Monthly Archives: May 2015

Video Pro Tip: How to Cast to Trout in Tight Quarters


Written by: Phil Monahan

The key to fishing tight spots is to limit the amount of line you have on the water.
Photo by Phil Monahan

This time of year, I spend a lot of time on small mountain streams, where the trout lies are surrounded by vegetation, rocks, and different kinds of current. In this video, Kent Klewein of. . .

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Photos: A Father-Son Fishing Adventure in Manitoba

Written by: Stu Thompson


I’d be all smiles, too, if I’d landed a fat brownie like that!
Photo by Kevin Thompson

My son, Kevin, and I got out one long weekend in May for our yearly father-and son-fishing trip. We went up to Duck Mountain Provincial Park and had some really good fishing, even though. . .

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Photo: Glorious Persian Rainbow


Written by: Phil Monahan

That’s a healthy rainbow trout from a country not known for its fly-fishing culture.
Photo courtesy Naser Derakhshan

At the end of last summer, we posted about fly fishing in the mountains of Iran (see Part I and Part II). This morning, our new Persian friend, Naser Derakhshan of Fly Fishing Club Shahrekord, . . .

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