Tightline-Nymphing Tips: When in Doubt, Drag ‘Em

In fast-water stretches, it pays to err on the side of too much tension on your nymphs.
Photos by George Daniel
Nymphing without an indicator can be a challenge, especially when you’re fishing turbulent water where micro currents are moving in different directions. Some currents may be moving . . .

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Classic Pro Tips: How to Fish Streamers in Small Waters


By adjusting your presentation, you can catch good trout on streamers in even small creeks and brooks.
Photo by Phil Monahan

In its most basic form, fishing for trout with streamers is one of the easier ways to catch fish with a fly rod: you simply cast across the river or across-and-downstream and then strip the fly back as. . .

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Ask the Experts: Streamside Etiquette

As outdoor activities continue to surge in popularity, a lot of new anglers have hit the water this season. But unlike in decades past, when newbies were more likely to rely on an experienced mentor to show them around. . .

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Video Pro Tips: A Better Way to Swing Wet Flies and Streamers

A lot of anglers know that swinging wet flies and streamers can be a very effective way to catch trout, but in this video, Joe Rotter from Red’s Fly Shop argues that most fly fishermen are doing it wrong. Sure, covering water is important, but you also want . . .

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Podcast: Carp and Eels Down Under, with Angus Reynolds

This week, we take a trip Down Under to talk to Australian guide Angus Reynolds. He customarily guides trout anglers, but because of the recurring drought in Australia, Angus has been pursuing alternate species, and carp are one of his major . . .

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