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...

Your Odds Go Way Up When You See The Fish

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Seeing fish equals catching fish. More than casting. More than fly selection. More than any other skill, one thing separates highly effective anglers. The ability to see fish. I don't care if it's tarpon or trout, bonefish or bass, seeing the fish is the best first step...

Fly Fishing: Float N’ Fly Rig for the Fly Rod

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This past week I wrote a fly fishing tactics post for targeting bass on reservoirs during the fall. At the tail-end of the post, I touched base on how effective a Float N' Fly Rig (basically a nymphing rig on my fly rod) can be...

Don’t Ride the Brakes During Your Fly Casting

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Are you finding that you're lacking distance and falling short of your target with your fly casting? Is your power and line speed insufficient? If the answer is yes, I bet you're also getting a fair amount of tailing loops or dreaded wind knots aren't you?...

Is Your Introvert Personality Holding Back Your Fly Fishing Growth?

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Those of you that know me personally, would probably agree I'm somewhat of an introvert. Much of that is due to the fact that I was a shy kid with few friends growing up, and I spent a great deal of my time in grade...