Tie Connor’s Jerk Minnow

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THIS DECEPTIVELY SIMPLE FLY IS ALL ABOUT THE ACTION. Connor Jones, from Cohutta Fishing Company, ties this versatile baitfish pattern for bass and trout here in the southeast. It's a simple fly with a clean profile and it's easy to tie in a variety of colors. The...

You Can Be In The 10% Of Steelheaders Who Catch 90% Of The Fish

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YOU'VE HEARD THE OLD ADAGE; 10% OF THE FISHERMEN CATCH 90% OF THE FISH. I had a client ask me just the other day if I believed in that. "Absolutely" was my response. He then asked how many days would he have to spend with me...

How To Get New Fly Line For $5, Or Pretty Close

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Think you need a new fly Line? Spend $5 First. I was out fishing with my buddy Scott the other day. He broke off his rig while I was on the oars so I handed him my five weight to fish. Scott took one cast and...

Cast With A Purpose!

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By Justin Pickett Arguably, the most important aspect of fly fishing is the cast itself. If you can’t deliver the fly properly, the chances of you hooking up spirals down the toilet. Before taking a client onto the water, my first questions have to do with...

Your Guide Is Your Dog

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I'm a big believer in DIY destination fishing, but I'm not a fool. I traveled with a good friend to the Florida Keys recently. It was my buddy's first time fishing the Keys. He's a great angler, resourceful and all about DIY fishing. He's turned me...