Fly Fishing: The Popper-Dropper Rig

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Like a lot of kids, I spent most of my adolescent summers chasing bass and bream on the local creeks and ponds in my area. Most days, a single rubber-legged popper tied to the end of my leader, was all that I needed to catch...



Sunday’s Classic / Metal Studs Aren’t Just Good For Traction in Water

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I've just found another reason why I love my metal studded wading boots. They work great for climbing trees and retrieving my clients flies. I also just found out I've officially become a fat ass, and that branch I was grabbing onto was a poison...



Saturday Shoutout / Outsmarting Fish, Chronicles of Cod & HatchMag

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This week's Saturday Shoutout we bring you three fly fishing reads. The first, is about a lake that I've been dreaming about fly fishing for years, famous for its giant rainbow trout. The second, is a short read that talks about the feelings we...



Fly Fishing Gear Giveaway: June Photo Caption Contest

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LOUIS AND I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EACH AND EVERY ONE OF OUR LOYAL FANS FOR REGULARLY TAKING THE TIME TO VISIT, COMMENT AND SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT GINK & GASOLINE. This past month was our busiest month since we launched G&G two years ago. It's...



Fly Fishing Bass: 5 Tips for Fishing Frog Patterns Around Grass

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Some of my most memorable days chasing bass on the fly have come from me spending the day popping and waking frog patterns along the surface. I grew up fishing for bass, and although trout fishing has stolen the majority of my fly fishing attention...