Sunday Classic / Tippet Size Can Be More Important With Nymphs

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Many of us like to think it's all about fly pattern choice when it comes to catching trout. Sometimes it is, but there's many times when the key to getting the tough bites, lies not in what fly pattern you're fishing, but rather in what...



Three Proven Options For Deep, Deep Nymphing

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By Louis Cahill IT'S TIME TO MAKE LIKE CAPTAIN NEMO AND GO 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA. Sometimes the only trick to catching fish is getting the fly down to their level. When you're nymphing and you're not catching fish it's always a good idea to add...



Saturday Shoutout / Notes From The Road

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If you’ve ever fantasized about hitting the road in a Volkswagen van and fly-fishing your way across the country, this is the film for you. Chase and Aimee Bartee chronicle their trip from Massachusetts to Idaho and back. Fly fishing, camping, #vanlife and #vandeath along the...



Sunday Classic / What Does The Trout See?

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DID YOU EVER WONDER WHY FISH EAT BRIGHT PINK WORM PATTERNS, OR THINGAMABOBBERS FOR THAT MATTER? Ever watch a trout refuse your dry fly and wonder what he saw that he didn't like? A trout's eye serves the same purpose as ours but it functions in...



Sunday Classic / Fish Floating Nymphs for Selective Trout

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TELL ME IF THIS SOUNDS FAMILIAR. You're kneeling at the edge of a slow glassy pool watching several big trout inspect what floats above them. You change flies, again, and make yet another perfect presentation, only to watch the fish move three feet out of the...