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Fly Tying for Beginners

Pink Squirrel

I started catching trout when I started tying flies. Coincidence? Maybe. But if you’re a trout angler, there’s no such thing as coincidence if it means breaking a trout drought! However, even though I fish with a Tenkara rod, I didn’t get …

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Sandwich Dome: The Eastern Approaches

The Sandwich Range Wilderness of one of the most remote Wilderness Areas in the White Mountains

Sandwich Dome (3993′) is a massive mountain that dominates the western half of the Sandwich Wilderness, near Squam Lake in New Hampshire’s Lake District. It’s in an area that I’ve become quite fond of hiking this year, way off the beaten path …

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Granite Gear eVent Uberlight Cuben Fiber Dry Sacks

Cuben fiber stuff sacks from Zpacks.com (left) and Granite Gear (right)

If you thought that the only place to buy ultralight (cuben fiber – renamed DCF for Dyneema Composite Fabric) stuff sacks is from cottage gear manufacturers, you’d be wrong. Granite Gear makes excellent waterproof roll-top cuben fiber dry sacks. Called eVent Uberlight …

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