How Social Media is Changing Fishing Pressure

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Some would argue with me, but I think when you factor in the entire continental United States, trout streams as a whole are getting more crowded. Some of it has to do with population increases and the fact that many of our fisheries and their...



Sunday’s Classic / Spotting Big Trout in Unlikely Places

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One of my home waters that I spend 500 plus hours a year guiding on is notorious for big fish holding in water that most people would consider horrible trout water. I’m talking about water that is less than a foot deep that even veteran...



Saturday Shoutout / Fly Tying Videos by Tightline Productions

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This weeks Saturday Shoutout goes to Tightline Productions for their extremely professional step-by-step fly tying videos. Tightline Productions YouTube Channel I’ve watched a gazillion fly tying videos since YouTube came out. As a whole they all seemed about the same in terms of professionalism. That...



Two New Lines From Rio

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I was at a party with Simon Gawesworth, from Rio, a few years back. On my way to the bar I overheard a guy tell his buddy, “That’s Simon Gawesworth, the greatest living fisherman!” Simon will spit his coffee when he reads that. I honestly...



Why are Drying Patches Being Eliminated in Fly Fishing Packs?

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Present Day Fly Fishing Gear Packs As a whole, the fly fishing gear manufacturers have made leaps and bounds the last few years in their innovative designed fly fishing chest packs, sling packs and waist packs. We now have 100% waterproof packs and zipper-free magnetic...