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Six Best Fly Fishing Lakes Near Mt. Hood

Six Best Fly Fishing Lakes Near Mt. Hood

By: Mark Bachmann

Mt Hood rises to an elevation of 11,240 feet. Because of this elevation, it and the surrounding Cascade Mountain Range pull much of the moisture from the westerly flow that come from the Pacific Ocean, The result is that many lakes and streams collect and channel this water back toward the Ocean from whence it came...

Lake Fly Fishing Lines

Lake Lines

Much fly fishing in lakes is done with sinking lines. That doesn't mean that floating fly lines are unimportant, far from it. It just means that sinking lines are important more of the time...

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Spudz Lens Cloth

Microfiber cloth safely removes smudges from lenses and screens. 6" x 6" cloth stuffs inside attached neoprene pouch so it stays clean from dust and debris.

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Damselfly Nymphs

Damselfly Nymphs

Damselflies are those delicate iridescent blue or red insects that you see flying around lakes and ponds. In the nymphal stage they range from olive to tan, are free swimming and often exposed to cruising trout...

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Damselfly Dry Flies

Damselflies are those delicate, iridescent cousins of the dragon flies that you see around lakes and slower streams during the summer months; usually June, July and August...

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