January 1997

January 1997

Split Cane Diary

Topics: The conception and birth of a custom bamboo fly rod by Mike Clark

  • By: Ed Engle

Simms Gore-Tex Dry Coat

Topics: Simms Gore-Tex Dry Coat Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Honda Electronics HPDS (PS-7 Portable Depth Finder), ATC Stratos reels"

Small Crab Flies For Huge Bonefish

Topics: Using crab flies to fool bonefish Fish: "Bonefish, permit " Flypattern(s): Crab flies

  • By: Jack Samson

The Cortland 444

Topics: Cortland 444 fly lines

From The Mind Of Matarelli

Topics: Frank Matarelli's fly tying tools

  • By: Darrel Martin

The Transportability Of A Home Lake

Topics: The familiarity of a home lake breeds success Dealer/Manufacturer(s):

  • By: Dave Hughes

St. Croix Rods

Topics: St. Croix Rods

Angler of the Year: Charles Gauvin

Topics: Angler of the Year Charles Gauvin and his contributions to fly fishing

  • By: James Butler

Jurassic Brook Trout

Topics: Fishing in Labrador for brook trout Fish: Brook trout Location(s): "Labrador, Canada" Water(s): "Eagle River, Crooks Lake "

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Kudos: The 1997 Fly Rod & Reel Awards

Topics: Explanation of Kudo awards and congratulations to the winners

Fishing By The Numbers

Topics: Increasing your odds of catching something by using more than one fly

  • By: Ted Leeson

The Boga Grip

Topics: Eastaboga Tackle's BogaGrip

Tying Variants

Topics: The benefits of tying variants such as the Dun Variant and variants of the Dun Variant like the Cream Variant and the Grey Fox Variant Insect(s): Isonychia mayflies Flypattern(s): "Dun Variant, Cream Variant, Grey Fox Variant"

  • By: Jeffrey Ripple

The Tibor Reel

Topics: The Tibor Reel

Lessons From The Lakes

Topics: Lake trout and the Great Lakes Fish: Lake trout Water(s): Great Lakes

  • By: Ted Williams

Fine Literary Stuff

Topics: "Meanderings of a Fly Fisherman (Seth Norman, Wilderness Adventures), True Love and the Wooly Bugger (Dave Ames, Greycliff), Big Indian Creek: October 23-29, 1994 (Dave Hughes, Stackpole Books), The Bird in the Waterfall: A Natural History of Oceans, Rivers, and Lakes (Jerry Dennis, HarperCollins),

  • By: Stephen Bodio

The Uncommon Spice

Topics: Uncommon materials and methods sometimes produce effective immitations like the Arve Sculpin and the Wilton Peccary May Flypattern(s): "Arve Sculpin, Wilton Peccary May"

  • By: Darrel Martin

Belief

Topics: Fishing tales of the supernatural Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Dyna-King Sidewinder, Matthias Rotary Vise, Renzetti Presentation 4000 series, Hornet, Nor-Vise, Pamola Fly Lathe"

  • By: John Gierach