Podcast: Joe Humphreys and the Fountain of Youth

This week, I interview one of my fly-fishing heroes, Joe Humphreys. He’s been an innovative angler all his life (he was “Euro-nymphing” before the Europeans), but even more impressive is his love of life and fly fishing, and his energy on the river . . .

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Action Alert: Striped Bass Need Our Help, Part 1

A jumping tarpon is the iconic image of saltwater fly fishing. However, striped bass is the species that put saltwater fly fishing on the map. Stripers are the everyman’s fish. You don’t need to invest $100,000 in a boat and gear to catch them. They can be . . .

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Video: Top Five Flies for November 2019

In this month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Head Guide Scott Dickson gets out on the South Platte for some serious small-fly action. Scott broke out the size 20s (and smaller!) and the tiny tippet and got into his fair share of fish, . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 11.06.19

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a weekly roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Use a Water Haul for Casting

There are times when regular casting just doesn’t work: it’s too windy, your two-nymph rig is just two heavy, or you simply don’t have the skill to cast as far as you need to. Fear not; there’s a way to get this done without the standard 10-and-2 motion. In . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Make a Roll Cast

Earlier this year, our friends at Scientific Anglers produced a great series of casting-instruction videos hosted by two modern masters: Bruce Richards and Jeff Wagner. Richards was the longtime head fly-line designer for Scientific Anglers and is . . .

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Photos: A Fish Every Month for 5 Years

You know you have a fishing problem when you schedule a knee surgery around your fishing schedule! I’ve been trying to see how long I can go catching at least one fish a month. When I tore my meniscus earlier this year I postponed the surgery . . .

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