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David rounding up some flies for Seychelles group. Photo by: Matt Jones

Outfitting for Seychelles 2011

Tailwaters Fly Fishing Co. is sending their first group of 2011 to the Alphonse Island Resort this month. We have been preparing equipment for this group for the last few weeks, all of which includes: rods, reels, line, and of … Continue reading

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Norm in his element.

Rod Building 101 – Intro

Over 30 years ago a man named Norm Goheen began hosting a rod building class at his home in Garland, Texas. Norm was quite a character. He had big pork-chop side burns, a booming voice, and a real knack for … Continue reading

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The one on the left isn't pink, my cell just takes poor pictures. Phot by: Bart Larmouth

Wait, Ties You Say?

Yep. Ties. In a fly shop. But they are from Simms, so it’s ok. Really. So, for those of you who wear these things, they are here!

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Sage Typhoon DXL Large waistpack and boat bag. Photo by: Bart Larmouth

New Toys!

Fall is basically Christmas in the fly fishing industry – all the new goodies announced at the show start showing up at our doorstep, and Remy, our UPS guy is the best surrogate Santa ever. Today the Sage Train came … Continue reading

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Not the prettiest things in the world. Photo from G. Loomis

We're Back with a NEW Website! (and a NRX Review for fun)

Apologies on the length between posts folks – we have been ripping and tearing, rending and pulling, stripping and setting to bring you the new and improved: www.tailwatersflyfishing.com – head on over and check it out! Also, Tex Moore and … Continue reading

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We’re Back with a NEW Website! (and a NRX Review for fun)

Apologies on the length between posts folks – we have been ripping and tearing, rending and pulling, stripping and setting to bring you the new and improved: www.tailwatersflyfishing.com – head on over and check it out! Also, Tex Moore and … Continue reading

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Nice Clouser Review from Joel Hays

Friend of the shop and carp-guru Joel Hays had a nice review of the new TFO Clouser rod series on his blog this week – click HERE to check it out!

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Generator Room. Photo by: Brent Boone

Kamchatka, Russia 2009

Wednesday August 5, 2009 I’m about to embark on my second trip to Kamchatka in search of the ever elusive 30” rainbow trout.   Although the idea of 24 hours in the air isn’t exciting, the big Kamchatka Rainbow is definitely … Continue reading

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Standard Pre-Trip List.  Photo by:  David Leake

Seychelles Pre-Trip Mayhem

Rods….check.  More rods…..check.   Reels…..check.   Ridiculous amount of flies…..check.    Boots….check.   Passport….check.   Camera stuff….check.  All the fishing crap the guides on the island requested from the shop….check.  Etc.  Etc.  Etc.  I am packing for my fourth trip to Alphonse Island in the … Continue reading

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Fly Fish Texas 2009

This past weekend, Tex and I scooted down to Athens for the annual Fly Fish Texas event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center to give our (in)famous gear seminar. After a small start (5 folks), our class grew to close … Continue reading

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