Yakima River trout Fishing: Video

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Recently I got the chance to float the Yakima River in central Washington. While attending the launch of the new Sage X rod, the folks at Sage were good enough to host us for a day of fishing on the Yak with guides from Red’s Fly...

Angler Attitude Can Increase Success During Tough Fishing Conditions

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I'm grateful to have a full-time fishing partner that isn't afraid to step it up when the going gets tough. Louis Cahill is the epitome of this, he's an angler that's willing to do whatever's necessary to put fish in the net, even when catching fish...

Glass Is Good!

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By Justin Pickett Oh, the world of fast fly rods…. They can be great tools. Some of my favorite rods are most definitely faster than your “average joe” rod. But what about for the beginning angler? Or someone trying to work the kinks out of their casting stroke?...

A Team Approach To Landing Big Fish

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WHEN LANDING A BIG FISH YOU NEED THE DECK STACKED IN YOUR FAVOR. On my recent trip to Alaska West, I hade ample opportunity to practice big fish landing skills. We fished from the boat a good bit and it seemed like every five minutes we...

Don’t Get Stuck in a Fly Fishing Rut

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I see this simple mistake keep anglers from catching fish with startling regularity. I was invited on a float trip recently and witnessed a remarkably common pattern, which may have greatly limited the number of fish brought to the boat. My fishing partner and I were...