Unhang My Fly You Villain Stump!

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One of the unavoidable happenings in fly fishing is the oh-so-wonderful snag. Overhead limbs, rocks, submerged timber, rhodo, your net man… you name it, it’s out there just waiting to snatch your fly from the air. A lot of the time it’s game over for your...

Getting your bugs in order

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By Allen Gardner Are you confident in your fly selection, or are you just guessing? Most anglers open their fly box, look aimlessly at the hundreds (maybe more) of dollars of flies and make their fly selection based on their past experiences or whatever "looks good" in...

How To Catch A Trophy Brown Trout

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by Jason Tucker I'll never forget my first brown trout over 20 inches. It was about 1:30 am after a very long float down a tiny stream. It had been a slow night with only a couple half-hearted tugs on our mouse imitations. We got down to...

4 Ways To Catch More Tailwater Trout

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By Kyle Wilkinson If the arrival of winter does not signal an end to your fishing, chances are good you’re going to be spending some time on a tailwater in the months to come. While the issue of dams and rivers is clearly a topic for another...

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...