10 Types Of Water That Always Hold Trout

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If you are new to trout fishing, you may find yourself asking, “Where exactly are the fish?” At first the river may seem like a puzzle. Especially large rivers where anglers new to the sport are easily overwhelmed by options. Once you learn to read the...



Sunday Classic / DIY Fly Line Loop with Step-by-Step Instructions

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Most fly lines these days already come with welded loops at the ends for the easy attachment of backing and leaders. If you fish as much as I do though, eventually they get worn out and need to be replaced. Most anglers just use a...



Handling Trout in Cold Weather

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Handling trout in cold weather requires special care. When temperatures drop below freezing good catch-and-release practices become critical. We think of trout as needing special handling care when water temperatures are high, but fish are just as vulnerable when air temperatures are low. Mishandling fish in...



Use Birds to Quickly Locate Bait and Schools of Fish

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By Kent Klewein Certain times of the year in both freshwater and saltwater, anglers can use flocks of actively feeding birds to locate large concentrations of bait and fish. This was the case during my recent fly fishing trip with Capt. Joel Dickey. First thing, early in...



Save Your Night Eyes With The Right Headlamp

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By Justin Pickett Having the right headlamp makes a world of difference. Whether you are floating the river at night or find yourself tying knots in the twilight hours of a spinner fall, one piece of gear that you’re likely to have with you is a headlamp....