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Matthew Grobert
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The 2017 Youth World Fly Fishing Team Is Ready for Slovenia
Just a few short years ago I spent many weekends over a couple of years fishing with Doug Freemann, who at the time was fairly new to the sport. He was fascinated with the sport and wanted to learn as much as he could about it.  At the time, he was focused ...

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Fly Tying Challenge


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The Yellow Sally - The Summertime Stonefly
Last week I posted a photo of a yellow sally stonefly imitation on Instagram, and an observant viewer sent me an email noting that in the tying video I made with Tim Flagler, I did not tie in a tail like the one in the photo.  They wanted to know why.   The...

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Stripers at the Cape
My son is up in Chatham on Cape Cod this holiday weekend and he's making good use of his time up there.  He's got a kayak and his fishing equipment and has been catching small stripers in the backwaters and sand bars on spinning equipment.  He tells me that...

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Another Weekend In the Catskills
Last weekend we headed up to the Catskills again with the usual characters.  This time though, after fishing Saturday evening, the four of us were joined in the evening by seven anglers from Rahway River Trout Unlimited, making for a crowded cabin on Saturd...

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Why Does an Imitation Fly Work?
Why?  When you look at the previous post of a mayfly from below, why do trout take this pattern, or any other pattern that really does not look like that photo?     

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Is This What a Trout Sees?
Photo courtesy of Marc Fauvet For more great photos and other neat stuff, go to Marc's blog - The Limp Cobra

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Father's Day Weekend Fishing the Upper Delaware
On Saturday after tying at the Whitewater Flies open house event in Lafayette, NJ, my son Hunt and I headed up to the Catskills.  We landed at my friend Paul's house in Roscoe at 4:45 PM, and by 5:15, we had the drift boat and trailer hooked up to the car a...

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American Shad Return to the Musconetcong River After 300 Year Hiatus!
New Jersey was a British colony the last time the American shad swam in the Musconetcong River . Colonialists nearly 300 years ago dammed the Delaware River tributary, which straddles the border of Warren County's Pohatcong Township and Hunterdon County's H...

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I'm Glad I'm Not A Trout
I write a lot of stuff most every day (night), and most of it is about fly fishing, fly tying or some aspect of being on a river or stream.  The following I wrote late one night this past February after tying a bunch of flies while waiting for the fire to d...
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