Fly Casting Tip: Don’t Ride the Brakes During Your Casting Stroke

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Are you finding that you’re lacking distance and falling short of your target with your fly casting? Is your power and line speed insufficient? If the answer is yes, I bet you’re also getting a fair amount of tailing loops or dreaded wind knots aren’t...



2 Scenarios For Greasing Your Leader

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Sometimes a little grease goes a long way. 1. Fishing with Tiny Dry Flies Many anglers out there shy away from fishing tiny dry flies because they find it difficult to see them and keep them floating during their drifts. Greasing the length of your leader with...



Use Birds to Quickly Locate Bait and Schools of Fish

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Certain times of the year in both freshwater and saltwater, anglers can use flocks of actively feeding birds to locate large concentrations of bait and fish. This was the case during my recent fly fishing trip with Capt. Joel Dickey. First thing, early in the morning,...



Tandem Streamer Rigs Catch More Trout

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There's no doubt that Louis and I are both hardcore streamer junkies. We never leave home without our streamer boxes packed full. One thing we do a little different from some streamer fishermen on the water is fish a streamer dropper rig. Quite often we'll tie...



10 Tips For Targeting Rising Trout With Terrestrials

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One of my favorite times of the year to fly fish for trout is when I'm able to target rising fish with terrestrials. It's always a breath of fresh air when I'm able to leave the nymph box at the truck in exchange for my terrestrial...