Giant carp fly fishing tactics

Fly Fishing for Carp

Fly fishing for carp is one of the most exciting activities you can experience with a fly rod. I’ll teach you where and when to find carp, how to hook into them with a fly, and the best flies.

Monster brown trout

Fly Fishing for Brown Trout

Brown trout are a highly sought-after fish due to their elusiveness, acrobatics, and size. Learn the techniques I’ve used to land hundreds of browns on dry flies, nymphs, and streamers.

Fly fishing for rainbow trout article

Fly Fishing for Rainbow Trout

In this article I’ll explain everything you need to know about this keystone species, including where to find them, what flies to use, and what tactics work (and which don’t).

Huge redfish (red drum) caught in Louisiana on a fly

Fly Fishing For Redfish

I can tell you from experience that redfish (also called red drum) are perhaps the most perfect fish to target with a fly. Not only do you get to sight-fish for them, but they’re aggressive eaters and hard pullers.

joe humphreys state record brown trout

The Best Fly Fishing Books of All Time

I’m an avid reader and in this article I’ll give you a list of the best fly fishing books of all time, including my detailed reviews of their work, what I learned from each of them, and the author’s background.

Smallmouth bass caught on fly on snake river

Fly Fishing for Smallmouth Bass

I’ll teach you strategies I’ve used to catch hundreds of smallmouth bass over the years. Pound-for-pound, these fish fight as hard as any freshwater species in North America.

The best fly fishing floatant on the market

Verdict: Best Fly Floatant

If you’re not carrying fly floatant in your pack, you’re not reaching your full potential as a fly angler. I’ve used many different products, but one stands head-and-shoulders above the rest.

bwo blue winged olive fly fishing techniques

How to Fish BWO Hatches

Blue-winged olives are mayflies that are perhaps the most prolific insects you’ll find on the water. I’ll help you understand these hatches and how to fish BWO fly patterns very successfully.

Article about interesting things I've found while fishing

Interesting Things I've Encountered (part 1)

When you’re on the water as much as I am, you’re going to see some pretty interesting things over the course of time. I’ll show you a few of them in this article (part one).

Article on the best fly fishing podcasts

The Best Fly Fishing Podcasts

I’ve listen to a lot of fly fishing podcasts, and I’ve learned a lot from some of them. There are only a handful that rise above the rest. Here’s a short list of the cream of the crop. I’ll also explain which podcasts to avoid, for a variety of reasons.


Article about the best fly fishing slingpack

The Best Fly Fishing Slingpack

I’ve spent thousands of hours fishing with slingpacks, and there’s one that stands well above the rest. I’ve never found one better. In this article I’ll explain exactly why, with corresponding pictures.

Tilapia fly fishing article

Fly Fishing for Tilapia

Yes, tilapia. Where can you find them? What flies work the best? I’ll explain it all to you in this article about my unexpected encounter with this unique species.

Article about how to catch crevalle jack while fly fishing

Fly Fishing for Jack Crevalle

There are few inshore fish as strong as a jack crevalle, and that’s what makes them such exciting fly fishing quarry. Their takes are electric! I’ll teach you where to find them, what flies to use, and the tactics to employ.

Article about fascinating things I've encountered while fly fishing

Interesting Things I've Encountered (part 2)

Here’s part two of my series of articles showing some of the interesting things I’ve encountered while fly fishing. Everything from footprints to strange insects, it’s all here.