Tom’s Top 7 Early-Season Streamers


This springtime rainbow was holding in deep water below a highway bridge in western Massachusetts.
Photo by Joe Phillips

In Tuesday’s post, “How to Fish Streamers in the Early Season,” I explained that I prefer flies that have some movement of their own, like ones with marabou and rabbit fur, because they work . . .

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Classic Podcast: Becoming a Fishing Guide, with Mike Dawkins


Mike Dawkins is all smiles as he cradles a fish of a lifetime on Patagonia’s Rividavia.
Photo courtesy Mike Dawkins

“How do I become a guide?” “Should I get a job as a guide?” “How do I train to be a fishing guide?” “What skills do I need?” I get these questions all the time on podcast requests, and because . . .

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