Video Pro Tips: How to Make an Overhead Mend

Winter is a great time to work on your technical nymphing game. Using smaller flies and thinner tippets can create multiple challenges, not the least of which is getting a size 20 nymph down into the strike zone–and keeping it. . .

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Tuesday Tip #2: Long- vs Short-Line Nymphing

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We all wish we could fish dry flies or strip streamers this time of year, but the reality is that, day in and day out, nymph fishing is the most reliable way to catch trout. How you choose to nymph depends on the type of water you’re fishing. Here’s a quick explanation of the differences between nymphing up close with a short line, and casting with an indicator on bigger water.

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