Two Streamers Alaskan Guides Always Carry

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No Alaska angler should be without these two fly patterns. If you ever plan on visiting one of those famous Alaskan fishing operations like Alaska West or if you're more the angler who rather prefers to do it yourself, I highly recommend tying up several of...



The Importance of Changing Flies on the Water

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How long do you fish with flies without success before you decide to change them?  I'll usually fish for about thirty minutes with my first rig of the day, and if I'm not getting any hookups, I'll begin regularly changing my flies out until I find...



Choosing The Right Color Lens For Your Fishing

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Polarized sunglasses are one of the most critical pieces of gear an angler can equip themselves with on the water. They significantly cut down the glare on the water so you can spot fish and read water more effectively. Without them an angler can feel naked...



Triple Trico Fly Pattern

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I tied this pattern up on the road when I was out fishing the Trico hatch on the South Platte River in Colorado with Louis. The idea came to mind when I saw clumps of a dozen or more Trico's floating down the river together. Trophy size trout...



Big Fish Require Slow Hook Sets On Top

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If any of you have fished for cutthroat trout with dry flies you know most of the time you need to wait a good while on the hook set. The first time I fished for cutthroats I missed many more takes than I care to share....