If you’re not greasing your leader/tippet, or don’t know the process, or don’t know what grease is, you need to read this article. It’ll help you catch more fish and have more fun on the river.
This article is based on my successes fly fishing pocket water–one of my favorite types of water in a river system. I’ll explain what it is, where to find it, the right seasons, and the best flies for catching trout.
The majority of rivers in the nation have their flows tracked by the USGS, and can be found online. Learning how to analyze flow rates will greatly improve your success while fly fishing.
Rivers are dangerous, and it’s vital that you learn risks associated with fishing quickly flowing water. In this article I give you 19 tips to improve your safety, and I include some stories about my experiences.
Heavy rains and spring runoff can result in what fly guides call “chocolate milk” water. It looks unfishable, but I’ve put together some tips to help you focus your efforts during these difficult periods.
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.
“Live the Stream” is a documentary prominently featuring Joe Humphreys who is the most well-known fly angler in history. I’ve watched it twice, and will give you my thoughts in this review.
You’ve probably heard the acronym “CDC” many times in fly fishing circles. I’ll explain to you exactly what it is (hint: special feathers), and how they can help you have success on the water.
This is my theory on how Pareto’s Law (the 80/20 rule) relates to everyday fly fishing, based upon my extensive time on the water. It may be slightly controversial, but I think you can handle it.
Winter can be a brutal season for fly anglers, but I’ve discovered how to have productive days on the water. Not every time, but often. My focus is on dry flies, but I go over nymphing as well.
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