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Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Stillwater Trout

Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Stillwater Trout

Written by: Drew Rodden, North Park Anglers Drew Rodden shows off a gorgeous stillwater rainbow from Colorado.Photo courtesy Drew Rodden I [...]
Pro Tips: How to Fly Fish for Longnose Gar

Pro Tips: How to Fly Fish for Longnose Gar

Written by: Drew Price Drew Price with his personal-best longnose gar, which measured 48 inches long.Photo courtesy Drew Price The first time I [...]
How to Create a Persuasive Image of a Sulfur

How to Create a Persuasive Image of a Sulfur

Written by: Ted Fauceglia A newly hatched sulfur rides the surface of a Pennsylvania stream.Photos by Ted Fauceglia [Editor’s note: For man [...]
Guys and Dolls: How to Match the Hendrickson Hatch(es)

Guys and Dolls: How to Match the Hendrickson Hatch(es)

Written by: Ted Fauceglia The female dun is lighter and larger than the male, and the trout will often key on one or the other.All photos by [...]
Classic Pro Tip: How to Fish High, Off-Color Water

Classic Pro Tip: How to Fish High, Off-Color Water

Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Co. Gerry shows off one of many trout that fell for a jigged nymph during high water.Photo by Tim Li [...]
Classic Pro Tips: Spring Fishing is Great, But Don’t Tread on Redds

Classic Pro Tips: Spring Fishing is Great, But Don’t Tread on Redds

Written by: Chris Strainer, Crosscurrents Fly Shop Be on the lookout for rainbow trout redds when you are wading.Photo by Montana Fish, Wildlife [...]
5 Tips for Taking a Kid on a Guided Trip

5 Tips for Taking a Kid on a Guided Trip

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips That big smile suggests that this youngster is hooked for life.Photos by Kip Vieth This is the [...]
Sorting It All Out – Orvis News

Sorting It All Out – Orvis News

Written by: Debra Carr Brox March is the time for spring cleaning. Getting my fly boxes in order is a monumental task.Photo by Debra Carr Brox E [...]
Pro Tips: 5 Keys to Early-Season Smallmouth Success

Pro Tips: 5 Keys to Early-Season Smallmouth Success

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips The author’s son, Truman, with a fine early-season bronzeback.Photo by Kip Vieth Winter is the [...]
Classic Essay: Finding Your Fly Fishing Equilibrium

Classic Essay: Finding Your Fly Fishing Equilibrium

Written by: Lee Terkel All photos by Lee Terkel So this is the view from my office. Through most of the day, I am a pretty focused employee and t [...]
Pro Tips: What Kind of First-Aid Kit Should You Carry?

Pro Tips: What Kind of First-Aid Kit Should You Carry?

Written by: Mike Tayloe, Finns West When an injury occurs in the field, it pays to have the proper tools and materials.Photo via Finns West [...]
Pro Tips: How to Set the Hook While Nymphing

Pro Tips: How to Set the Hook While Nymphing

Written by: Geoff Stevens I recently had the honor of taking a fellow guide and his wife on a trip for large rainbows. He was a top-notch [...]
5 Tips for Preparing Your Lines and Reels for a New Season

5 Tips for Preparing Your Lines and Reels for a New Season

Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Co. Spend a few minutes giving your reel and line a tune-up. . .or you might live to regret it.Photo [...]
Classic Winter Pattern: Josh’s Reaper Midge

Classic Winter Pattern: Josh’s Reaper Midge

Written by: Josh Williams Winter trout often key on midges near or on the surface.All photos by Josh Williams Winter fishing in tailwaters can b [...]
Classic Pro Tips: How to Teach a Kid to Fish

Classic Pro Tips: How to Teach a Kid to Fish

Written by: Paul Fersen Who needs a trout when a creek chub can elicit a smile like that?Photo of Brennon Hill by Jon Hill For those of us [...]
Pro Tips: Top 5 Late Winter/Early Spring Nymphs

Pro Tips: Top 5 Late Winter/Early Spring Nymphs

Written by: John Way, The Tackle Shop The early season is a great time to catch trout on nymphs.Photo by John Way The later sunlight this [...]
Classic Pro Tips: What Makes Good Stream Etiquette?

Classic Pro Tips: What Makes Good Stream Etiquette?

Written by: Bill Cairns Bill Cairns was a pioneer in fly-fishing instruction and a Master Caster. [Editor’s note: Reader Jeffrey Harris sent in [...]
How to Tie and Fish Soft Hackles for More Trout

How to Tie and Fish Soft Hackles for More Trout

Written by: By Andrew Grillos, Montana Angler Soft Hackles come in a wide variety of colors and materials.All photos courtesy Montana Angler [...]
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