Fly Fishing: 6 Sight-Fishing Tips for Shallow Water Trout

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Fly fishing during the fall and winter months can really open the door to some great sight-fishing opportunities for fly anglers targeting trout. Generally, most of our wadable trout streams run low and clear from the lack of rainfall this time of year. If you...



4 Worm Patterns I Always Carry In My Fly Box

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Worm Fly Patterns That Consistently Catch Fish It's no secret worm patterns are super consistent most of the year for catching both stocked and wild trout. They work especially well for stocked fish, after a big rain, and during the spring, winter, and fall seasons. I've...



Using XL Trout Beads As Attractors In Your Tandem Rig

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Back in 2006, I spent a season guiding in Alaska at Mission Creek Lodge. It was a great experience and a hell of a lot of hard work, but I held my own and ended up representing well for Southeastern fishing guides. That doesn't make me...



Covering a Hatch Starts with Carrying the Right Flies

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HAVE YOU EVER BEEN STANDING IN THE RIVER WATCHING A BIG HATCH UNFOLDING WITH RISING FISH ALL AROUND YOU, BUT FOR SOME REASON YOU CAN'T GET THE FEEDING FISH TO EAT YOUR FLIES? Covering and owning a hatch starts with you first carrying the right fly...



Concealing your Profile to Catch more fish

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Sometimes its not enough wearing earthy tone colored clothing or even camouflage to keep a smart wily trout from spotting you. Most of the time, movement and your profile tips educated trout off. When the opportunity presents itself for you to use the natural terrain to...