People often worry about catching big trout on light fly rods. In this great video, Dave Jensen shows just how much pressure you can put on a 5-weight fly rod, a 4X tippet, and a size 14 dry fly. Dave . . .
In fly fishing, sometimes you need to be as stealthy as possible, especially when trout are visible in the water. In those situations when a strike indicator would spook trout, you need special . . .
There are reaches of a stream or river that appear lifeless, barren. But if you look around, allow things to unfold, and really look closely in what has to be prime trout habitat, you’ll likely see . . .
Sometimes it’s all about being in the right place at the right time. But smart fly fishers read the water and look for trout feeding on nymphs and dry flies in very discrete places on a river or pond. It’s . . .
Fly fishing can often be spectacular when the water is slightly dirty, so don’t give up just because conditions aren’t crystal clear. In this great video, Dave Jensen gives us some solid tips on how. . .
You can waste a lot of time fishing over trout that have been spooked (and are thus not feeding), but sometimes they surprise us, and persistence can pay off. Watch as Amelia Jensen works a large . . .
Successful fly fishing in lakes for trout is often a matter of finding the food supply. The food is typically in shallow water along the edges, and this video shows you how to find these edges . . .
Knowing how a trout uses its lateral line can help interest trout in your dry fly or nymph. The lateral line is not just important for night-feeding or for avoiding predators. Trout use this sense while . . .
Knowing when it’s a waste of time to continue fishing for a trout is as important as knowing where to cast. By reading a trout’s body language, you can gauge if the fish will take your nymph or dry . . .
You won’t find numerous trout feeding every time you fish a trout stream, but you do run into this situation, there are ways to find the one trout that is more likely to take your fly. Dave Jensen . . .