Saturday Shoutout / Cohen Made

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Pat Cohen puts his soul into fly tying. There are few tiers out there as original as Pat Cohen. His techniques and the creations they yield are stellar. Bloomberg recently did a great interview and companion video on Pat. It's a great sneak peak into his...

Saturday Shoutout / Feather Bender

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By Carter Lyles SIMPLE EASY FLIES FOR TROUT When I first checked out the blog, The Feather Bender, I noticed that a good portion of Barry Clarke’s posts was tutorials on tying classic, highly productive flies. This is a great blog site for the beginner fly tier. The Feather...

Saturday Shoutout / The One Fly

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By Carter Lyles FOR THE INTERMEDIATE-EXPERT FLY TIER These Europeans have their flies down to a needlepoint. Some of the best fly tiers in the world come from Europe. For example, a German born fly fishing enthusiast, Holger Lachmann’s fly fishing blog, The One Fly, provides viewers...

The Tellico Nymph

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THE TELLICO NYMPH IS A SOUTHERN CLASSIC. Named after the storied North Carolina river where it was proven fool big browns, the Tellico Nymph is a southern as moonshine and just as effective. It's a simple impressionistic fly that works in any size, although #10 is...

Fly Fishing for Trout In Black and White, Killer Flies For High Water

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HAVE YOU EVER SPENT A RAINY AFTERNOON WATCHING TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES? Would you have guessed that's pretty much what trout do? Trout fishing can be pretty spectacular during high-water events. The combination of high water and the stain it brings with it give big fish the...