Fish Floating Nymphs for Selective Trout

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TELL ME IF THIS SOUNDS FAMILIAR. You're kneeling at the edge of a slow glassy pool watching several big trout inspect what floats above them. You change flies, again, and make yet another perfect presentation, only to watch the fish move three feet out of the...

A Southern Angler in Patagonia

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By Kevin Howell AS THE VOICE OVER THE INTERCOM SAID, "EN PREPARACION PARA EL ATERRIZAJE" (IN PREPARATION FOR LANDING) I STARTED TO GET THAT FEELING IN MY STOMACH. Was this trip going to be worth the travel and the money, what was the weather going to be...

Thank You God for the Terrestrial Season

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bout this time every year, when I'm starting to get run down from guiding, the terrestrial season arrives, and I'm blessed with a second wind. I'm always astonished at how the presence of terrestrials can make my familiar trout waters seem so fresh and new...

Downstream Presentation Video

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Sometimes your best presentation to a fish is directly downstream. Often, it's just a matter of position. Maybe the water is too heavy to wade across or there's no room for a clean cast from the far bank. Other times a downstream presentation is the only...

Reece’s Fusion Nymph

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Bob Reece Wire body nymphs sink quickly but their rigid structure produces no added movement. Dubbed nymph bodies provide excellent movement but do not sink quickly and lack durability. Reece’s Fusion nymph combines these elements, allowing it to sink quickly, display enhanced movement and sport...