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Dad’s Orvis Fly Fishing School 101

Dad's Orvis Fly Fishing School 101

2 hours and you have the basic knowledge to get you on the stream, that was the goal of the day. Meet at the Orvis Pittsburgh was the destination for my Dad and I. We planned to meet at 8am I told him and swing by Starbucks in the

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Save a fish, Hook Removal in ease

Hook extraction is routine to some and short of a panic attack to others. It’s not easy to keep calm and move swiftly but the fishes life depends on you executing the hook removal safety. I’ve heard recently of Dad’s wanting to take a their kid fishing but

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Ninja Tactics: How to make split black

Ninja Tactics: How to make split black

Ninja tactics or over kill.. When the fish bite is slow it can have numerous factors of why they won’t take your fly. Weather pattern, time of day, water temperature, wrong fly, bad casting or…. the color of your weight? Maybe! 🙂 Last night I took a crafty

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PA Youth Mentored Fishing Day – What you need to know.

Pennsylvania youth mentored fishing days is quickly approaching. This year and the PA Fish and Boat Commission made tweaks to better the program. Here is how the day works. To participate in the youth mentored fishing day, anglers 16 years of age or older (adult anglers) must possess a valid Pennsylvania Fishing License

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Piscifun Sword Fly Reel

I was in the market for a inexpensive fly reel and I landed a Paiscifun Sword 3/4 WT fly reel. The reviews were great online and the price point fell into my wheel house with a gift card. I took some guidance from RF’s friend Teddy Lewis

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Fall Muskie Hunt

The Hunt is on! October fall fest is the best time of the year to find the bigger muskie putting on the feedbag for the winter. Fish start speeding up feed rates as the water cools everything becomes more active. The past two years I’ve dedicated more

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Steel City Flies Experince

I came across Steel City Flies via our instagram page. I was impressed with some of the flies he was posted and my box needed a reload. I wanted to find a local person to purchase flies through rather than spend money at a bigger outfitter. I was happy

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How to keep warm when Steelhead Fishing

16 years I’ve been trying to figure out the right combination in clothing to keep my Steelhead fishing experience in Erie a good one. It’s been a rough road which Doug and Ted would agree and have put up with my countless hours of bitching on the

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Gifts For Fishermen This Holiday Season

Dose your wife or girl friend need ideas for what to get you for the holidays? Are you someone taxed with buying a gift for an angler and have no idea where to start? How about you are shopping for someone else and need to buy something

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Steelhead Fever – the Good and Bad

The Bad The Steelhead season is here and some would consider in full swing, others say its off to a slow start. If you have are a tech savvy angler on the inter webs you have seen a common riffle through fishing reports: slow fishing in Erie. Living

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