Podcast: Tom’s 10 Excuses for Getting Skunked and What You Can Learn from Them


This week, based on my experience of getting skunked trout fishing, I thought I would give you 10 reasons for striking out. I mainly concentrate on early-season fishing, but these excuses are also good any time during the season!

In the Fly Box section we talk about:

  • over-lining fly rods,
  • barbless hooks,
  • laying fish on the grass to photograph them,
  • matching leader with rod length,
  • rod and blank weights,
  • and some other fun stuff.

Questions this week came from as far away as Australia and the UK, and as close as Connecticut.

Click the play button above to listen, or click here.



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Podcast: Tom’s 10 Excuses for Getting Skunked and What You Can Learn from Them


This week, based on my experience of getting skunked trout fishing, I thought I would give you 10 reasons for striking out. I mainly concentrate on early-season fishing, but these excuses are also good any time during the season!

In the Fly Box section we talk about:

  • over-lining fly rods,
  • barbless hooks,
  • laying fish on the grass to photograph them,
  • matching leader with rod length,
  • rod and blank weights,
  • and some other fun stuff.

Questions this week came from as far away as Australia and the UK, and as close as Connecticut.

Click the play button above to listen, or click here.

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