Choosing the Right Tippet Size

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I've talked quite a bit about how important it is to correctly select the proper tippet size when your fly fishing for trout. Most fly fisherman have no problem grasping this, after all, small fly patterns generally call for using smaller tippet and big fly patterns...

Keep Your Hands on the Cork

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By Kent Klewein Like so many others out there, I've broken my fair share of fly rods over the years. I've slammed them in tailgates, stuck them in ceiling fans and I've squashed quite a few trying to get in and out of my cataraft to...

Sunday Classic / Fly Fishing with Stealth – 8 Common Mistakes

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How often to you think anglers miss opportunities catching trout because of the lack of stealth? The more educated trout populations are in a stream, river or lake you're fly fishing, the more important it is for fly anglers to mimic the way a hunter...

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...