A Closer Look / The Large Mouth Bass

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I'M GUILTY. I have called them ugly fish. I have shown a lack of interest in bass largely due to their color palette. Then, just the other day I noticed the fin on this large mouth. I'm a big enough man to admit when I'm wrong....

Get Rid of Those Pesky Snags!

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By Justin Pickett IT’S JUST AFTER SUNRISE AND YOU’VE RUN FIFTEEN MINUTES. From the boat ramp to the spot where you had previously gathered intel on where the stripers had been slamming schools of bait. There’s a short window though, so you’ve hurried to make sure you’re...

Choosing  A Premium Fly Rod

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By James Buice The waggle. We all do it. When you walk into a fly shop looking for that new rod (and yes folks, don’t even think about buying a rod before you cast it), the first thing you do after picking a prospective candidate from the...

Saturday Shoutout / Rich and Poor Trout Streams

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Read this now! This tail of two trout streams, written for Midcurrent by Tom Rosenbauer, is quite simply of of the best and most informative pieces of writing, on the subject of trout fishing, which I have ever encountered. It's rare that you will have the...

Tim Rajeff on Understanding Fly Rod Action

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Fly rod action can be confusing, especially for the beginner. Terms like fast and slow, tip flex and mid flex, which we use to describe the action of a rod can be vague to the uninitiated. When it comes time to choose a rod that's right...