We work hard to keep the Echo Fly Fishing Blog updated with content that will advance your fishing knowledge.  Contributors include us here at Rajeff Sports HQ and our Pro Staff.  Get it straight from the guys and gals who are on the water living it every day!

“Pink Salmon need love, too!” – by Mark Hieronymus

When most folks think of fly fishing in Alaska, the image that most likely comes to mind is a few anglers fishing a wide, slow tundra river from a big gravel bar in search of large rainbow trout. Another image is a hooked silver salmon erupting from the water in a...

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“Small Stream Dreams” – by James Garrettson

It’s runoff time. Your favorite river looks like Willy Wonka’s chocolate river and you want to fish. What do you do with all this new-found free time? Cry and binge watch conspiracy documentaries on YouTube? Send your ex a “how are you?” text. Perhaps a deadly...

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“How to: Swinging From A Boat” – by Aaron Richter

If you’re like me and have a passion for swinging flies with a spey rod,  you spend countless hours on the water in all sorts of scenarios! Big brawling rivers, slower deep rivers, basalt-bottomed rivers... you get my drift!  Then, there are those perfect places where...

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Heads, Tips, and Headaches: Setting Up Your Spey Rod

Coming from the single-hand bass or trout world, spey casting can be pretty intimidating. The rods are often twice as long as your standard single-hander, and the fly line that you’re used to is now multiple pieces that need to be strung together. But fear not,...

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“On the Mend” – by David Decker

Webster defines mending as “to repair something that is damaged or broken, restore, piece together, patch, cobble, rehabilitate, renew or renovate.” In fly fishing it seems that we are always mending something; our waders, our tailing loop, our fly selection, our...

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