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No such thing as a bad cast

From David Mayl, via Midcurrent We’re fly fishing, not casting. Fish every cast. Just today I had this conversation with a client. He hadn’t fished in a year and was rusty. His casts were less than perfect but probably better than…

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Testimonial – Luna Lake Lunker

23.5 X 4.75lbs. Snow, Wind and cold on Saturday. Make Lopez and Sally Petre, Arizona Game and Fish Biologists measured the fish. The winner donated the prize money back to us to help teach fly tying to kids. The fish…

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FB – May 4th: Casting Practice – Non-Club Event

We had quite the turnout for today casting practice.  Even had a few guys that knew what they were doing so it made for a good opportunity to pick up a few tips. Attending were: Don Mickus Bill Laudenschlager Alan…

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May 12th General Meeting – Duane Redford

Duane Redford If This, Then That – A Systematic Approach to Fishing Your Home Waters Welcome back to Duane Redford!  Duane Redford, a professional fly fishing guide, spends the majority of his days guiding on the South Platte River below…

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AFC Destination May 14-17: Wyoming Extravaganza

AFC partnering with Grey Reef Anglers have put together a great package for fishing the Platte River in Wyoming. 3 nights and 2 guided fishing days with Jason Ostrander. Jason gave the presentation at the January Monthly meeting. Date: May 14 –…

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FB – June 6-15: Texas Redfish

Name: George Stephan Email: georuthstephan@msn.com Name of Fishing Buddy Event: TEXAS REDFISH Date: 6/6/16 – 6/14/16 Contact Information: Please e-mail (the phone is useless) Trip Details: I am planning a low budget, DIY road trip/kayak fishing trip to Aransas Pass,…

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AFC – June 11-18 – Pagosa Springs, CO

From June 11 through 18, we will be in Pagosa Springs. Considered a fishing mecca of southwestern Colorado, Pagosa Springs offers the opportunity to catch a number of different trout in the abundant streams and reservoirs. On a typical day…

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AFC – July 22-24 – Big Lake Club Outing

From July 22 through 24, the club will be at Big Lake in the White Mountains. Located at about 9,000 feet elevation, Big Lake offers needed relief from the scorching temperatures in the Valley. The lake is heavily stocked throughout…

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AFC – August 26-28 – Woods Canyon Lake

From August 26-28, we will be at Woods Canyon Lake on the Mogollon Rim. The club has reserved Crook Group Campground Loop B. For those planning on spending the weekend, there will be a $20 camping fee. If you can’t…

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Testimonial – Jim Boerner Fishing Buddies came through

I put a request for help in Fishing Buddies for building a trolling motor mount for my frameless pontoon boat. I got replies from Bill Vance, Roger Calhoon and Cliff DeVlieg. Using information they provided, I was able to build a mount and get my boat registered by  Game &…

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Blood Knot made easy – from Orvis Videos

Our pal Louis Cahill at Gink + Gasoline posted an awesome video featuring professional leader-maker Christopher Fave tying a blood knot. Even if you consider yourself pretty good at tying blood knots, you will be blown away by Fave’s technique, which is easier and faster than anything we’ve ever seen…

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