Thank You God for the Terrestrial Season

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bout this time every year, when I'm starting to get run down from guiding, the terrestrial season arrives, and I'm blessed with a second wind. I'm always astonished at how the presence of terrestrials can make my familiar trout waters seem so fresh and new...

Downstream Presentation Video

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Sometimes your best presentation to a fish is directly downstream. Often, it's just a matter of position. Maybe the water is too heavy to wade across or there's no room for a clean cast from the far bank. Other times a downstream presentation is the only...

Reece’s Fusion Nymph

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Bob Reece Wire body nymphs sink quickly but their rigid structure produces no added movement. Dubbed nymph bodies provide excellent movement but do not sink quickly and lack durability. Reece’s Fusion nymph combines these elements, allowing it to sink quickly, display enhanced movement and sport...

Flat Water Nymphing

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The past few years, Louis and I have grown very fond of one specific pool tucked up in mountains of the southern appalachia. We visit it regularly because of the bounties of trout that it sustains and nurtures year round. We nicknamed it the "lazy...

My Most Memorable Bonefish

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sn't it funny, how certain fish we catch during our fly fishing trips can end up providing us with ten times the satisfaction over all the others. Sometimes, the size of our catch has little at all to do with the amount of reward it...