Sitting On Top Of The World

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DAN FLYNN STALKS BROOK TROUT IN AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION. Summer is here and for those of us in the southeast it's time to beat it to the headwaters for a little Brookie fishing. If that's your game, water falls like this one over a hundreds feet...



Shutter Speed for Freezing Action

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THINGS HAPPEN FAST IN FLY FISHING. Line whistles through the air, fish leap out of the water, guides swoop in with the net. It's fun to capture these moments of action with the camera but often we fail and end up with a shot that is...



Tom Keck Is My Role Model

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In September of 2009 I was fishing the South Platte below Spinney Reservoir, the stretch they call the Dream Stream. When I noticed this gentleman casting trico patterns to the far bank...from a wheelchair. I watched for a bit as he worked a pod of rising...



Think Twice About Your Tippet Size

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HAVE YOU EVER MADE THE MISTAKE OF CUTTING OFF YOUR DRY FLY OR NYMPH RIG AND QUICKLY TYING ON A STREAMER TO TARGET A BIG FISH?  You know, when your too lazy or in a hurry to take the time to upsize to the appropriate tippet...



Fish With Benefits

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I was asked the other day what was my favorite species of fish. That's a really tough question for me. Sort of a Sophie's choice question. After thinking about it for a long time I answered trout, for a host of reasons, but I quickly added,...