In late summer, many of the valley rivers in Southwestern Vermont get low and warm. That’s when I head for the hills, by which I mean the Green Mountains. This beautiful stretch of the Appalachians is veined by tumbling freestone streams that are home to native brook trout, as well as the occasional brown that … Continue reading “Phil’s Top 10 Dry Flies for Mountain Streams”
Written by: Mike Lembke, Wollaston Lake Lodge
If you’re chucking the right flies, you can land huge northerns on a fly rod.
Photo courtesy Wollaston Lake Lodge
Over the last 25 years of chasing giant pike with a fly rod, I’ve learned a lot about what makes these creatures tick. I spent the first nine of those years as a fishing client of my favorite place and. . .
Written by: Drew Rodden, North Park Anglers
Drew Rodden shows off a gorgeous stillwater rainbow from Colorado.
Photo courtesy Drew Rodden
I grew up fishing with conventional tackle for warmwater species around Missouri. But spending my Saturday mornings watching fishing shows on TV, I began to take an interest in fly. . .
Written by: Joe Buntom, Deep Water Cay
Angler Rory MacKay shows off a 15.44-pound bonefish, a Deep Water Cay Lodge record caught in June 2015.
Photo courtesy Deep Water Cay
Deep Water Cay, located on the east end of Grand Bahama Island, is surrounding by nearly 250 square miles of pristine flats, creeks, and channels that hold some of the biggest bonefish, . . .
Written by: Kati Rouse, Rouse Fly Fishing
Kati and her husband, Jamie, throwing streamers on a sunny early winter afternoon.
Photo courtesy Rouse Fly Fishing
Here in the Ozarks, our winters are pretty mild. Unless we are in the middle of a cold snap, our lows stay around freezing and our highs are in the upper forties, and sometimes warmer. Luckily, all of our big fisheries are . . .
Written by: Joe Demalderis, Cross Current Guide Service and Outfitters
Capt. Joe Demalderis (left) and his fellow guides offer ten patterns for winter on their home waters.
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Winter in the northeast and on the waters I call home, the Upper Delaware System, can vary greatly in conditions. Where you can legally fish is also a consideration, with many waters closed to fishing to protect spawning trout, so always be certain to . . .
Written by: Brown Hobson, Brown Trout Fly Fishing
This winter rainbow came from the Wautauga River.
Photo courtesy Brown Hobson
Winter fishing in the Southeast isn’t what it is in the rest of the country. We are blessed with average lows in the high 20s and average highs in the upper 40s. That still puts average water. . .
Written by: John Packer, Fly Fishing Outfitters
Fall is a great time to catch colored-up brown trout in Colorado.
Photo courtesy John Packer
As the days begin to get shorter and nights cooler, many Colorado anglers start to think more about elk and deer than about trout. But there’s still some fantastic fishing to be had, and now . . .
Yesterday, Tom Rosenbauer hosted a Facebook Live session on his favorite patterns for catching trout in the fall. Since not everyone has Facebook–and so you don’t have to rewatch that lo-res compressed Facebook video–here’s an . . .
Capt. Joe Demalderis (left) has trouble deciding on just ten patterns for fall on his home waters.
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On the Upper Delaware system, fall is a bittersweet time of year for me. Bitter in so far as the season is coming to an all too quick close; sweet because the river lights up again like a final hurrah and . . .