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3 Tips for Better Fly Fishing Photography - An Interview with Steven Ooi

January 23, 2019 4 min read 1 Comment

You may have seen Steven's incredible images posted on Instagram and Facebook as @finripplemedia. Timed to perfection, his astounding images of leaping trout freeze time and clearly demonstrate to us that yes, trout do indeed track insects on the wing and take them in flight. Steven has been bending a couple of Epic fly rods...
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The Hang Of It - Why an Emerger will out fish your dry fly any day

The Hang Of It - Why an Emerger will out fish your dry fly any day

January 14, 2019 3 min read 3 Comments

A semi-sunk fly projects more visible stimulus than a high and dry pattern, so it makes a lot of sense to use a design that penetrates the surface film as a ‘searching pattern’, rather than the high-riding flies usually recommended for this job like the Royal Wulff, Humpy or Elk Hair Caddis. For me, the old dry hackle jobs have been moved well down the bench, even for fast broken water.
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Fly FIshign for Arctic Char on Epic Fiberglass Fly Rods

Fly Fishing For Arctic Char on Epic FastGlass

December 11, 2018 1 min read

For his latest movie-project Swiftfly fishing ambassador Peter Corzilius hiked out into the wilderness of Swedish Lappland searching for arctic char, a special species that lives in big and clear mountain lakes.
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8 weight fiberglass fly rod

Field Report - The Epic 888 FastGlass II Fly Rod

December 03, 2018 2 min read

Jeremiah Clark puts his to work on the beautiful Redfish of backcountry Charleston. Here he files a report on the updated Epic 888 FastGlass Fly Rod complete with a set of stunning images.
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New Zealand Fly Fishing Guide Kunio Onishi

The Fly Fishing Ninja

August 14, 2018 4 min read

I had already fallen in love with this art by then. I wanted to be a flyfisher. I saved every single pocket money towards the kit. It took me more than one year to save 7000Yen($NZ92.00). I finally bought a Shakespeare Beginners set, which included a rod, reel, line, tapered leader and 5 dry flies and 5 streamers
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Destino Yelcho en la Patagonia.

May 19, 2017 2 min read

PatagoniaYelcho region Patagonia - two beautiful video clips from this stunning region.
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Meet Colby D Crossland - Epic Ambassador

March 22, 2017 2 min read 4 Comments

Epic Ambassador Colby D CrosslandFor those that don’t know him (and you should) Colby D Crossland is a professional fly-fishing guide for Spinnerfall Guide Service in Dutch John Utah where he spends the warmer months of the year catching fish and helping others to do the same and generally doing epic shit. When the temperature drops he splits his time between Salt Lake City, Moab, Utah and trying to explore Central America
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Itu's Bones - 5 years on

January 25, 2017 1 min read

Bonefishing5 years ago today we released the trailer for our Aitutaki Bonefishing documentary "Itu's Bones" - a lot of water has gone under the bridge in that time.
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Making the most of it - 15 Spey casting tips from April Vokey.

January 10, 2017 8 min read 10 Comments

Spey Casting tips from April Vokey15 tips and common errors that I see regularly on both winter and summer-run steelhead trips. Of course some of these are not always errors — some are occasionally sound techniques — but nonetheless here are some personal observations that I hope will be worthwhile.
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Epic People - Scandanavian Fly Guides

December 09, 2016 1 min read

Scandi fly fishing guides SwedenScandiflyguides Tr:outlands
Welcome to our very own trout river in Norway! Crystal clear water, sight-fishing, only wild fish, catch & release only, accommodation right on the river, no crowds, resident fish as well as huge migratory trout. What more could you want?

Approximately 2 hours from Östersund in Sweden or three hours from Trondheim, Norway you’ll find Scandinavian Fly Fishing Guides own trout-paradise, this water is only available through our arrangements. More than 10 kilometers of river with browntrout.
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Meet the Epic Crew - Pat Cohen

April 18, 2016 3 min read

My name is Pat Cohen. I live in upstate New York where there is an abundance of warm water streams, lakes, and farm ponds to fish; although most anything with gills is fair game.

I was always a terrible fisherman with spin and casting gear, but I began fly fishing in 2008 and since then I have caught more fish than I can count. I have been tying flies since January of 2009. Fly fishing and tying have become an essential part of my life. Since 2012 I have been a full time commercial fly tyer and designer.

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