Garners Twisted Whistler

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SOMETIMES TO CATCH BIG STRIPED BASS YOU HAVE TO DO SOMETHING TWISTED. Garner Reid is back and he's opening up his fly box to share part of his arsenal. When you guide for the toughest of freshwater predators, you have to be prepared to do what...

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...

Saturday Shoutout / Galloup InThe Riffle

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IT'S ALL ABOUT THE HAIR. The folks over at In The Riffle do a great job with their fly tying videos. They are some of the clearest and most informative videos I've found on fly tying for trout. Their YouTube channel is well worth exploring. This week...

Saturday Shoutout / AZ Wanderings Fly Box

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WHAT'S IN YOUR FLY BOX? I just recently became aware of Arizona Wanderings. It's a great site for the avid fly tyer. The thing I really love is all of the cool patterns I haven't seen before. You might think that I've fished everywhere but I've...