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By Tailwaters Fly Fishing

Lessons on “Graphite”

Or, more correctly – carbon fibre (I like the British spelling). This morning I gave a lesson to Dick Murtland, a golf-club guru with Adams Golf, who has done more with the manufacturing carbon fibre and shaft making than anyone I know (or have heard of). First and foremost, our clubs (rods) are NOT made of graphite – graphite is...

By Tailwaters Fly Fishing

Brent Update!

Brent has been incommunicado, but here is what we know: Yesterday he caught one of the largest trout of his life – a 30″ brown. Not sure whether streamer or dry caught, you never know with that place!!! He will have internet connectivity tonight, so hopefully we will have some new photos validating his statement. I know he does not...

By Tailwaters Fly Fishing

First Thoughts on Chile…..

The first report from Brent: Hola mi Amigos!!! I arrived safely in Coyhaique after a 10 hour flight to Santiago and a 2 hour lay over in the busiest airport ever!! Next was the three hour flight to Balmaceda, and when I arrived I knew the wind was blowing because we landed on one wheel and after about 400 yards the other wheel finally...

By David Leake

Sharky Waters

Back in late September, a buddy Jack Branston and I drove down to the Florida Keys in hopes to have a successful two weeks on the water.  For the most part, this was a “do it yourself” trip, which was successful in 2007.  Looking back at this trip I can say that we failed miserably in the category of catching fish, partly due to...