Tuesday Tips: How to Set Up a Nymph Rig

The folks at Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver have launched an educational video series hosted by director of education and guide Courtney Despos–who appeared on Tom Rosenbauer’s podcast last year–who walks you through . . .

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Meet the Winner of Our “Local Slam” Contest

As part of this year’s “20 Days in September” photo contest, we introduced a new category: The Local Slam. Given that most people are sticking close to home this year, we wanted to give anglers a chance to explore nearby waters . . .

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Master Class Monday: How to Fish Up to a Rising Trout

When you spot a rising trout, your first impulse may be to try to catch it immediately, but that’s not always the correct decision. In this great episode of “Master Class Monday” from Jensen Fly Fishing, Amelia Jensen shows you how . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Fish Undercut Banks

Big trout love holding against undercut banks, which offer protection from predators and strong currents plus easy access to a steady supply of food. But catching these fish is not always easy. The keys are to take up the proper . . .

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Classic Video: Toe to Toe with Trout


Marty and guide Chris Taylor celebrate another rainbow trout from the San Juan.

If you think that fly fishing is a difficult sport, check out this inspirational video about a woman named Marty Loudder–an associate dean and professor of accounting at Texas A&M–who decided to . . .

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Photos and Story: Rocky Mountain Girls Expedition 2020

July 2020 marked the first ever all girls Lillard Fly Fishing Expedition. Plans had been made, permits procured, girls signed up, and then, you guessed it, Coronavirus happened. Some new plans and precautions had to be drawn up, and the trip . . .

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Video: The Greatest Gift

Here’s an absolutely gorgeous video about a man’s love for his home water and his desire to share the magic with the next generation–his daughter, Amelia. Paul Weiss does a great job of . . .

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