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Juan Ramirez
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The Slim Shady 5.0 Tying Video.
It's been a while and since tons of people have asked, I've released a new tying video on how to tie my pattern, The Slim Shady 5.0. While this isn't a drastically new way to tie a fly, I have been using a material I call "Slim Rib".  A ribbing material tha...
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The Denver Fly Fishing Show
I will be in Denver this weekend at The Fly Fishing Show and would love to be able to chat with all the fishy people out there about flies, fishing and food.  I'll have some of my secret "Slim Rib" material available for sale there too.  Bring $5.00 cash an...
The Denver Fly Fishing Show
The Denver Fly Fishing Show
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What's that bug?
Arkansas River, 2017 The photo above was taken this summer on the Arkansas River.  I had been fishing lots of caddis larva during that time and had been doing quite well.  I didn't know that the large, dark green bugs were water snipes.  I assumed that they...
What's that bug?
What's that bug?
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Winter Fishing (Repost from 2011)
This is a repost from 2011.  I found that the  information here  is still very  relevant. ___________________________________________________ I don’t do it nearly as much as others.  I have nothing against it, but the cold.  I have never fished below 10 d...
Winter Fishing (Repost from 2011)
Winter Fishing (Repost from 2011)
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The Slim Shady 5.0
Yes, I am still around and this blog is still alive!   Sorry for the lack of posts, but I was a bit busy this summer.   I spent about 200+ days on the water this year. Hopefully I will be able to continue and post interesting things! I am going to start bac...
The Slim Shady 5.0
The Slim Shady 5.0
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Memorial Day 2017
The men and women who have sacrificed their lives for us must be remembered.  I also want to thank those people who have served and put their lives in danger to protect us all so we can lives our lives as we please.  Thank you all for your service and sacri...
Memorial Day 2017
Memorial Day 2017
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The Kryptonite Caddis
The Kryptonite Caddis is one of my signature patterns.  These things have only been around for a couple of years now, but they have been in very high demand.  I just delivered 21 dozen to Royal Gorge Anglers in Canon City, CO on Friday.  I am not sure how m...
The Kryptonite Caddis
The Kryptonite Caddis
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TroutPorn Podcast with Shea Gunkel and Hopper Juan
In case you missed it or didn't know about it, I was fortunate enough to sit down with Steve from Trout Porn Nation and my good homie Shea Gunkel to talk flies, fishing and food.  You can access the podcast several ways and even download it to listen later....
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