18 Tips For Tying Better Streamers

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Once you start fishing streamers, you never go back. If you are a streamer flinger, you know it the first time you tie one on. You huck and duck and strip and the next thing you know you're spending long whisky fueled nights bent over the...

Fly Fishing: 3 Great Times to Fish Streamers

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I fell in love with streamer fishing the very first time I cast one. All it took was me bringing one trout to the net on a size 6 white Zonker, and I was hooked. I'll never forget that beautiful 15" wild rainbow trout, that...

Give It A Chance To Fail

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By Justin Pickett ON A RECENT FLOAT TRIP, LOUIS AND I WERE EXCITED (A.K.A. DROOLING) ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY TO THROW OUR FAIR SHARE OF STREAMERS ON A PIECE OF WATER THAT IS MORE ACCUSTOMED TO SEEING DRY/DROPPER AND INDICATOR RIGS. This river is full of big fish...

Don’t Bring a Knife to a Gun Fight!

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By Justin Pickett I often bring a 6-weight and an 8-weight with me when I plan on fishing with streamers. I make the decision as to which rod I will use based on water conditions and what sinking tip and patterns I will be using that day....

Double Streamer Rigs Catch Trout

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By Justin Pickett WE ALL HAVE TO DEAL WITH REJECTION, BUT NOT FROM A FISH. Undoubtedly, there have been numerous occasions where you’ve been stripping streamers and had that big brown trout emerge from the bank, only to give your streamer a curious look and then give...