Equipment

Equipment – Standardize!

I’ll have to update this once I settle on a standard for fly fishing – but I’ve got to get smart there first…. Anyway, over the years I’ve bought a huge amount of gear.  Reels would break, rods would break and I would get frustrated.  My initial mistake was sucumbing to the hard-eyed stare of

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Equipment – Spinner Math

Over the years, my spinner formula has boiled down to a success pattern that relied on using either a gold or silver Panther-Martin lure.  Usually, I would fish the gold and my son would fish the silver.  The first of us to start getting results would determine what both of us would use for the

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Equipment – Ultimate Trout Bag?

How much stuff do you haul with you when you fish?  Most trout folks wear a fishing vest that has a number of different pockets.  I found that the vest approach does work for me as it does not provide the room I need to carry all the stuff required when you hike in. In

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Equipment – Trail Ready Camera Tripod

People want to see pictures.  In particular, when I go trout fishing, the Basswife wants to see where I have been and what I have caught.  And, quite frankly, if I amaze the world and catch anything really good, I want to be able to brag a bit. With digital cameras being so small, it’s

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Equipment – Bite Lite Lure

I’m probably not alone – I actually read some of the outrageous ads for new lures that you see in the back of magazines.  For some reason, I was compelled to bite on the “bite lite”. All the gory detail is on their website. Here’s the hook – the bite lite lure contains a red LED

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Equipment – Day Pack

What’s in the pack I haul around when I go trout-hiking?  Most guys just put on their fly fishing jacket, pop a water in some pocket in the back, and head out.  I’m not like that – I worry about stuff and want to be prepared. So, I took a tip from a hunting article

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