Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

A Trip for Landlocked Salmon

A Trip for Landlocked Salmon I just got back from a trip up north for landlocked salmon. My last trip was in 2017. Back two years ago, the river was very low. And as a consequence there were less fish … Continue reading

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Stripers on Topwater

Stripers on Topwater Here in Long Island Sound we have been beset with a slew of wind. My son got out a few days ago, however, and found striped bass on the ebb. He tells me it was mainly topwater … Continue reading

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A Winston Fiberglass 10wt Fly Rod

A Winston Fiberglass 10wt Fly Rod In my years on the water, fly rods have changed quite bit, in terms of construction, design, hardware, price, and above all performance. And nowhere are those changes more evident than in the salt. … Continue reading

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A Tom Morgan Rodsmiths 8′ 6″ 4 Weight Fly Rod – Part Three

A Tom Morgan Rodsmiths 8′ 6″ 4 Weight Fly Rod – Part Three During Tom Morgan’s lifetime he gave several interviews, often expressing his opinion on designing a proper trout rod. For one thing he felt many commercially available graphite … Continue reading

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A Tom Morgan Rodsmiths 8′ 6″ 4 Weight Fly Rod – Part Two

A Tom Morgan Rodsmiths 8′ 6″ 4 Weight Fly Rod – Part Two In the previous post we begin taking a look at a graphite rod from Tom Morgan Rodsmiths. Clearly we found a lot of attention to detail and … Continue reading

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