10 Successful Subsurface Trout Flies for the Dead of Winter

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By Bob Reece As winter provides its deepest chills, most surface activity fades.  Food items for trout become almost strictly subsurface and the size of those offerings in the drift typically decreases.  There are currently a plethora of subsurface patterns available in the world of fly fishing...



Louis’s Fly Fishing Yoga

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Here are two simple stretches that will help your fly casting. From time to time I see a fly angler who has trouble with their casting because their shoulders are too tight. A limited range of motion can cause all kinds of problems with your cast....



Beyond The Flies: Making The Most Out Of Your Winter Fishing

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By Kyle Wilkinson Being prepared for a day of winter fishing means more than having a box of the right flies. I got an email earlier today from a customer who had just gotten back from the river. He had attempted to fish the South Platte however,...



5 Tips For Technical Tailwaters

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By Johnny Spillane COLORADO HAS SOME OF THE TOUGHEST TAILWATERS ANYWHERE. Tailwater trout get a good education. They see plenty of attention, especially the fish in Colorado's well publicized fisheries. The Yampa, here in Steamboat Springs, is a great example. A lot of anglers think they can't...



Reece’s Masterpiece Midge

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By Bob Reece From still to moving waters, members of the Chironomidae family abound.   As a result of this, they are frequently found on the dietary menu of trout.   Having a diverse selection of imitations for this family of insects can greatly increase your chances...