8 Common Mistakes Anglers Make Fighting Trout

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IF I LOOKED BACK ON MY EARLY FLY FISHING DAYS AND HAD TO GRADE MY FISH FIGHTING SKILLS, IT WOULD YIELD A DISCOURAGING REPORT CARD. I lost way more fish than I actually landed during those first few years after picking up a fly rod. I'll...

Sunday Classic / Thank You God for the Terrestrial Season

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bout this time every year, when I'm starting to get run down from guiding, the terrestrial season arrives, and I'm blessed with a second wind. I'm always astonished at how the presence of terrestrials can make my familiar trout waters seem so fresh and new...

Keep a Backup Nymph Rig Ready

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Changing out flies on the water takes time but is often necessary to catch trout consistently all day. Keeping a pre-rigged tandem nymph rig ready to go, will allow you to quickly change out your flies from one hole to the next and save you critical...

Sunday Classic / Tie Twice the Flies in Half the Time

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If you tie flies and you're looking for a way to increase your fly output, I've got a great fly tying tip for you today. I personally don't have the luxury of extra time on my hands these days with running two companies and managing...

6 Tips for Catching Suspended Trout

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ONE OF THE TOUGHEST SITUATIONS I'VE ENCOUNTERED TROUT FISHING OVER THE YEARS, IS WHEN TROUT ARE SUSPENDED IN THE WATER COLUMN AND FEEDING IN A STATIONARY POSITION. These trout are usually too deep to persuade them to rise to your dry fly on the surface, yet...