Saturday Shoutout / Mend

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Joey Maxim was 16 years old when he died in a car crash. Fly-fishing helped bring him back. The film “Mend” is the incredible story of a young man’s journey back from death and his struggle to overcome traumatic brain injury. Once a successful student and...



New Products From Sightline Provisions: Video

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Just about every angler is familiar with the leather bracelets sporting metal badges of fish silhouettes.  It’s hard to think of a fly fishing accessory that has become as immediately popular as those Sightline bracelets. They have become the secret handshake of fly fishing. A way...



Flies That Catch Big Trout, The Truth Might Surprise You

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I HAVE DEFINITE IDEAS ABOUT HOW TO CATCH BIG TROUT. APPARENTLY THEY ARE ALL WRONG. Like every other guy or gal with a fly rod, I have some pretty strong opinions about the kind of flies that catch big fish. These opinions are based on years...



Stretch Thy Fly Line

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Are you looking for more a little more distance in your cast? Is your fly line not shooting through your guides as easy as it should? Is it lacking that fresh from the box high floating buoyancy? Are you spending more time untangling your fly...



Don’t Lead Me On: Tippet Length For Dry Flies

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By: Alice Tesar Dry fly season is upon us and the shop is filled with folks wondering why the fish aren’t interested in their dry flies.  Yes, it is important to get the correct flies but equally as important is your leader and tippet. The biggest mistake...