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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Pro Tips: Four Hot Tips on Tippets

One of the easiest ways to improve your presentation in your trout fishing is to pay more attention to your tippet.  It’s as important as the fly pattern you choose, and the size and length and. . .

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Tom’s Amazing Experience in Cuba: It’s Not Just About Fishing


Cuba’s bonefish habitat is vast, unspoiled, and does not see heavy fishing pressure.
Photos by Tom Rosenbauer

For the past two Decembers, I have been lucky enough to host an Orvis Adventures trip to Cuba, and for an all-around experience, the trip is so satisfying on many levels. First, I had always wanted to . . .

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