4 Types of Trout Water to Target During the Summer

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Are you finding that the dog days of summer are limiting the time you have success on the water trout fishing? Generally, the best time to trout fish in the heat of the summer is the first and last couple hours of the day. This...

8 Elements of Fly Design to Follow for Imitating Trout Food Sources

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When tying fly patterns, it's very important that you try your best to incorporate several different elements of fly design to increase their effectiveness. No one knows with complete certainty what order or priority trout rank each element of a food source or fly pattern,...

Pack The Heat So You Can Pack it Out

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NO TREES HERE TO CLIMB AND I CAN BARELY SEE THE TRUCK WITH MY NAKED EYES FAR OFF IN THE DISTANCE. The recent run-in with the local WYDNR officer, who just gave me the run down about heavy bear activity in the area, has got me...

Fast Pocket Water & Big Attractor Dry Flies

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During the spring, summer and fall I often get the itch to forget about catching numbers and instead see how big of an attractor dry fly I can get away with fishing and still fool trout. For those of you who don't know, my closest trout...

Wood is Good

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Target Woody structure and catch more fish. "Wood is good", shouted Sam Cornelius manning the oars, as I concentrated on drifting my flesh pattern against the never ending medley of wood snags along the Togiak River banks in Alaska, back in 2006. "When ever you see...