Making A 100 Foot Cast Is Easier Than You Think

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Casting a fly 100 feet is not an unattainable goal. In response to my review of the T&T Solar a reader asked, "This may be a dumb question, but how do you get 100′ of line out on a cast?" It's not a...



Be Prepared For Colorado’s Black Canyon

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Colorado's Black Canyon doesn't play. My buddy John is getting even more fidgety than usual. He's whipped himself into a froth as I go over the pack-list. Sleeping bag, pad, headlamp, tecnu..." "Water?", he asked. "No, I told you, filter bottle." "Cliff Bars, peanut butter, whisky..."...



Hopper Time: 6 Favorite Patterns

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By Louis Cahill What time is it boys and girls? Time to fish hoppers! I don’t know if there is any kind of trout fishing more rewarding than fishing hoppers. Big bugs and big splashy takes under sunny summer skies. It doesn’t get much better than that....



Does Fly Line Color Make A Difference?

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By Louis Cahill Why do you need a bright colored fly line and does it spook fish? A reader asked for an opinion on this and that’s what you’re going to get. My opinion. This is one of those hotly contested arguments that anglers can’t...



Spotting Big Trout in all the Wrong Places

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ONE OF MY HOME WATERS THAT I SPEND 500 PLUS HOURS A YEAR GUIDING ON IS NOTORIOUS FOR BIG FISH HOLDING IN WATER THAT MOST PEOPLE WOULD CONSIDER HORRIBLE TROUT WATER. I'm talking about water that is less than a foot deep that even veteran anglers...