Fishing Streamers Is Still All About Presentation

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STREAMER JUNKIES, AND I INCLUDE MYSELF, GET A BAD RAP FROM THE DRY FLY CROWD. In some places they even go so far as to call them lures, rather than streamers. The dyed-in-the-wool purest would portray those of us with the nerve to fish a four-...

Swinging Streamers on Big Water

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By Kent Klewein MOST STREAMER FISHERMAN OUT THERE WOULD AGREE THAT POUNDING THE RIVER BANKS WITH A STREAMER WILL CATCH TROUT JUST ABOUT ANYWHERE. If you're willing to put in the time and hard work eventually you'll be rewarded with a big fish. During high water flows...

Sunday Classic / Should You Be Sharpening Your Hooks More?

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Casting all day long, searching for that beast of a brown. I'm giving it everything I've got. I know that's what it's going to take if I want a decent shot at landing a big mature brown trout. I'm looking for a 20 plus-incher and...

Keep On Stripping!

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By Justin Pickett One of the things that I’ve learned over the years, and something that I stress to my clients, is to always, Always, ALWAYS finish your retrieve when stripping streamers. I can’t begin to count the amount of times I’ve had a trout slam a...

Fly Fishing: 3 Great Times to Fish Streamers

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I fell in love with streamer fishing the very first time I cast one. All it took was me bringing one trout to the net on a size 6 white Zonker, and I was hooked. I'll never forget that beautiful 15" wild rainbow trout, that...