Written by: Kip Vieth,
Wildwood Float Trips
Kip Vieth chases smallmouths as much as he can in Minnesota.
Photo courtesy Kip Vieth
Nothing beats catching a smallmouth bass on a topwater presentation. If you have been a smallmouth angler for any length. . .
Quite a while ago, we featured a video by our friend Zach Matthews, editor of
The Itinerant Angler website and host of the podcast of the same name, about how to set up a trout reel. This. . . Read More
Written by: Kaitlin Groundwater,
Madison Valley Ranch
Don’t let anything get between you and having a great time on your fly-fishing trip.
Photo courtesy Madison Valley Ranch
As a lifetime traveling fly angler, who now works in the fly-fishing travel industry, I have both experienced and observed several situations that can easily make or break a fly fishing. . .
The New Fly Fisher host Rebekka Redd with a fine pike.
The folks at
The New Fly Fisher television show have put together a great collection of short video tips, covering topics from small-stream trout to big-lake bass to pike and musky. Here’s a. . . Read More
Juan Ramirez is a longtime guide and fly tier on Colorado’s Front Range
Photo via The Hopper Juan
Juan Ramirez grew up in northern New Mexico, fishing the small streams and creeks of the Sangre De Cristos. In 1997, he made the switch to fly fishing, and he has never looked back. Over the. . .
This week, I have been asked to narrow my fly selection to three nymphs, dry flies, emergers, and streamers with one hand tied behind my back because the guy who wrote the question said. . .
Written by: John Way,
The Tackle Shop
Guide “Dirty” Mike Elliott shows off a sweet spring Madison River rainbow.
Photo courtesy The Tackle Shop
Spring in Southwest Montana can be special time. The rivers are awakening, and the fish are hungry for the first significant food of the year. Also, it is a great time to fish, as most of the. . .
In this episode we explore the topic of whether you should fish upstream or down, not only what direction you should move but also which way you present your fly. The podcast will tell you. . .
Yesterday, someone posted this question to the
Orvis Fly Fishing Facebook page: “Hey guys, do I really need 8 feet of combined leader and tippet line?” Newer anglers are often not sure how long their leader should be for a specific situation, so. . . Read More
This week, Tom interviews his boss, Orvis CEO Perk Perkins, about leaders. Don’t let the CEO title fool you; the guy knows his stuff. Also, Tom answers lots of your questions in the. . .