Fly Fishing Bass: 5 Tips for Fishing Frog Patterns Around Grass

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Some of my most memorable days chasing bass on the fly have come from me spending the day popping and waking frog patterns along the surface. I grew up fishing for bass, and although trout fishing has stolen the majority of my fly fishing attention...

Adjusting your rig

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By Dan Fraiser I’M STANDING ON THE BANK WATCHING THE BOTTOM FALL OUT OF THE STREAM AND A DARK ABYSS FORM WHERE THERE ONCE WAS STREAM BOTTOM. The currents are right and the undercut bank is textbook. I know there are fish in there like I know...

Sunday Classic / Tight Quarters Trout Fishing

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(Watch our video that demonstrates this scenario) If you've been fly fishing for a while, you've probably become pretty proficient at dropping your dry flies in tight quarters to catch trout that are either tucked in under foliage or holding tight to an undercut bank. What...

You’re tying your boots wrong

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By Dan Fraiser I’ve waded hundreds of miles with dozens of different anglers over the years. One problem that has troubled nearly every one of them at one time or another is wet boot laces coming untied. I’ve watched them retie wet laces, cinching them down...

Fly Fishing: Don’t Turn Your Cheek, Pay it Forward

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The other day I had the opportunity to guide a client who previously had put down his fly rod for many years. As he put on his waders and boots, and I began rigging the rods, he told me that many of his good friends...