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  • Reply to: Pro Easy Shrimp   6 days 5 hours ago

    Chris,

    We don't sell anything. But try contacting Daniel who made the video. He's found on https://www.flytying.eu/

    Martin

  • Reply to: Pro Easy Shrimp   6 days 5 hours ago

    Do you sell the pre tied pink shrimp?

  • Reply to: Not a single cast   3 weeks 3 days ago

    Martin,
    I was very touched by this blog post. I know that you inspire thousands and thousands of people with your site and your knowledgable, but also personal writings on all things fly fishing. I so admire the way you accept your physical limitations but still make the most of what is possible. And don't we all have days where something we actually love to do is just too much effort? I know I do. I love reading your thoughts, so thank you for sharing.

  • Reply to: Fly Tying Thread Table   3 weeks 6 days ago

    Lee,

    unfortunately I have no idea. Most of those who deliver tying thread are for some reason very keen on keeping these facts to themselves. The few manufacturers who make thread are equally silent - probably under contract.

    So no, I don't know...

    Martin

  • Reply to: Fly Tying Thread Table   3 weeks 6 days ago

    Do you know who makes Orvis' tying thread?

  • Reply to: The strike   3 weeks 4 days ago

    Peter,

    While it might feel like a reflex, it's just something you have learned and which - to to quote Yoda - unlearn you must.

    In stead of the knee jerk (or rather elbow jerk) reaction, start thinking when a fish strikes and control the immediate reaction, saying to yourself: take it easy, wait for it... wait for it... now!

    And let the strike be more subtle. My best strikes are - as I write - almost no-strikes, where I let the fish do most of the hooking, just making sure that I have good contact with the fly, and don't lift the rod before the fish is actually hooked.

    Martin

  • Reply to: The strike   1 month 4 days ago

    Striking feels more like a instinctive reaction than something you can delay.
    I wonder how you did learn to pause slightly?

  • Reply to: Trout in Colors   1 month 1 week ago

    Just found your site and watched your "Trout in Colors" video and I must say, it was beautiful! I just wish it could have been longer. I could have watched that for an hour! It shows what non fisherman don't understand about fly fishing, it's really not about just catching fish. It's the swishing of the line in the air, the gulping rises of the fish, the wonderful sounds of nature and of course, the spectacular colors! The one image that stands out was the absolutely perfect mirror image of the trees on the far side of the lake. SPECTACULAR!
    Thank you for sharing that.

  • Reply to: Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail   1 month 1 week ago

    Very good video? It gives great info on the "Y" side of things. Looking forward for more and visiting his web site.

  • Reply to: How to act right   1 month 3 weeks ago

    In the putting on of the waders - I didn’t see where you mentioned putting on the all important wading belt.

  • Reply to: Ray's Fly...and tweaking...   1 month 3 weeks ago

    How's it going Pete. You and the pups are well.

    Art

  • Reply to: Do you like this site?   2 months 1 week ago

    John,

    Both Ko-fi an Patreon accept payments with PayPal, so the options can both be used in the US as well as in Europe and the rest of the world.

    Martin

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