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Posts tagged: Maine Saltwater Fly Fishing

Fly Focus Friday: Tactical Tungsten Crab Fly

Fly Focus Friday: Tactical Tungsten Crab Fly

Striped bass love crabs. They are an easy and plentiful meal, especially here in Maine. With the right fly and setup, a fly angler can effectively imitate this sought after food source! In similar style and tying technique to the well known Avalon Shrimp pattern, the Tactical Tungsten Crab Fly is...

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Video: Fly Tying - Attaching Holographic Eyes

Video: Fly Tying - Attaching Holographic Eyes

Attaching stick-on (holographic) eyes can be a pain and they always seem to come off! In this video we show you a good way of making sure they don't fall off, plus it's also a good way of building heads with UV resin. All done with Solarez UV resins. CHECK...

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Where To Fly Fish In Southern Maine?

Where To Fly Fish In Southern Maine?

As a fly shop situated in South Portland, Maine near the coast of Casco Bay, a lot of what I get asked about are the fly fishing opportunities right here in the greater Portland area. With Portland being in the very southern part of Maine, we do not have the plentiful...

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9wt Fly Rod Royale - The Best Fly Rod For Striped Bass

9wt Fly Rod Royale - The Best Fly Rod For Striped Bass

Words + Photos By: Josh Thelin If you keep up with our blog, you might have seen the article "8wt or 9wt For Striped Bass?" which covers why I believe the the 9wt fly rod is really the most utilitarian saltwater rod for "New England saltwater fly fishing." In this article,...

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Redington Dually Review: Using Two Handed Fly Rods For Striped Bass

Redington Dually Review:  Using Two Handed Fly Rods For Striped Bass

The technique of using two handed rods has a long history in fly fishing and has spread from Europe, to the west coast of the U.S., to now seeing it more here on the east coast.  Although the concept of using a two-handed rod in the ocean to achieve longer casts...

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