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Hook Setting is not Easy in Fly Fishing | Fly Fishing Insider Podcast

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Grab your gear and let's talk about something super important yet often tricky in fly fishing – the art of hook setting. It's like the dismount in a balance beam competition where you've got everything else grooving just right then one last move of greatness. We've all had those moments where setting the hook turns into an accidental tree decoration session, but hey, it's all part of the adventure.

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Montauk's Mystique and Mastery in Fly Fishing: Fly Fishing for Albies or Albacore on the Fly with Insights from Captain Tim O'Rourke | Fly Fishing Insider Podcast

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In this edition of the Fly Fishing Insider Podcast, host Christian Bacasa revisits a conversation with the esteemed Captain Tim O'Rourke, offering an in-depth exploration of Montauk's alluring fly fishing scene. The blog captures their detailed discussion about Montauk’s rich marine ecosystem, effective fly fishing strategies, and the importance of conservation, alongside insights into bait types, techniques, and tools essential for successful angling.

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Exploring SUP and Kayak Fly Fishing: Catching Redfish from a SUP or Kayak in Louisiana | Fly Fishing Insider Podcast

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The blog brings you the Fly Fishing Insider Podcast, hosted by Christian Bacasa, featuring insightful conversations with guides and  anglers like Phillip Logan. It covers a range of topics, from innovative tools like the Trout Routes App to the unique experiences of kayak fishing for redfish in New Orleans. Dive into the world of fly fishing and discover the art of navigating through marshes, the thrill of sighting and catching redfish, and the importance of conservation in today's fishing practices.

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Western Fly Fishing Trip - 10 Trip Planning Ideas | Fly Fishing Insider Podcast

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Planning a trip out west for fly fishing can be an exciting adventure. It can also be overwhelming as an undertaking. When I think of western fly fishing I see the fly fishing offering a blend of stunning natural beauty and the thrill of western dry fly fishing. Whether you're a seasoned angler or new to the sport, the western regions of North America are renowned for their abundant fly fishing opportunities. Here's a few tips from me to help you build out an agenda for a memorable trip.

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Exploring the Richness: Fly Fishing The Jungle Of Costa Rica with Jesse Males | Fly Fishing Insider Podcast

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This blog summary of the podcast is the experiences of Jesse Males, a seasoned angler and entrepreneur featured on the Fly Fishing Insider Podcast. Jesse's journey from Central Florida to the diverse ecosystems of Costa Rica offers a unique perspective on fly fishing. The blog captures his early experiences, the transition to professionalism, media ventures, and insightful discussions on fly fishing setups, tactics, and the rich biodiversity of Costa Rica.

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Ant Patterns and Illustrations: Perhaps Her Work Has Gone Unrecognized with Carol Ann Morris | Fly Fishing Insider Podcast

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This blog summary draws insights from an interview with Carol Ann Morris on the Fly Fishing Insider Podcast. This blog navigates through Carol Ann's unexpected beginnings in the sport, shares lessons from intuitive fly fishing, delves into the nuanced journey toward mastery and offers practical tips and fascinating stories from seasoned anglers. It also touches upon the art of public speaking in the fly fishing community, emphasizing the importance of research, knowledge sharing, and exploration.

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Fly Fishing the Amazon: Unveiling the Fly Fishing Paradise with Captain Rafael Costa | Fly Fishing Insider Podcast

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This Fly Fishing Insider Podcast summary blog offers an immersive journey into the heart of the Amazon Jungle, highlighting the exceptional fly fishing experiences narrated by Captain Rafael Costa. The blog explores the unique challenges and thrills of fishing in diverse locations like the Kendjam and Pirarucu Lodges, the cultural richness of Brazil's fishing traditions, and the captivating adventures in Bolivia's mystical jungle waters. The Amazon rainforest emerges as a fly fishing paradise, enticing anglers with its vast biodiversity and the opportunity to engage with nature and local communities.

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Euro-Style Nymphing vs. Indicator Nymphing | Fly Fishing Insider Podcast

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Commonly the question is asked, "What is better Euro-style nymphing or Indicator nymphing?" Let's take a look at the pros and cons of both and come to an answer.  I've used both methods for years and I've had success with both. I can recall catching char and rainbow trout with an indicator rig in Alaska and I can recall euro nymphing and sighting fish taking my nymphs in Montana. Both situations were exhilarating and at the time I felt it was the correct technique. Vice versa, I have been skunked on both styles and felt completely inept. I think it is about time we look at the pros and cons of both and dive in a bit deeper. 

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