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Instagram Live Signature Tyer Sessions

Instagram Live Signature Tyer Sessions

Mar 20th 2020

INSTAGRAM LIVE TYING SESSIONS @umpquafeathermerchantsOn Thursday March 19th we kicked off what will be a series of Instagram live tying sessions that feature members of our Signature Tyer Family.
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Destination Bahamas

Destination Bahamas

Posted by Umpqua on Mar 5th 2020

The islands of the Bahamas comprise a 100,000 square mile archipelago that covers more than 500 miles of the clearest, most pristine water in the world. This is an area that is home to some of the fin
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How to Tie the: Contraband Crab

How to Tie the: Contraband Crab

Posted by Drew Chicone on Mar 3rd 2020

MaterialsHook:Black Gamakatsu L11s-3H, size 6Thread: Olive Danville 210 denier Flat Waxed NylonEyes: 5/32nd black nickel brass dumbbell; large blackEP Shrimp & Crab EyesLegs: Large gray square rub
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Destination Seychelles

Destination Seychelles

Posted by Alec Gerbec on Jul 15th 2019

There are many ways that this piece could go and I want to enlighten you all with some of the mysteries that surround the Seychelles fishery. I will start with my background of spending four years of
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Charlie's Fly Box and Innovating with Umpqua

Charlie's Fly Box and Innovating with Umpqua

Posted by Charlie Craven on Jul 15th 2019

I have been an Umpqua Signature Tyer for almost 20 years now and to say I am happy with our arrangement would be an understatement. As a long time commercial tyer here in Colorado, I have been approac
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Listening to the River

Listening to the River

Posted by Signature Tyer Craig Mathews on May 24th 2019

The mile-walk to the river took us through brilliant meadows. Wild irises, Indian Paintbrush, monkeyflower, Potentilla, and larkspur lite-up the otherwise empty landscape, and the kids stopped seve
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Weed Guards

Weed Guards

Posted by Drew Chicone on May 24th 2019

Like them or not, weed guards or “fish guards,” as some call them, are an effective add-on that can be a game changer when fishing around heavy grass or floating debris. When applied correctly, a go
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​Why Jig Hooks?

​Why Jig Hooks?

Posted by Lance Egan on May 9th 2019

Jigs have been an important part of conventional fishing for many years and their effectiveness is well known in both fresh and saltwater situations. In fly fishing, use of jigs is relatively new.
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