Sunday Classic / Fly Fishing: The Popper-Dropper Rig

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Like a lot of kids, I spent most of my adolescent summers chasing bass and bream on the local creeks and ponds in my area. Most days, a single rubber-legged popper tied to the end of my leader, was all that I needed to catch...



Sunday Classic / Fly Fishing Bass: 5 Tips for Fishing Frog Patterns Around Grass

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Some of my most memorable days chasing bass on the fly have come from me spending the day popping and waking frog patterns along the surface. I grew up fishing for bass, and although trout fishing has stolen the majority of my fly fishing attention...



Fly Fishing Bass Ponds 102

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By Kent Klewein I promised everyone I'd write a Fly Fishing Bass Ponds 102, if people showed enough interest from my 101 post. I was blown away from the emails and comments that flooded in, after the first post went live. I covered quite a few...



Saturday Shoutout / Desert Bass

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Like big bronze backs and top water eats? This film is for you. Todd Moen, of Catch Magazine, always delivers the good stuff. Here’s a great short film just in time for spring. These shots of chugging poppers and explosive takes have me ready for a...



Getting in Bed With Bass, Part 2

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By Justin Pickett It’s time to get serious about catching that trophy bass. In part one we covered the when, where and how of fishing to bass on beds. Now we’re going to talk about the get, flies and presentations that make for success. The Presentation So, you’ve...