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I have been slacking on the blog lately. Might be the winter slump. I’m going to get the ball rolling again for 2013, and plan on adding giveaways and more updates for the anyone who actually pays attention to the blog. Haha.

Here are some vise goods for a quick fix.





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This is a great pattern. Very nice, simple step-by-step tying instructions.


X Caddis

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This next fly in the course is the X Caddis. This is a no hackle dry fly that floats extremely well because of the natural buoyancy of the deer hair and Antron tail.

Hook: Mustad R50 94840 # 10-18

Thread: Dyneema

Tail: Cream coloured Poly yarn or Z-Lon

Body: Light Olive Antron dubbing

Wing/head: Deer hair

I can´t recommend the X-caddis enough. No grayling or trout fisherman should be without this pattern in their fly box. The original from John Juraceks and Craig Mathews was intended as a hatching caddis fly that…

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Guess my turn to post about #F3T is next. Reverend Roughfisher–that’s a good one–I’ll need to top yours now.

Fishing Jones

Overtures are made on behalf of the Fly Fishing Film Tourabout receiving a promotional care package.


Your first thought is that your fears of a continued slide into blog irrelevancy are momentarily abated. Or they had a long list.

Your second thought is, you are an outlaw blogger, do they know what they’re getting into? Then you look down and you’re wearing khakis; self-assesment may be in order.

Your third thought is, you’ve already read the post to end all posts about the F3T care package by the Reverend Roughfisher, and what else are you going to say?

Thought number four: There’s beer inside the box. Ensconced in bubble wrap.

Five: Free hat!

Six: There’s no showing in New York City. Lots of people fly fish in New York City. Makes you wonder if there was some behind the scenes discussion reminiscent of Spinal Tap. UPDATE:

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