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Bobos Y Locos - The Epic Grande Slam 0

Love this short film of Colby D Crossland's quest for the salt grandslam - all on Epic FastGlass -  Whole lot of bucket fish right there ;-)

Never know what you are going to get when you go to Mexico fishing the flats. Eastern shores are known for the flats and multiple shots for a variety of species. If you put in the time you are probably going to find your self on the better end of a Macabi -Bonefish- or tarpon.

How to build a fly rod. 0

How to build a fly rod fly rod building fly rod building tips bookThis set of tips are taken from the comprehensive build book included in all our Epic "Ready to Wrap Rod Kits"


Making the most of it - 15 Spey casting tips from April Vokey. 7

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.

Tips on Skagit Tips - Spey casting tips from April Vokey 2

Rio MOW Tips Spey Casting TipsThe first Spey line that I ever purchased came packaged in a box as thick as an encyclopedia.

Like a book cover designed to culminate my curiosity, the word ‘Spey’ prominently highlighted the box’s crisp edge and sold me on the promise of its contents. Encyclopaedic was not far off from what I held in my hands.

Rich with knowledge and the possibility of growth, the comparisons were evident — the difference being that with an encyclopedia I had an idea of where to start.

Tips for Top Fly Fishing from a New Zealand Guide 2

Fly Fishing tips for New ZealandIt has been quite noticeable over 25 years of guiding that fly fishers rarely practice their casting techniques from one year to the next, often leaving any practice to only when they fish. Fortunately, I am heartened to say, that is gradually changing among many of my clients. Practice can clearly reduce frustration “in the field” and undoubtedly increases success and hence personal satisfaction.

Like a Good Scotch, Be Smooth. 5 Tips to Improve Your Fly Casting. 2

Fly Casting VideoBecoming a good fly caster is a little like being a proficient musician, it takes time, practice and some knowledge of the theory behind it all. Here are 5 simple tips that will help improve your fly casting.