Written by: John Way, The Tackle Shop
Guide Mike Elliott, who works for the author, releases a stunning Madison brown trout.Photo by Tom Evenson
June in Montana is a special time—not quite summer yet, but not spring. It’s sort of an in-between time, when you can expect snow one day and 70 and sunny the next. An epic battle between. . .
In this week’s video from Tightline Productions, Tim shares a great attractor nymph that’s designed to work pretty much anywhere trout swim. It’s a variation of the Sexy Walt’s created by Dave . . .
A while ago, we posted an article by Tom Rosenbauer. about fishing big streamers during the high, cold water of early spring. In his discussion on choosing patterns, Tom argued that “flies that . . .
It’s Trico time in much of the country, and fishing these tiny bugs (genus: Tricorythodes) can be frustrating, especially when the fish get selective. The late Al Miller fished the Tricos on Pennsylvania’s. . .
Written by: Chuck Hawkins, Hawkins Outfitters
Chuck Hawkins loves the variety of fishing opportunities in his native Michigan.
Photo courtesy Chuck Hawkins
Kirk Deeter, writer for the Field and Stream blog, once said that he believes that Michigan is the top fly-fishing state in the union. One of the main reasons he believes this is that tremendous diversity of. . .
John Herzer of Blackfoot River Outfitters samples a Skwala. He claims they are very tasty.
Photo by Tom Rosenbauer
“Embrace the worm” is what my friend John Herzer of Blackfoot River Outfitters in Missoula always tells me. Every year, when we have our Orvis Guide Rendezvous and Down the Hatch. . .
Written by: Jaason Pruett, The Lodge at Palisades Creek
The South Fork of the Snake is an extremely productive fishery, offering native Snake River cutthroats, rainbows, cutt-bows, and browns. We often catch fish over 20 inches, but most. . .
Brillon doesn’t judge flies by their looks; he wants to know how they perform on the water.
Photo courtesy Shawn Brillon
“Here, I’ve got something to show you,” says Shawn Brillon, the man who chooses which new fly patterns will make it into the Orvis collection. “Wait until you see my most recent submission.”
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. . .
Hendrickson season will soon be upon us in the East and Midwest, so here are three great videos from the folks at Tightline Productions to help you get ready. First is some cool footage that. . .