7 Reasons I use the Double Figure 8 Loop Knot In Freshwater And Salt

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By Louis Cahill This easy fishing knot will help you catch more fish. I learned the Double Figure 8 Loop Knot when I started getting serious about tarpon fishing. It quickly became the go-to knot for all of my saltwater and streamer fishing. I even use it...

Swinging Steelhead Flies for Trout

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WANT TO GO STEELHEADING BUT THERE ARE NO STEELHEAD WHERE YOU LIVE? Think about scaling down. The same flies and techniques that we use for steelhead will catch plenty of trout. And why not? Steelhead are just big sea-run trout and they have the same common...

Choosing Carp Flies: What Are They Eating?

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by Dan Frasier "IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW WHERE TO START WITHOUT INTIMATELY KNOWING THE WATER AND FISH YOU ARE ABOUT TO CHASE, CARP WILL WHIP YOUR ASS." John Gierach, in his book Death, Taxes and Leaky Waders, writes about expertizing. That is, acting the part...

Poonfroggin

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It's already plenty warm by 6:00 AM. The hot pink band hugging the horizon and lighting up the water foreshadows the brain-baking heat that will be here any minute. It's going to be another brutally calm day in the Florida Keys. We're poling quietly down the...

Hard Driving

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By Jason Tucker "A little humor folks" It’s Friday at last. You have worked hard, saved up, finagled the time off from job and family obligations for this trip and now it’s here. The bite is on, the vehicle is loaded and you are making the long trek...