Carp on the Fly – 12 Q&A’s to Get You Ready

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Good friend and fly fishing guide, Ryan Dunne has been capitalizing on the growing carp buzz by fly anglers lately. Ryan commented, "I've seen a significant increase in carp fishing inquiries the last two years, and when the dog days of summer arrive and the trout...



The Best Way to Improve Your Trout Game

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The single best way to improve your trout game is to fly fish on trout water that challenges you. I'm talking about super technical water where trout are wary and extremely educated.  The places where the smartest of trout live, where all you get is one...



Use Long Leaders for Flat Water

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In the picture above, take a moment to view the disturbances the fly line and leader create on the water during a presentation. The saying a picture tells a thousand words is true, particularly in this case, as a tool for me explaining how important it...



What’s Correct, Left or Right Hand Retreive?

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I cast right handed so I should reel with my left hand right? Ask a saltwater guide and 95% of them will tell you the correct way is to always reel with your dominant hand. Ask a trout fisherman and most will say you should reel...



Flathead Mayfly Nymphs Rule

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If you take the time to to flip over enough rocks in moderate moving water you're bound to find lots of Flathead Mayfly (Heptageniidae) clinger nymphs of various sizes. These three and two tailed flat bodied nymphs, with robust legs and broad heads are very...