The CDC Blood Midge

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MIDGE PATTERNS CAN BE REMARKABLY EFFECTIVE FOR TROUT. Depending on how you count them there could be over a thousand species of midge. That's a lot of choices for the discerning trout. There are almost as many choices for the angler and a midge obsession can...



Make The Straight Line Practice Rod: Video

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By Louis Cahill Here’s a video on how to make a simple tool that will take your fly casting to a new level. A few weeks back I shared a video on how to “Stop Dropping Your Rod Tip Once and For All.” In that video I...



Add Some Fish Appeal To Those Old Flies!

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By Justin Pickett We all have one…..The box full of rejects, misfits, oddballs, freaks…. deplorables. These are the flies that have been bought by you. Given to you. Found by you. Or, likely, tied by your own hands… possibly in a bourbon-fueled rage the night before a...



4 Proven Ways To Effectively Fish A Streamer

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Every angler wants to catch a trophy trout and there’s no better way than fishing a streamer. While it’s fair to say that there is no “wrong way” to fish a streamer, there are some proven techniques which will help make that trophy dream a reality....



Why Travel For Great Lakes Carp?

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By Jason Tucker Everyone has a bucket list. For most of us that includes the Bahamas or a similar destination for bonefish. Carp fishing the flats in the Great Lakes should also be on that list. Why? Crystal clear water in an other-worldly setting. Once you get out...