Search out the Small Water in the Big Water

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"Big water is much harder for us to dissect and visualize what we're fishing. You can't always see the fish you're fishing to and it's much harder for beginners to distinguish productive from unproductive water. When you find yourself in this situation and you're overwhelmed,...



Familiar Waters, New Predators

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"The last thing I expected to see was this big male brown trout becoming food." By this time, in any normal year, I am done with trout fishing. Not that I don’t enjoy it but water temperatures here in the South reach near-lethal levels in the...



Sunday Classic / Too Much Mending Can Ruin Your Drift

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One of the most critical techniques of fly fishing that anglers often lack knowledge in, is understanding how to properly mend fly line during the drift. If I tallied up all the time I spend each day instructing clients on various fly fishing techniques, teaching...



Flat Water Nymphing

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By Kent Klewein Fishing nymphs in slow water is a different game. The past few years, Louis and I have grown very fond of one specific pool tucked up in mountains of the southern appalachia. We visit it regularly because of the bounties of trout that it...



The Fish Of A Lifetime: Video

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What happens when the fish of a lifetime refuses your fly three times? If you are Jack Stephens, and you’ve spent half a century looking for a river no one has fished, and you’ve found it…you cast again. This is an amazing fishing story, and all...