What is more important, presentation or fly choice?

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A few years ago, I was lucky enough to have the honor to participate in a podcast interview for askaboutflyfishing.com. It was an hour long conversation over the phone, with me spending most of that time talking about trout tactics on my home waters. Just...



Leave Your Cowboy Hat at Home

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By Bob Reece In Cheyenne, Wyoming we host Frontier Days, the world’s largest outdoor rodeo.  That folks, is a great time and place to wear a cowboy hat.  On the other hand, spotting and stalking fish in glassy water is not.  Whether on still or moving water,...



Horsehair Worms 

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By Dan Frasier You’re actually fishing worms Tall waiving grass alive with thousands of hoppers and a stiff breeze. No setting can more quickly raise a flyfisherman’s heart rate. The promise of errant leaps by the insects causing aggressive and splashy rises by the fish can make...



Sunday Classic / 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...



Dry Fly Fishing and the Dead Drift

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By Pudge Kleinkauf The following is an excerpt from the book “Rookie No More: The Fly Fishing Novice Gets Guidance From A Pro” Question: How do I achieve the “dead drift” when I’m dry fly fishing? Answer: Most fly anglers find that fishing dry flies on the surface...