Sunday Classic / Fly Fishing: Is There a Time When Anglers Should Admit Defeat and Move On?

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IS THERE EVER A TIME WHEN AN ANGLER SHOULD ADMIT DEFEAT FROM A TROUT, PAY HIS/HER RESPECTS AND MOVE ON? We've all been there before, sight-fishing to a trophy trout, only to have it ignore our flies time and time again. An hour or more can...

Three Proven Options For Deep, Deep Nymphing

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By Louis Cahill IT'S TIME TO MAKE LIKE CAPTAIN NEMO AND GO 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA. Sometimes the only trick to catching fish is getting the fly down to their level. When you're nymphing and you're not catching fish it's always a good idea to add...

Sunday Classic / Dickey’s Tarpon Muddler

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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE SATISFYING THAN CATCHING A FISH ON A FLY THAT YOU TIED YOURSELF? WHAT ABOUT WHEN THAT FISH IS A BIG, LAID UP TARPON? Where going to spend a little time helping you do just that. A couple of my good friends are...

A Short Quick Cast

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By Bruce Chard MANY FLY ANGLERS THINK, IN ORDER TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THE SALT, YOU NEED TO HAVE A GREAT DISTANCE CAST. That can be true on a calm day when all fly anglers struggle to add another 5-10ft on their cast. But in reality the...

Sunday Classic / What Does The Trout See?

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DID YOU EVER WONDER WHY FISH EAT BRIGHT PINK WORM PATTERNS, OR THINGAMABOBBERS FOR THAT MATTER? Ever watch a trout refuse your dry fly and wonder what he saw that he didn't like? A trout's eye serves the same purpose as ours but it functions in...