Fly Fishing: 6 Sight-Fishing Tips for Shallow Water Trout

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Fly fishing during the fall and winter months can really open the door to some great sight-fishing opportunities for fly anglers targeting trout. Generally, most of our wadable trout streams run low and clear from the lack of rainfall this time of year. If you...

Elevate Yourself to Increase the Distance You Can High-Stick

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Most of the time when your fly fishing for trout, the last thing you want to do is elevate yourself. In most scenarios, that will usually do more harm than good, by increasing the chances of trout spotting you and spooking. Notice I said "most...

Sunday classic / It Only Takes One Good Day of Fly Fishing to Make A Trip

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A WHILE BACK, I WROTE A POST ABOUT HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO NOT PUT ALL YOUR EGGS IN ONE BASKET (FISHING ONLY ONE RIVER SYSTEM) DURING YOUR FLY FISHING TRAVELS. What I didn't mention in that post and should have, was how important it is...

Sunday Classic / 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...

Sunday’s Classic / 4 Reasons Waterfall Plunge Pools Can Hold Trophy Trout

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There's few things I love more than fly fishing a small stream and stumbling upon a steep vertical waterfall, that has a deep plunge pool at its base. Waterfalls like the one pictured above are pretty rare on small streams, but if you're lucky enough...