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...



Sunday Classic / How To Become A Badass Angler

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THERE WAS A TIME WHEN I WAS A BAD PHOTOGRAPHER AND A BAD ANGLER. I got to thinking about this the other day when my brother called to tell me that Leon Townsend had died. I hadn't thought of him in years. Leon was the man...



Streamer Retrieves For Different Current Speeds

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I've talked in great detail about streamer fishing since I began writing articles for Gink & Gasoline. Most of my time has been spent talking about color and pattern choice, streamer gear/rigging for both big and small water and how to locate and target prime...