Shea Gunkel’s Shot Glass Baetis

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By Bob Reece Baetis Mayflies are an integral piece of the food web in many trout inhabited watersheds around the world. While their physical size is minimal, their population numbers can be immense. These significant numbers frequently draw the attention of feeding trout. These...

Get Slinky With Your Indicator

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By Johnny Spillane AS WE GET INTO FALL AND FISH ARE BECOMING MORE SELECTIVE AND EATING SMALLER BUGS LIKE TRICOS, FISHING CAN BECOME MORE CHALLENGING. USING A FRENCH SLINKY INDICATOR OR SLINKY INDICATOR CAN BE A GREAT WAY TO HOOK A FEW MORE FISH WHEN THEY...

Why ask why? Try dry flies

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By Jeff Hickman CATCHING A STEELHEAD BY SKATING A DRY FLY IS THE COOLEST WAY TO CATCH THEM. I always have said that one fish on the dry is worth ten on wet flies...but why? It's not like it's impossible to catch them on dries. It can...

Each One, Teach One

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By Louis Cahill I'VE GOT SOME HOMEWORK FOR YOU. Last weekend Kent and I floated a local tailwater. I've been traveling like a demon all summer and it was a great chance to hang out, catch up, empty some beer cans and fish some local water. Days...

DIY Bahamas Bonefish, with the Family

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PERHAPS THE MOST TECHNICAL FEAT IN FLY FISHING IS COMBINING A FISHING TRIP WITH A FAMILY VACATION. Leaving the wife or girlfriend behind, with or without a number of restless kids, while you slip away for a little fishing almost always ends in, what my brother...