The In-Law’s Bass Pond

9 comments / Posted on / by

"The pond was full of those great lily pads, and I guess that's where the problem started." I guess I should be happy, but I'm not. Ever since my in-laws moved to South Carolina the compulsory visits have had a silver lining. I discovered a little bass pond...



Don’t Ride the Brakes During Your Fly Casting

10 comments / Posted on / by

Are you finding that you're lacking distance and falling short of your target with your fly casting? Is your power and line speed insufficient? If the answer is yes, I bet you're also getting a fair amount of tailing loops or dreaded wind knots aren't you?...



4 Types of Trout Water to Target During the Summer

10 comments / Posted on / by

Are you finding that the dog days of summer are limiting the time you have success on the water trout fishing? Generally, the best time to trout fish in the heat of the summer is the first and last couple hours of the day. This...



The Fish That Took Three Anglers to Land

16 comments / Posted on / by

I'LL NEVER FORGET THE EPIC BATTLE THAT TOOK PLACE BETWEEN THREE ANGLERS AND A TROPHY SALMONID ONE FREEZING DECEMBER MORNING IN 2010. I was having the time of my life on a steelhead fishing trip with my great friends Louis Cahill and Murphy Kane. We had...



Working a Steelhead

7 comments / Posted on / by

I had the opportunity to watch my friend Jeff Hickman work a shy Steelhead the other day and his effort was exemplary. Swinging flies for winter steelhead is a game of numbers, very small numbers. It's a given when chasing winter fish that there may be...