Flies That Catch Big Trout, The Truth Might Surprise You

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I HAVE DEFINITE IDEAS ABOUT HOW TO CATCH BIG TROUT. APPARENTLY THEY ARE ALL WRONG. Like every other guy or gal with a fly rod, I have some pretty strong opinions about the kind of flies that catch big fish. These opinions are based on years...



Stretch Thy Fly Line

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Are you looking for more a little more distance in your cast? Is your fly line not shooting through your guides as easy as it should? Is it lacking that fresh from the box high floating buoyancy? Are you spending more time untangling your fly...



Don’t Lead Me On: Tippet Length For Dry Flies

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By: Alice Tesar Dry fly season is upon us and the shop is filled with folks wondering why the fish aren’t interested in their dry flies.  Yes, it is important to get the correct flies but equally as important is your leader and tippet. The biggest mistake...



Trailer Tires And Dog Logic

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What could be better than a beach vacation with my wife and my dog? I can barely remember the last time Kathy and I took a beach vacation. We are both far more comfortable with the idea of work than relaxing on the beach. It was...



Echo Fly Rods For 2018: Video

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Some dynamite new rods from Echo fly-fishing. It’s always fun for me to talk fly rods with tim Rajeff. This year Echo has three very cool new offerings. A premium trout-spey family that’s one of the lightest two handers I’ve ever held, The new Shadow X...