Traditional Old-School Nymphs Catch Trout, Don’t Forget It

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Every year, I spend quite a bit of time scouring the interweb and flipping through numerous fly company catalogs, all in the effort to stay up to date with the latest new fly pattern creations. Many are just variations of already existing fly patterns, but quite...

Flat Water Nymphing

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The past few years, Louis and I have grown very fond of one specific pool tucked up in mountains of the southern appalachia. We visit it regularly because of the bounties of trout that it sustains and nurtures year round. We nicknamed it the "lazy...

Fish Every Cast!

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By Justin Pickett From the great casts and the perfect drifts, to the ugly presentations and the drowned dry flies, if those flies hit the water, let ‘em drift! Just about every day that I spend on the water with a client, I’ll find myself, at some...

8 Tips For Figuring Out The Trout

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How do you find and catch trout on days when there doesn’t seem to be much action? When the river looks like it’s boiling with rising trout and you’re having to wipe the BWOs out of your eyes just to tie on a fly, it doesn’t...

If It Looks Offensive, Fish It!

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By Justin Pickett Does a trout fly have to "be something?" I was once approached by a man on a local stream after I had brought a nice male Rainbow Trout to the net, and immediately he asked the age old question, “What'd he eat?” I removed...