Your Odds Go Way Up When You See The Fish

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Seeing fish equals catching fish. More than casting. More than fly selection. More than any other skill, one thing separates highly effective anglers. The ability to see fish. I don't care if it's tarpon or trout, bonefish or bass, seeing the fish is the best first step...

Fly Fishing: Float N’ Fly Rig for the Fly Rod

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This past week I wrote a fly fishing tactics post for targeting bass on reservoirs during the fall. At the tail-end of the post, I touched base on how effective a Float N' Fly Rig (basically a nymphing rig on my fly rod) can be...

5 Reasons People Don’t Catch As Many Trout As They Should

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By Kyle Wilkenson These 5 bad habits will keep you from catching the fish you deserve. Whether I’m guiding or working in the shop, one thing rings true-- I talk to a lot of anglers. Living in Denver, a lot of these anglers have made it past...

The Magic of Soft Hackles

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SOFT HACKLES ARE THE SHARKS OF THE FLY BOX. Like the shark, the soft hackle is one of the oldest of its ilk, and like those ancient predators, it has evolved very little from its inception. Like the shark, it is a deadly design that could...

Is Your Introvert Personality Holding Back Your Fly Fishing Growth?

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Those of you that know me personally, would probably agree I'm somewhat of an introvert. Much of that is due to the fact that I was a shy kid with few friends growing up, and I spent a great deal of my time in grade...