Sunday Classic / Check Your Rig For Tangles and Unwanted Debris

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The other day, guiding two anglers, I learned a valuable lesson of how important it can be to regularly check fly rigs throughout the day. One of my clients had just landed a nice trout, so I told him to wade up and fish...

Is Carrying A Gun On The Water Ever The Right Thing To Do?

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I HONESTLY HAD NO IDEA WHAT A HOT BUTTON ISSUE THIS WAS. Until I posted a link on Facebook the other day to the new Fishpond sling pack and commented that it was designed to carry a pistol. Man, did that post ever light up. The...

Fly Fishing Tips for Stocked Trout

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My first memory of bringing a trout to hand with a fly rod took place back in the spring of 1990, on a seasonal trout stream, located 45 minutes north of Atlanta, GA. It was a far cry from a trophy trout at 10-inches, but...

12 Tips for Taking Awesome Fishing Photos

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WANT TO TAKE BETTER FLY FISHING PHOTOS? Just the other day one our Facebook followers asked if I would post some tips for taking better fishing photos. I've written a good bit on the subject, but the articles are scattered across the site. I thought this...

Sunday Classic / 3 Tips For Fly Fishing Kung Fu

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WE ALL KNOW THE CHINESE PHRASE KUNG FU, BUT FEW OF US KNOW IT'S TRANSLATION. KUNG = ENERGY AND FU = TIME. TO PUT ENERGY INTO ANYTHING OVER TIME IS TO DEVELOP KUNG FU. I love to teach fly fishing. I do it every chance I...