Make Better Roll Cast: Video

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It isn’t flashy, but a good roll cast will catch you a lot of fish you might otherwise miss. Roll casting is an essential skill for any angler, especially those targeting trout. Many of the mountain streams where trout live have little room for a backcast....

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Guide

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SCOTT IS ALMOST IN TEARS. He is doubled over laughing. The drag on his reel is screaming. If he doesn't get his composure soon he'll likely loose a nice fish. From the platform Josie Sands is steadily chewing his ass. "No Scott! That was all wrong," the...

Assault on Omaha Beach, a Study in Finding Carp

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How to locate carp on new water, that are accessible to a flyrodder. I’ve been banging around ideas in my head for how to write a piece describing the best way to locate carp. Frankly, I've been struggling a little bit. The problem is, I can...

Forced Perspective In Fish Photos, What’s Right?

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Is holding a fish up to the lens tantamount to Lying? The other day I shared a photo of my good friend and G&G contributor Justin Pickett holding a huge brown trout with Orvis for use on their blog. The...

Fly Fishing: Don’t Turn Your Cheek, Pay it Forward

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The other day I had the opportunity to guide a client who previously had put down his fly rod for many years. As he put on his waders and boots, and I began rigging the rods, he told me that many of his good friends...