Saturday Shoutout / Deeter V Block

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Do you care too much, or too little, about how many fish you catch or how you catch them? This week two of my favorite writers get to thinking about the numbers. Whether it’s the number of fish or the number of casts, greed or...



Don’t Gink it, Sink It

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Ever been on a trout stream during a blanket hatch and no matter how many times you drift your floating imitation over the rising fish, it's ignored? I've experienced this frustrating situation many times on the water. When this happened in the past, I used to...



Sunday’s Classic / Don’t Be Afraid to Change Out Flies

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This week’s Sunday Classic we talk about the importance of changing out your flies on the water when you’re not catching fish. Don’t stick with a fly pattern if you’re not getting bites. Photo By: Louis Cahill How long do you fish with flies without...



The Salt Water Quick Cast

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One of the most crucial skills in salt water fly fishing is shooting line. Everything happens quickly on the flats and the angler who can put his fly on a fish sixty feet from the boat with only two false casts will have a distinct advantage. It's...



Rookie Mistakes Cost Fish

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It's such a simple thing to check your fly. It's 6:45 in the back country of the Florida keys. It's mid summer and the water is like glass. I can feel the sweat running down my neck and legs. I'm trying to be as quiet as...