archive for June, 2020

Machete’s Guide Gear Talk, part 4 – Fly Lines

06.29.20

Welcome back! In the last segment of Machete’s Guide Gear Talk we discussed fly reels. Before that we talked about fly rods for our OUTPOST camp. Now we’ll talk about choosing an appropriate fly line for your remote fly fishing …

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Machete’s Guide Gear Talk, part 4 – Fly Lines


Machete’s Guide Gear Talk, part 3 – Reels

06.21.20

Welcome back! In the last segment of Machete’s Guide Gear Talk we discussed fly rod recommendations for our first remote fly fishing camp, OUTPOST. Here we’ll dive into a general discussion about which reel will go best with your rod. …

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Machete’s Guide Gear Talk, part 3 – Reels


Machete’s Guide Gear Talk, part 2 – Rods

06.14.20

If I’ve learned anything after spending my last three summers guiding in Alaska it’s this: good equipment matters.

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Machete’s Guide Gear Talk, part 2 – Rods


Machete’s Guide Gear Talk

06.06.20

Don’t skimp on your rain gear, have realistic expectations and expect the unexpected – not every day is a brochure day fishing in remote Alaska.

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Machete’s Guide Gear Talk


Socially Distant, part 2

06.04.20

Some might say the stereotypical rugged Alaskan fishing guide is inherently socially distant. There’s a wide range of personalities, of course – from the gregarious story teller, to the excellent teacher, to the slightly awkward introvert who thrives in the …

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Socially Distant, part 2