Flats Boat Etiquette, Being A Good Fishing Partner

2 comments / Posted on / by

Here are a few suggestions to help you, and your fishing partner, have a better day on the boat. Flats fishing from a boat is a team sport. Whether you're out fishing with friends, out with a guide or on a trip to a fishing lodge,...

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

10 comments / Posted on / by

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...

Sunday Classic / What makes a fly reel worth the money?

6 comments / Posted on / by

I RECEIVED THIS EMAIL THE OTHER DAY FROM MY GOOD FRIEND BRIAN BOGGS. "Louis, I'm looking for the right four-wt reel. I am of a mind to shop the low end for reels since I don't catch large fish that need to be fought on the...

The Double Spey, For Single Hand

3 comments / Posted on / by

Access to a couple of good Spey casts can be a game changer for single-hand fly anglers. All of the same physics that's at work in Spey casting carries over to the single-hand rod. Although Spey casting can be technical and intimidating for the uninitiated, it's...

12 Tips For Epic Fly Fishing Trips On The Cheap

7 comments / Posted on / by

You may be poor, but you don't have to fish like it. Some of the greatest fly fishing adventures I've taken have cost me the least. I love fishing in exotic locations and spending time at great fishing lodges. Who wouldn't? But that's a fairly recent...