Why Travel For Great Lakes Carp?

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By Jason Tucker Everyone has a bucket list. For most of us that includes the Bahamas or a similar destination for bonefish. Carp fishing the flats in the Great Lakes should also be on that list. Why? Crystal clear water in an other-worldly setting. Once you get out...



Fly Fishing Dreams

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By Jason Tucker I COULD HEAR THE VOICES OF TOMMY AND PHIL DOWNSTREAM FROM ME, A HUNDRED OR MORE YARDS AWAY IN THE DARKNESS. They were methodically working over a promising looking pool, skating mice across the surface, discussing the possibilities. I’m kind of impatient so I...



Stealth on Small Streams

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By Jason Tucker ALEX WADED INTO THE POOL, PUSHING A BOW WAVE AHEAD OF HIM THAT LAPPED AGAINST THE GRASS ON THE FAR BANK- NOT THAT FAR, AS HE COULD ALMOST REACH IT WITH THE TIP OF HIS ROD. What is he doing? I thought. He’s going...



Small Stream Structure Part I- Substrate

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By Jason Tucker I started out writing a piece about stream structure, but the subject is too broad to cover at one setting, so we’re breaking it up into three important, but related categories- Substrate, Fluvial Structure, and Debris and Bankside Structure. There is so much overlap...



Bring Enough Line Holder

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By Louis Cahill I got to feeling nostalgic the other day and it bit me in the ass. Last week Jason Tucker and I slipped out for a little small stream fly fishing. Our destination was a little mountain gem I have fished for more than twenty...