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New fly rods for 2019

At the International Fly Tackle Dealer show in July, it was yet another record-setting year for premium fly rods.

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September 12 at 9:00 am
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It’s a big year

Several years ago, I went to see the movie “The Big Year” starring Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson. While it was enjoyable, I also found it somewhat educational.

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August 10 at 9:00 am
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Hair today, bugs tomorrow

If you love flies made with hair, then July is your lucky month.

The second weekend of this month, the annual Contraband Fly Fishing Expo in Lake Charles will feature America’s premier deer hair tier, Pat Cohen.

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July 10 at 9:00 am
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Spoon-fed reds

At the recent “Fly Fishin’ For the Mission” tournament held out of Pointe-aux-Chenes, my teammate Kevin “Doc” Andry and I started the day hoping to repeat as overall champions. 

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June 10 at 9:00 am
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A cast by any other name

I never do a presentation on fly fishing for speckled trout without including the Vertically Oriented Strike Indicator (VOSI). My creation has helped me to catch thousands of specks on the long rod.

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May 10 at 9:00 am
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Trout fishing 101

One common question I get from newbies is, “Where and how do I fly fish for rainbow trout?”

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April 10 at 9:00 am
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Gearing up for gobbules

Longtime readers of this column know that I often refer to sunfish as “gobbules” (pronounced gah-bools). Many might wonder how the term originated.

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March 10 at 9:00 am
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New ‘worm’ order

A little over six years ago, Dave Hise took a children’s play toy and turned it into one of the most productive flies since the Woolybugger.

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February 10 at 9:00 am
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