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3 Reasons Air-Lock Indicators Are Better Than Thingamabobbers

3 Reasons Air-Lock Indicators Are Better Than Thingamabobbers

For years, if I was trout fishing with multiple flies under a strike indicator, I used a Thingamabobber. Compared to other indicators they were more buoyant, visible, and sensitive. But they had their drawbacks. These important issues have been essentially all resolved with the advent of the Air-Lock Strike Indicators. Here...

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Do You Clean Your Fly Reels?

Do You Clean Your Fly Reels?

We've had multiple snow storms here in New England with plenty of white stuff around. Unless we have a warm January or February, we will most likely be blanketed at least until trout season opens on April 1st. Although there is still plenty of trout fishing to be had around here...

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Recap: The First "Maine Bar Fly"

Recap: The First "Maine Bar Fly"

Last night was the first Maine Bar Fly. It was held at Oxbow Blending & Bottling in Portland, Maine with Aaron Lockwood, of Casco Bay Flies, providing his simple but effective "Laser Bunny" streamer pattern. People gathered, with all various levels of tying experience, to spin up one of Aaron's...

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Fish Don't Read Calendars

Fish Don't Read Calendars
I sit here at the shop and I'm looking at the water temperature off the coast of southern Maine read 46.8°F.  They say that the magic number (for water temp) for when the stripers start to arrive is 50°F...

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