Fly Fishing Bass: 5 Tips for Fishing Frog Patterns Around Grass

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Some of my most memorable days chasing bass on the fly have come from me spending the day popping and waking frog patterns along the surface. I grew up fishing for bass, and although trout fishing has stolen the majority of my fly fishing attention...

Use Old Plano Boxes For Bulk Fly Storage

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Of all the thousands of dollars of bass fishing gear that I've accumulated over the years there's very little of it that I can find a use for in my fly fishing today. Well, I could probably find a way to use some of it,...

8 Common Mistakes Anglers Make Fighting Trout

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If I looked backed on my early fly fishing days and had to grade my fish fighting skills, it would yield a discouraging report card. I lost way more fish than I actually landed during those first few years after picking up a fly rod. I'll...

8 Common Fly Line Mending Mistakes

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I spend the majority of my time teaching fly casting when guiding my clients, but the art of mending fly line is a close second.   A perfect cast can quickly become obsolete if you don't understand the concept of mending fly line. When mending is...

4 Reasons Why Waterfall Plunge Pools Can Hold Big Fish

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THERE ARE FEW THINGS I LOVE MORE THAN WADE FISHING A SMALL STREAM AND STUMBLING UPON A STEEP VERTICAL WATERFALL WITH A DEEP PLUNGE POOL. Waterfalls this size are pretty rare on small streams, but if you're lucky enough to locate one, you could very well...