Western Fly Guide for Eastern Anglers

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By Kent Klewein ARE YOU SITTING AT THE VISE DREAMING OF THAT BIG TRIP OUT WEST THIS SUMMER? I get asked all the time by eastern fly anglers heading out west for the first time, what fly patterns they should stock up on before they leave. What...

Save Your Saltwater Flies

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Have you ever put a saltwater fly back in you box while it was still wet from fishing? If you have, you know the heartache of finding a bunch of your best patterns ruined by the salt you locked in there. It's no fun. If you're...

Fly Fishing Bass Ponds – 101

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Believe it or not, I've probably spent just as much time fly fishing on bass ponds in my life than I've spent traveling around chasing trout. Fishing farm ponds is where I originally found my love for fly fishing. From 5th grade until I graduated high...

Taming Your Buck Fever

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You’ve stumbled upon a sexy piece of water to find a big ‘ol trout feeding in the tail of the run. It’s one of the biggest trout you have ever seen. The one that sends chills down your spine. Without a second’s hesitation you rip line...

Fly Fishing The Yucatan

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By Rod Hamilton Standing beside our overheated car, an hour north of Cancun, my three-week fishing adventure to the Yucatan was off to a rocky start. Weeks of preparation and planning had gone into this trip and with military precision three of us were going to explore...