Video: How to Tie Flies with Foam

The latest how-to fly-tying video from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions is chock-full of tips and tricks that will make working with foam much easier. If you love making high-floating flies, terrestrials, attractor patterns, etc., then you’ll probably want . . .

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Is an Aggressive Dog a Reflection of its Owner?

The answer is yes. According to researchers from Michigan State University, dogs with aggressive or anxious temperaments often have owners with negative personality traits. And on the flip side, the 2019 study found outgoing and active people tend to have dogs with energetic and gregarious personalities to match.

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Video: How to Prospect for Trout, with Tom Rosenbauer

When you’re fishing a freestone stream, there are lots of places where trout could hold, but knowing which are the best lies will save you lots of time and help you catch more fish. In this classic video from “The New Fly Fisher,” Tom Rosenbauer walks . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Catch Bass from Tough Structure

In this great video, Conway Bowman shows how to catch largemouth bass in “bad neighborhoods,” by making accurate casts right into the holding area. Be prepared to get snagged or caught on rocks, but that’s simply the price you pay for getting down and . . .

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Video: How to Choose Deer Hair for Comparaduns III

Do you struggle to tie Comparadun wings? It might be the deer hair you’re using. Three weeks ago, Tim discussed what kinds of hair generally works best, and then he covered hair length, alignment, tips, and color banding. Here, for deer hunters and . . .

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Master Class Monday: How to Fish Dry Flies Over Gravel Runs

Long gravel runs often look like featureless water that doesn’t offer a lot of structure to hold trout. In this week’s Master Class Monday video, Dave and Amelia Jensen explain how these stretches can actually provide great dry-fly fishing under the . . .

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Hawk Lake Lodge, Day Three: Teeth and Mouths

After two days of fantastic smallmouth fishing at Hawk Lake Lodge, we decided to head for a smaller lake known for its great pike population. Sandy and I once again teamed up with guide Jeff Blum for a very short boat ride, followed by a hike to . . .

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