Elevate Yourself to Increase the Distance You Can High-Stick

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Most of the time when your fly fishing for trout, the last thing you want to do is elevate yourself. In most scenarios, that will usually do more harm than good, by increasing the chances of trout spotting you and spooking. Notice I said "most...

Most Seams Hold Trout Regardless of Size

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Just about all seams in rivers and streams hold trout. The larger and deeper the water a seam has, the more trout it can hold. Likewise, the smaller and shallower a seam is, the less room there will be available and less trout it can accommodate....

Don’t Throw The Hail Mary

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FISH, FISH EVERYWHERE AND NOT A FISH TO CATCH. I was trout fishing with a friend in North Carolina the other day. We were fortunate to find a nice piece of water which held a good size pod of fish. Maybe a dozen total spread across...

5 Reasons Why Turbulent Water Can Provide Great Trout Fishing

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Many of my beginner level clients, struggle when it comes to reading trout water. More specifically, they find it difficult when they have to compare two different sections or types of water, and quickly decide which one of them should yield them a higher percentage...

Sunday’s Classic / Why Aren’t We Talking More About Angler Positioning

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Countless fly fishing articles have been written about matching the hatch, setting up your rig correctly for the water you're fishing, and how to cast tight loops. It's true you should always have these areas covered in your fly fishing game but what about angler...