When you’re fishing clear water in times of prolonged drought, trout are very likely to have seen pressure. Typically, anglers use larger flies that cause enough surface disturbance that trout . . .
In this great video, Amelia Jensen shows great technique for catching big trout with a fly rod in small streams. It’s not so much about what she says, as what she does that teaches so much. Notice . . .
This week’s Master Class is about fishing nymphs with droppers when trout are not feeding on the surface but also aren’t holding in deep runs. This is a great technique when there is a sparse . . .
When I’m giving presentations on reading the water, I often get questioning looks when I say that trout are more likely to feed in front of rocks than behind them. In this video, Dave and Amelia . . .
This week for “Master Class Monday”—our new feature about taking your fly fishing skills to the next level—Pete Kutzer demonstrates a quick-and-dirty way to make the wraps for creating . . .
One of the most common questions I get on the podcast is about casting big flies. People think they are doing something wrong when casting huge streamers because they can’t get the . . .
During winter and early spring, your best bet for finding feeding trout is in slower water. In slow currents, trout sometimes cruise because the current does not bring them enough food. Having . . .
This week for “Master Class Monday”—our new feature about taking your fly fishing skills to the next level—Pete Kutzer demonstrates the slim beauty knot. It was developed by noted . . .