Spring Fishing on Tributaries for Wild Trout

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Several of our blog followers on numerous occasions have asked Louis and I if we ever catch small trout? Jokingly, they mention, "All we see are trophy size fish in most of the pictures on the blog". I assure you all, we catch plenty of small...



3 Ways to Make Your Wiggle Minnow Fish Better

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The foam wiggle minnow has been a mainstay streamer for me for trout and other predatory game fish for several years now. When you combine its realistic swimming action and the significant water it pushes during the retrieve, its one of the best streamers I...



Light Where You Need It

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The sun has dipped below the horizon and the evening chill is in the air. You've got maybe thirty more minutes to fish if you push it. The hatch is on and you can hear fish rising all around you as you struggle in the waning...



Kiss the Bank with Your Terrestrials

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One of the best times of the year to catch big brown trout is during the summer months.   When the terrestrial bite is in full swing, brown trout will often tuck up under overhanging foliage super tight to the banks. Often they'll be in less than...



Fly Fishing: Is There a Time When Anglers Should Admit Defeat and Move On?

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IS THERE EVER A TIME WHEN AN ANGLER SHOULD ADMIT DEFEAT FROM A TROUT, PAY HIS/HER RESPECTS AND MOVE ON? We've all been there before, sight-fishing to a trophy trout, only to have it ignore our flies time and time again. An hour or more can...