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Fly Tying Tutorials
Winter is dragging… Ice forces you to new waters. Instead of blindly grabbing your favorite nymph from your box and fishing an entire reach without as much as a look, you are actually lifting rocks, digging through mud and vege, and collecting insects you eagerly hope to identify.The day is young, steam rises as the [...]
The air is cold, you pull out the heater, sit in your favorite chair, and begin to tie yet another supply of fishy arsenal. Synapses fire rapidly and you smile smugly, pondering next year’s goals and the big ones that won’t get away. You take a bite out of your half-cold reuben. Sauerkraut slops down the [...]
We hear it all the time, “reels are nothing more than expensive line holders.” This might be the truth when fishing small streams and lakes for average sized trout or other freshwater species. The reality is simply the vast majority of freshwater fish will never test your drag system or push a modern day reel [...]
Perched atop my lookout, I’d seen this fish cruise in and out of this backwater. A healthy rainbow wandering slowly and occasionally swallowing suspended morsels or going tail up for one off the bottom. It’s always fun watching fish doing their thing – especially when they’re actively getting their eat on. While surveying the water [...]