Sunday Classic / 6 Proven Winter Dry Fly Patterns

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Nothing allows me to forget about the cold temperatures of winter quicker, than spotting the surface rings from trout feeding on Midges or Blue Winged Olives. It's not an everyday occurrence by any means, but when it happens, it feels like someone turns the heat...



Saturday Shoutout / Stranger Things

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This new streamer pattern from Andrew Grillos gets the job done. I’ve known Andrew for about a decade and I learned pretty quickly to pay attention to what comes out of his fly box. Patterns like the Hippy Stomper, Party Animal and Bob Gnarly are epic...



Making  A Rattan Fly Rod Grip, Part 1: Video

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There’s nothing quite as classic as a well made Rattan grip on a fly rod. In addition to being beautiful, a rattan grip has a great feel in the hand. It’s the finishing touch that sets off a rod build and makes it just a little...



Cataract Surgery Update And Smith Optics Giveaway

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By Louis Cahill I’m half way through the process of replacing my eye’s natural lenses and doing well. Here’s an update and a fun way for you to win a pair of Smith Optics fishing glasses. First, let me say thanks for all of the well wishes...



12 Tips for Taking Awesome Fishing Photos

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WANT TO TAKE BETTER FLY FISHING PHOTOS? Just the other day one our Facebook followers asked if I would post some tips for taking better fishing photos. I've written a good bit on the subject, but the articles are scattered across the site. I thought this...