Choose Fly Color Based on the Flat You’re Fishing

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I've always thought in the broad scope of things that trout fishing calls for more complex decision making over saltwater fly fishing in terms of what goes into choosing the fly patterns we fish. I think a lot of that comes from the simple fact...

Sunday Classic / 3 Ways to Make Your Wiggle Minnow Fish Better

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The foam wiggle minnow has been a mainstay streamer for me for trout and other predatory game fish for several years now. When you combine its realistic swimming action and the significant water it pushes during the retrieve, its one of the best streamers I...

Take the Time to Research Your Boat Ramps

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It's really easy to get excited about a last minute trip when your buddy calls and says the fish are biting and then not take the time to research the logistics of where you're going to be fishing. Much of the time things work out...

What is more important, presentation or fly choice?

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A few years ago, I was lucky enough to have the honor to participate in a podcast interview for askaboutflyfishing.com. It was an hour long conversation over the phone, with me spending most of that time talking about trout tactics on my home waters. Just...

Sunday Classic / Some Days It’s All About the Twitch

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Some days trout need more than just a well placed fly in their field of vision and a drag-free drift to persuade them to eat. When you're working water that you're certain holds trout, and a standard drag-free drift isn't getting the job done, try...