5 Reasons Why I use the Uni-Knot for Trout Fishing

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There's plenty of other fishing knots out there that have better knot strength than the Uni-Knot, but that shouldn't be the only factor you look at when you're choosing what knot to use on the water. Reliability, how quick and easy it is to tie, type...

2 Guys, 1 Trout

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I always enjoy fly-fishing more when it’s a team sport. I think that’s why I enjoy saltwater fly fishing so much. The interaction between guide and angler creates something special. A shared accomplishment and a shared reward. Not unlike some of my best days of trout...

Fly Fishing: The Popper-Dropper Rig

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Like a lot of kids, I spent most of my adolescent summers chasing bass and bream on the local creeks and ponds in my area. Most days, a single rubber-legged popper tied to the end of my leader, was all that I needed to catch...

Fly Fishing Tip: Use Tippet Rings to Extend the Life of Expensive Leaders

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TIPPET RINGS ARE GREAT FOR EXTENDING THE LIFE OF LEADERS Leaders have got quite expensive over the past couple decades. Recently, I saw a pack of two fluorocarbon leaders retail for $20.00 in a fly shop. That's a pretty good hit to the wallet if you...

Fly Fishing: The Woolly Bugger Isn’t all that, Or is it?

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This isn't Montana, Your Not Norman Maclean, and the Woolly Bugger isn't all that. This was a bumper sticker a guide buddy of mine had printed up a few years back. It was prominently displayed for his clients to read when they pulled up to greet...