing these great little flies.

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