Pro Tips: How to Find Trout in Lakes


Bill Spicer, host of “The New Fly Fisher,” with a nice lake-caught brown trout.
Photo courtesy Falcon’s Ledge

This week, we offer some tips on trout fishing in lakes from Phil Rowley, one of the top stillwater experts in North America. I asked Phil to host the stillwater chapter on from the Orvis Fly . . .

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Master-Class Monday: Dry-Dopper Accuracy

When it comes to catching large trout, accuracy and timing are everything. Watch Dave Jensen, as he spots a huge fish in a small stream, agonizes over just where to place his fly, and makes . . .

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Classic Podcast: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs, with Peter Stitcher


Peter Stitcher with a gorgeous rainbow.
Photo courtesy Peter Stitcher

This week, I interview aquatic biologist and fly fisher Peter Stitcher, who not only has a great way of organizing fly boxes (a question I have always neglected to answer properly), but he also has . . .

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Tom’s Tips: How to Fish Streamers in the Early Season


Fishing slow and low in the spring sometimes produces the biggest fish of the year.
Photo by Drew Price

I always mistrust fly fishers who mouth the platitude, “I don’t care if I catch any fish or not; it’s just nice to get out there.” Sure. Then why don’t you leave the rod home and save yourself the . . .

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