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...



My Grandfather’s Clinch Knot

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DO YOU THINK ABOUT TYING YOUR SHOES, BRUSHING YOUR TEETH, PUTTING ON YOUR SHIRT? I'll bet I've tied the Improved Clinch Knot more times than I've done any of those things. But I like to think that I pay more attention to my fishing knots than...



If You’re Not Looking For Trout, You’re Missing Out

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One of the things I always stress to my clients is the importance of always keeping an eye out for trout on the water. The first thing I do when I walk up to a prime piece of trout water, is take a minute or...