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Winter Midges: How to Fish the Midge Hatch

Winter Midges: How to Fish the Midge Hatch

Mar 9th 2021

Midge GuideIn the colder months of winter anglers venturing out to the rivers will open their fly boxes, revealing rows of tiny flies that are simply referred to as midges. Winter midge flies range f
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Fly Box Love

Fly Box Love

Feb 13th 2021

Whether you have been tying flies all winter and need a place to put them all or you are just starting to prep your kit to get out for the first time - organizing your bo
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Signature Tyer Sessions

Signature Tyer Sessions

Nov 5th 2020

Signature Tyer SessionsLive on Instagram, Facebook and YoutubeOur live tying sessions with our Signature Tyer Family is back!As we enter into tying season we have brought back this great live event th
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Why I Tie

Why I Tie

Nov 5th 2020

"Tying flies started my fly fishing passion, in that I tied before I started learning how to fly fish. I find fly tying to be very relaxing. The process of preparing flies before each day on the water
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How to Tie the: Sugar Shaker

How to Tie the: Sugar Shaker

Posted by Josh Smitherman on Oct 29th 2020

Umpqua's Sugar Shaker from Signature Tyer Josh SmithermanMaterial List:XS420 (#2)Double Pupil Lead Eyes (Large)Articulated Fish-Spine Shanks (10mm, 15mm, & 20mm)Articulation WireGlass Beads (Size depe
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Talking hooks

Talking hooks

Oct 15th 2020

I love new hooks. Every year there is one glorious day, generally disguised as some sort of sales appointment, when Alec Gerbec, my amazing Umpqua rep, comes to my shop and shows me the new hooks that
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Finding Fish

Finding Fish

Sep 22nd 2020

Finding FishThe Trout Unlimited Un- and Under-Documented Habitat Project in the Tongass National ForestIf you want to catch a large steelhead in a small stream, there is perhaps no better place to try
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