Learn How To Row, Row, Row A Drift Boat!

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I have to say, I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I have zero experience behind the sticks of a drift boat. NOPE. ZERO. NADA. NONE. It’s been nineteen years since I picked up my first fly rod and laid out an ugly cast across...

3 Fly Fishing Situations When I Will Stop My Streamer During the Retrieve

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I agree with this advice 95% of the time because most prey when threatened by a predator, will swim as hard and fast as possible to escape being eaten. That being said, I've been on the water many times when the constant-strip retrieve, or even...

Sacred Days

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DAYS, LIKE MEN, ARE ALL CREATED EQUAL. IT'S THE PATHS THEY TAKE WHICH SEPARATE THEM. It's eighteen degrees as we get the skiff ready to launch. The first snow flakes are floating about. Delicate little flakes for now but the Weather Channel tells us they won't...

Assault on the Au Sable

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By Jason Tucker Commercial fish farming threatens one of the world’s best dry fly streams. Is it too late to save it? Michigan is a dream destination for any fly fisher, with a volume and variety of water, species and opportunities that draw anglers from around the...

Checking Your Attitude

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IF YOU READ THE COMMENTS ON OUR POSTS YOU'LL OCCASIONALLY SEE THE NAME TOM CAHILL. THAT'S MY BIG BROTHER. Tom lives in Virginia. Too far away for us to fish together often but too close to have a good excuse. He is an avid fisherman and a...