Book Excerpt: How to Fish Streamers for Trout


This fat rainbow fell for a Bunny Streamer fished with a fast retrieve on Colorado’s Yampa River.
Photo by Jay Nichols
Streamers can be fished just like nymphs and wet flies—across-stream, upstream, and downstream. Streamers will take fish all of these ways, even dead-drifted directly . . .
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Podcast: The Feather Thief, with Kirk Johnson

I occasionally receive a fishing book that really strikes my fancy as being totally original, and last winter I was lucky enough to get an advance copy of The Feather Thief, by Kirk . . .
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Book Excerpt: How to Tie and Fish the Busted Stone

Written by: Rich Strolis
Merging natural with synthetic materials, the Busted Stone offers a great imitation of these rather complex insects.
Stoneflies will forever be one of my favorite insects to replicate and fish. Some species grow large, making them a joy to fish as you can see them easily on the surface of the water, and due to. . .
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Podcast: Twelve Tips on Fishing Hatches that Might Surprise You

This week, I take a break from interviews and do a podcast like we did in the old days by interviewing myself. It’s a shameless plug for my newest book, The Orvis Guide to Hatch Strategies: . . .
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“Literary Treasures” by William G. Tapply


Bill Tapply fishes one of his beloved Montana spring creeks.
Photo via williamgtapply.com
“The literature of angling falls into two genres: the instructional and the devotional,” wrote William Humphrey in his satirical little novel My Moby Dick. “The former is written by fishermen who. . .
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Video: Tom Introduces His New Book!

A new Tom Rosenbauer book about fly fishing is certainly something to celebrate, and the man himself has made a video introducing Fly Fishing For Trout - The Next Level. From his home . . .
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Check Out This Seminal Book in the History of American Fly Fishing Online, for Free!

Yesterday, I discovered that the Internet Archive—non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, and more—contains a full copy of the first book by our founder, . . .
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Q&A With Kirk Werner, the Man Behind Olive the Woolly Bugger

Artist Kirk Werner shares his love of fly fishing and conservation with kids. Photo courtesy Kirk Werner
Kirk Werner’s first two books for children—Olive the Little Woolly Bugger and Olive and the Big Stream—were first published in 2007. Since then, a third . . .
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