Video: Top 5 Flies for January 2019

This month's "Top 5" video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver features guide Danny Strine, filmmaker Ivan Orsic, and Josh Graffam fishing the Arkansas Pueblo Tailwater. The patterns they choose are pretty darned small, so practice tying knots . . .
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Classic Pro Tips: How to Layer for Warmth and Comfort

Written by: Tim Daughton
Moisture-management is an important part of staying warm in winter, so proper layering is essential. Photo courtesy Josh Duchateau, Firehole Ranch
[Editor's Note: With winter fly fishing in full swing in many parts of the country and plenty more cold weather on the horizon, it seems a good time to revisit this great advice from Tim Daughton.] The advent of breathable waders a couple of decades ago has helped to make the majority of our wader-adorned fishing experiences much more enjoyable. Gone are the days of vulcanized . . .
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Classic Pro Tips: How to Catch Trout in Winter

This Henrys Fork rainbow trout is worth cold hands and feet. Photo by Mike Dawes, World Cast Anglers
The very first winter trout I ever caught came from the Musconetcong River in Hackettstown, New Jersey, more than 20 years ago. I didn’t really believe it would happen and was completely. . .
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Classic Tips: 5 Keys to Winter Streamer Fishing

Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Co.
Linehan Outfitting Company guide Sam Stevenson with a thick Kootenai winter bow. Photo courtesy Linehan Outfitting Company
If you're heading out on the river to fish streamers in winter, you need to think a little differently. Here are a few of my best tips for adjusting tactics to score when the mercury is low: . . .
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Ask the Experts: Where Do You Look for Winter Trout?

This Henrys Fork rainbow trout is worth cold hands and feet. Photo by by Mike Dawes, World Cast Anglers
Last year, we introduced a new weekly “Ask the Experts” Column and asked you to pose some questions for our panel of experts. This question comes from an anonymous reader, who . . .
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Podcast: Pat Dorsey on Fishing Early-Spring Midges in Tailwaters

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In this week’s podcast, I have the pleasure of picking Pat Dorsey’s brain on winter and early-spring midge fishing in tailwaters. Pat is one of our foremost experts on fishing with small flies, and he . . .
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Classic Podcast: Tim Flagler on Winter Fly Patterns and Trout Tactics

By very popular demand, this week I have Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions as my guest, and we ramble about—guess what?—fly tying. But not only tying. In fact, I think we talk as much. . .
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Classic Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Winter Trout in the Pacific Northwest

Written by: Stefan Woodruff, Ellensburg Angler
Winter fishing in the PNW involves going tiny with midges or going big with streamers. Photo courtesy Ellensburg Angler
For most, winter fly fishing in the Pacific Northwest revolves around one species: winter steelhead. And while chasing chrome-bright fish in swollen coastal rivers can be a challenging and . . .
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