Sunday Classic / Big Trouble in Little Mountain

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"I KNOW WHAT YOU'RE THINKING," STEVE TELLS ME. "I CAME ALL THE WAY TO WYOMING FOR THIS?" I look down from the deep head cut at the trickle of water below. It's, maybe, eighteen inches wide and no more than six deep. The red earth stream...

Sunday Classic / Is That Fly a Nymph? A Look At Insect Life Cycles

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IS THAT FLY A NYMPH? THAT'S THE QUESTION I GOT FROM A READER THE OTHER DAY. A fair question from a guy who's only fly fished for redfish and isn't familiar with trout flies. A simple question with a very complicated answer. Complicated enough that I...

5 Reasons People Don’t Catch As Many Trout As They Should

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By Kyle Wilkenson These 5 bad habits will keep you from catching the fish you deserve. Whether I’m guiding or working in the shop, one thing rings true-- I talk to a lot of anglers. Living in Denver, a lot of these anglers have made it past...

Get A Better Grip On The Spey Rod

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ALL FLY CASTING IS ABOUT CONTROL AND TIMING, NOT POWER. This is never more true than in Spey casting. Perhaps because there are more moving parts to a Spey cast, rod and line control are crucial. This is especially challenging for the beginner whose muscle memory...

Sunday Classic / Die With a Human Heart by Jon Tobey

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Today, we are pleased and honored to bring you an amazing work of fly fishing fiction by Jon Tobey of Gointothelight. Jon is an accomplished writer and his story "The Very Cruelest Thing" was a huge hit as a Saturday Shoutout. We knew you wanted...