A Long Weekend | SpringTime Trout

To get away from the salt flats and change up the scenery we took a quick 11 hour drive to beautiful North Carolina; the Ole Florida crew was ready to take those mountain trout. Mike, Richie and Bert set out to do one night at casting for recoveries lodge with Tucker Horn who invited us [...]

The Most Used Fly Tying Tool

The most used tool in fly tying. So you sit down at your tying bench after coming up with the next big pattern that is hands down going to be the best fly you have ever tied. You know exactly what hook and what material it needs, so you slap the hook in the vice [...]

Fly Fishing The Tamiami Trail 101

About the Trail The Tamiami Trail is a road that was built in 1928 and its name is a contraction of "Tampa to Miami". For some people the Tamiami Trail is just a way of getting from one side of the state to the other. A road that runs from the east to west coast, [...]

UV Highlights with UV2 Raptor Hackle

UV2 Raptor Hackle is a short Rhea plume, traditionally used for spey flies. It's a great short plume with awesome colors for your steelhead flies, but there's another bigger difference from normal Rhea plumes - Spirit River's unique UV2 dying and processing makes this hackle more easily visible to eyes that are sensitive to UV [...]

Umpqua X Series Hooks Straight To The Point Review

Umpqua's new X Series Hooks for the salt For creating imitations of saltwater species' food sources, Umpqua has just launched the new X Series of hooks. Umpqua is one of the biggest names in fly design, so they know how a hook should be designed for flies. These hooks are crazy sharp and crazy strong. [...]

Top Picks of the New Umpqua DreamStream Plus Tools

Introducing the all new Umpqua DreamStream Plus Tools Umpqua is getting into the fly tying tools game with their new DreamStream Plus Series. We've brought in the best of the series - a bobbin, a pick and hair stacker available in 2 sizes. The pick is the most exciting of the three. The stout short [...]