Hellgrammite, The King Kong of Aquatic Insects

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I was on the water trout fishing the other day, when my buddy Erik Ashlin said, "it was just about this time last year, when all the hellgrammites began crawling into the shallows to begin their pupation. Let me flip over a rock and see if...



11 Tips for Correctly Presenting Your Fly To Tarpon

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Anyone who's fly fished for tarpon has probably experienced how easy it is to present the fly incorrectly. If you miss your target, even by just a little bit, it can drastically lower your chances for getting a tarpon to eat. Cast the fly too close,...



6 Tips for Catching Suspended Trout

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One of the toughest situations I've encountered trout fishing over the years, is when trout are suspended in the water column and feeding in a stationary position. These trout are usually too deep to persuade them to rise to your dry fly on the surface,...



RS2 – One of My Favorite Picky Trout Fly Patterns

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There's days when trout fishing is so slow, it seems like conditions couldn't possibly get any worse. You may find yourself questioning if any trout in the stream are willing to feed at all. At other times, you'll have no problem locating pods of steady risers,...



Putting Your Rod Tip In The Water Can Be A Game Changer

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EVERYONE WANTS TO CATCH BIG FISH BUT LEARNING TO OUTSMART THEM TAKES SOME DOING. Big fish often hold a PhD in fly selection and presentation, but any experienced angler can tell you that getting them to eat your fly is only half the battle. Getting them...