July 14, 2015

Latergrams - Week 29

Had pretty good coverage across the state over the past few weeks, fishing from border to border Literally, just a stones throw from either side of Canada and Iowa.

Oh, the places we fish. #flyfishing #ditchfishing #urbanangling #streetart #minnesota

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A hitchhiker wanted to sit in on my morning meeting. #hexagenia #ephemeroptera #flyfishing #fisheriesmanagement

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July 2, 2015

Latergrams - Week 27

Playing catch up. Been a few weeks behind posting updates from Instagram. I actually have been busy fishing! Enjoy!

Smalljaws in crystal clear water #flyfishing #smalljaws #lakeofthevalley #minnesota

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Even smalljaws dig the clam. #darthclam #artisanflies #flyfishing #smalljaws #littlerunt #clameater

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Fruits of labor. A hefty teener. #carp #carpcrack #carponthefly #carppro #flyfishing #artisanflies

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April 28, 2015

PSA #8: DIY Lanyard

PSA #8: DIY Lanyard
Do It Yourself lanyard for a Loon Outdoors Nip N' Sip 2.0
1. Cut a six inch piece off of an old fly line. You can use the shooting head or the smaller diameter running line depending on your size preference.
2. Thread one end of the fly line through lanyard hole.
3. Make an overhand loop and cinch the knot.
4. Trim both tag ends of the fly line.
5. Liberally apply Loon Outdoors UV Wader Repair or UV Knot Sense to the knot.
6. Zap with UV Mega Light for 10 to 15 seconds or expose to sunlight.
7. Attach lanyard to vest, pack, etcetera, as desired.
8. Be awesome.

Note: for heavy duty items, you can substitute 550 Type III paracord as lanyard material

April 27, 2015

Latergrams - Week 18

Things are finally starting to heat up in Northern Minnesota, the white suckers have moved in to the streams and are starting to spawn. Soon the redhorses, buffalo, and carp will follow suit.

The other white meat. #suckerlove #flyfishing #roughfish #whitesucker

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March 30, 2015

Latergrams - Week 14

The weekly wrap up highlights the F3T and Iron Fly tour stop in MSP, as well as some obligatory carp fly porn.

March 27, 2015

Iron Fly Minneapolis - 2015

Iron Fly Minneapolis - 2015
Be there or be square.

March 28, 2015.

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