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How to Hold and Photograph a Trout: Tips for Catch and Release While Still Getting Great Photos to Share

In a recent newsletter, I asked subscribers to submit their fly fishing questions and ideas for stories that they’d like to see on this website. William S. of Flemington, NJ, suggested a blog post about how to photograph fish as well as a few basic handling tips. At first, holding and photographing your catch might

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Natural feathers and fur for fly tying

How to Clean and Preserve Natural Feathers and Furs for Fly Tying

Although synthetic materials have certainly grown in popularity in recent years, some of the best materials for tying flies are and always will be natural feathers and fur. Pheasant tails are a prime example. Not only is this the primary ingredient for its namesake, the Pheasant Tail Nymph, but it’s a major component of countless

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