Fly Fishing Fast Water Chutes for Trout

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WHY TROUT LOVE FAST WATER CHUTES Fast water chutes are great habitat for trout to set up residence around. Most of them provide everything a trout needs to survive, and fly fisherman should take the time to fish them because they almost always hold fish. Fast...

Public Lands Photo Essay

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You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone. Unless you’ve been living in a cave this last year, you know that there is a real and present danger facing our American public lands. A group of short sighted law makers would like to sell of...

When In Rome…

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By Jason Tucker The saying goes “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” This can be good advice, both in travel and fly fishing. In fly fishing the locals often have knowledge of local hatches, runs and quirks of the local water, knowledge that is...

Redneck Driftboating

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Yes, someone actually took the time to build this pathetic hybrid driftboat/soap box derby car. Louis and I found it snagged on a shallow riffle and abandoned on my home tailwater the other day. It was comprised of two ten gallon sealed water canisters at the...

Don’t Just Love Your Cold Water Fisheries, Be Good Stewards Also

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Most fly fisherman are passionate about the protection of their trout and salmon streams. Promoting catch and release, special regulations and protecting various wild salmonid populations, are among the most common conservation topics being fought for today in the sport of fly fishing. But even as...