Top 10 Trout Flies For The American West

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I HAD A CLIENT COME INTO THE STORE THE OTHER DAY ASKING ME TO SET HIM UP WITH THE BEST PATTERNS FOR FISHING THE WEST. He was planning on traveling around Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana this summer and his goal was to put together a...

8 Tips For Figuring Out The Trout

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How do you find and catch trout on days when there doesn’t seem to be much action? When the river looks like it’s boiling with rising trout and you’re having to wipe the BWOs out of your eyes just to tie on a fly, it doesn’t...

The Magic of Soft Hackles

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SOFT HACKLES ARE THE SHARKS OF THE FLY BOX. Like the shark, the soft hackle is one of the oldest of its ilk, and like those ancient predators, it has evolved very little from its inception. Like the shark, it is a deadly design that could...

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...