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To Buy a Spey Rod Means Actually Having to Spey (Cast) One

The latest newsletter from the Gorge Fly Shop has a blog post on a recent Farbank (Sage, Rio, Reddington) Spey Day held in Bend, Oregon on March 22nd, 2015. John Garrett, one of their Product Specialists, noted that it’s much easier talking with customers who’ve actually cast a rod than…

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George Cook on Your First Spey Rod

Blake Merwin, owner of Gig Harbor Fly Shop, had a conversation with George Cook – the outstanding Pacific Northwest representative for Sage – about Spey rods. Any discussion about Spey rods and Spey casting can soon sound like a foreign language for single-handed fly casters thinking about picking up two-handed…

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“Radical” Anglers Needed Now

Hatch Magazine posted an open letter to America’s anglers and hunters earlier this month. You can read it here. This is a call to arms, or at least awareness, of the increasing attacks on anglers and hunters by the extraction industries who take exception to any efforts to preserve lands…

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Lefty Kreh – 70 Years of Fishing and Funny as Hell

Lefty Kreh, who turned 90 last month, was interviewed by the Baltimore Sun. As always, he’s humble and very funny. Worth a read to see how he put Ted Williams in his place, snubbed Jimmy Carter, and caught a pterodactyl. Read it here.

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