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....

Use Old Plano Boxes For Bulk Fly Storage

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Of all the thousands of dollars of bass fishing gear that I've accumulated over the years there's very little of it that I can find a use for in my fly fishing today. Well, I could probably find a way to use some of it,...

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...

Sunday Classic / Use Birds to Quickly Locate Bait and Schools of Fish

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Certain times of the year in both freshwater and saltwater, anglers can use flocks of actively feeding birds to locate large concentrations of bait and fish. This was the case during my recent fly fishing trip with Capt. Joel Dickey. First thing, early in the...