Echo Fly Rods 2014 – Shadow 2 & Fiberglass Series

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I'm really excited to showcase the new Shadow 2 fly rod and the Echo fiberglass fly rod from Echo today. Louis and I interviewed Tim Rajeff and got the 4-1-1 on these two very cool rods. Tim worked with the highly decorated fly fisherman and...



Is That Fly a Nymph? A Look At Insect Life Cycles

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IS THAT FLY A NYMPH? THAT'S THE QUESTION I GOT FROM A READER THE OTHER DAY. A fair question from a guy who's only fly fished for redfish and isn't familiar with trout flies. A simple question with a very complicated answer. Complicated enough that I...



Six Cutties in a Hot Tub

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Are you fixing to head out west for an exciting trout fishing trip? If yes, and you plan to do some wade fishing, pay close attention to water levels before you decide on where to start your days fishing. Recently, Louis and I visited the...



3 Ways to Make Your Wiggle Minnow Fish Better

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The foam wiggle minnow has been a mainstay streamer for me for trout and other predatory game fish for several years now. When you combine its realistic swimming action and the significant water it pushes during the retrieve, its one of the best streamers I...



Some Days It’s All About the Twitch

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Some days trout need more than just a well placed fly in their field of vision and a drag-free drift to persuade them to eat. When you're working water that you're certain holds trout, and a standard drag-free drift isn't getting the job done, try...