Wednesday Wake-Up Call 02.16.22

Today’s Wake-Up Call is devoted to the important legislation pending in Florida, which threatens Everglades-restorations efforts by deprioritizing the EAA Reservoir project south of Lake Okeechobee and by changing the . . .

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Pro Tips: Top 5 Late Winter/Early Spring Nymphs

Written by: John Way, The Tackle Shop


The later sunlight is a great time to catch trout on nymphs.
Photo by John Way

The January thaw this time of year makes everyone think winter is nearly over and gets the juices flowing for spring fishing. If you need to scratch the itch and get out on the great waters of . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Properly Net a Big Fish

It’s your biggest steelhead yet on the line, and to say you’re revved-up is a serious understatement. All the things that could wrong are pouring through your head. What should you do now? Answer: Listen to the person with net. . . .

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Video: A Primer on Synthetic Dubbing Materials

Previously, Tim has walked you through the options for natural dubbing materials, and here he takes you through some of the myriad choices of man-made stuff. There are so many different kinds of synthetic dubbing that Tim can’t name them all, so he . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Target Steelhead Around Boulders

One of the most important considerations for locating steelhead is finding structure. Sure, you see fish sitting out in the middle of pea gravel flats all the time, but that does nothing to narrow down your efforts. Instead, look for the obvious stuff when . . .

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