12 Tiny Nymphs that Always Seem to Get the Job Done

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I used to shy away from fishing tiny nymphs during my rookie years of fly fishing. Particularly those size 20-26 midge patterns. Those intimidated me especially. When I used to look at those flies in the bins at fly shops, I can remember thinking, "how...



Most Seams Hold Trout Regardless of Size

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Just about all seams in rivers and streams hold trout. The larger and deeper the water a seam has, the more trout it can hold. Likewise, the smaller and shallower a seam is, the less room there will be available and less trout it can accommodate....



Choosing Carp Flies: What Are They Eating?

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by Dan Frasier "IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW WHERE TO START WITHOUT INTIMATELY KNOWING THE WATER AND FISH YOU ARE ABOUT TO CHASE, CARP WILL WHIP YOUR ASS." John Gierach, in his book Death, Taxes and Leaky Waders, writes about expertizing. That is, acting the part...



Sunday Classic / Fly Anglers Sixth Sense, Fact or Fiction?

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Do you ever feel like you've got a sixth sense working for you when you're out fly fishing? I'm talking about an extra sense that seems to give you the power and clarity to sense future fishing success moments before it happens. It doesn't happen all...



Sunday Classic / Angler Attitude Can Increase Success During Tough Fishing Conditions

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I'M GRATEFUL TO HAVE A FULL-TIME FISHING PARTNER THAT ISN'T AFRAID TO STEP IT UP WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH. Louis Cahill is the epitome of this, he's an angler that's willing to do whatever's necessary to put fish in the net, even when catching fish...