Time To Un-Match The Hatch

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By Johnny Spillane Now that is a hatch! Every year around mid April we start to see Blue Wing Olives on the Green River below Flaming Gorge. Most years the hatch is amazing, some years it is truly epic. This was one of those years. The best...

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...

Don’t Get Stuck in a Fly Fishing Rut

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I see this simple mistake keep anglers from catching fish with startling regularity. I was invited on a float trip recently and witnessed a remarkably common pattern, which may have greatly limited the number of fish brought to the boat. My fishing partner and I were...

Popping The Ball, Why Guides Release Fish

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By Brian Kozminski If you popped a basketball every time you make a basket, you might be missing the point. It's a burning issue, and hot topic across the midwest right now. Nothing new for me, really. I received a call from a potential client the other...

Sunday Classic / Listen to the Fish

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Sometimes all fly fisherman need to do to find success when their not having luck is slow down, and take the time to listen to the fish. Trout can't speak to us in words, but they do often provide us with subtle clues from their behavior...