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Choosing the Right Strike Indicator

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With the wide variety of strike indicators out there today, it can be a little confusing trying to figure out which one is the best choice for your application. Here are a few of our favorites and the best applications to use each of them in.

Air Locks – These are arguably the most popular strike indicator around, and for pretty good reason – they don’t kink your leader, they are super easy to adjust, and they float great. The...

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Krystal Perdigon

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These simple flies are incredibly durable and sink like a rock. Great on a Czech Nymph rig, as well as general purpose nymphing. We like them below a terrestrial pattern in the summer a lot as well!

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Czech Nymph Rods Explained

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Czech Nymphing is very popular these days, and for good reason – it’s incredibly effective and a fun way to fish! Only a few years ago, there were very few options out there for long, light rods that were appropriate for Czech style fishing. That’s changed quite a bit, and there’s a wide variety of Czech Nymph rods, lines, and leaders out on the market now. What makes a Czech nymph rod different? The length is the first thing many people notice, but there’s more to it than that. Rather than seeing your strikes like you would fishing a conventional indicator...

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How to pick a Czech Nymph Setup!

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Czech Nymphing is quickly becoming one of our favorite ways to fish, partly because it’s so effective, but mostly because it’s a ton of fun! It’s a foreign way of fishing to a lot of folks we run into in the shop and out on the water, and many people don’t give it much of a thought. Czech nymphing in our opinion is the most effective and versatile way to nymph fish, especially in fast water. Here’s a short rundown of what we think you should look for when hunting for a Czech Nymph rig!

Rods – There are a plethora of...

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The Easy-Nymph Rig

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Nymphing can be a mystifying game at times. How far should your indicator be from your flies? How far from your weight? How much weight should you use? When fishing nymphs and indicators on a traditional tapered leader style setup, commonly called a “Bighorn Rig”, there’s a lot of variables that can be left up […]

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