Use Side Pressure To Avoid Breaking Off On Snags

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You've got a big fish on and it's making a screaming run straight for a big snag on the far bank. What should you do to decrease your chances of breaking off? Your best bet is to apply low side pressure with your rod while keeping...



Is Our Thinking About Flies All Wrong?

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By Dan Frasier What if I were to tell you there is no such thing as a trout fly? A few days ago my good friend and fly designer Steve Martinez posted a link to one of his flies that Orvis carries; his Frankenstein Sculpin. I love...



The Green River Below Flaming Gorge Is Where They Coined The Word Epic

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If you have never fished the Green River below Flaming Gorge, its time to check it out. Located in the northeast corner of Utah, the Green River is one of the premier tailwaters in the country. The river flows through a beautiful red rock canyon with...



Accidental Fishing, Keep Your Gear Close

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I'm a firm believer in a well laid plan, so why has some of my best fishing been an accident? I guess it all started because I have a weak bladder. Anyone who has been on a road trip with me can tell you that. Be...



Small Stream, Big Reward

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By Jason Tucker Spring has sprung, and if you listen closely you can hear the rumble of fly anglers prepping their gear for trout fishing. Trout seasons will be opening very soon if not already. We’re all looking forward to warmer temps, fly hatches, and trout looking...