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All pescados love this leech

A leech, like this Balanced Leech-CBO pattern by Phil Rowley, will harvest year in and year out in saltwater and freshwater. [...]

November 27, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Profile: Henry Cowen, Georgia carpin’

Fly fishing for carp has long past new rage animal to cast to, but there are still many pages to be learned about this fish that is more like a redfish than bonefish [...]

November 22, 2017 Fly Fishing, Profile, RECENT, Slide

Advice: Want a little carp catching insurance from the ‘riffle’ folks?

Catching carp has two scenarios. One, search cast in a place they are known to be. Two, site fish for them, which requires the same skills as catching a wary redfish [...]

August 26, 2016 Advice, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Fly Fishing: It was a nice summer day in 1450, and the carp were biting

So, where did fly fishing for carp begin? Well, it began in 1450 (or before?) in Upper Austria by a Benedictine monk. Now that's a tidbit that could even stump Lefty Kreh, maybe [...]

July 11, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

At The Vise: Barry’s Carp Bitter

Barry’s Carp Bitter can be tied in Olive, Rusty, Brown, Claret and my favorite color Mango! It has the right profile, weight, wiggle and color to fool picky carp. [...]

June 8, 2016 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Feature Story: Start carping, they’re playing in water near you

Carp spend an inordinate amount of time foraging and seem to be perpetually hungry. Carp are not the selective feeders that some would have you believe. [...]

June 7, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Weed guards should never be underemployed

Weed guards have no sex appeal, but they sure get the job done when called for, like structures, cover, heavy flats cover and popping a fly of a bank or lily pad, It is the best [...]

March 16, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly Tying: The most popular carp fly is easy to tie

The Backstabber Carp Fly is quickly becoming the most popular commercially tied carp fly. It works and I like that. It's a buggy critter. Fine forage for carp. [...]

January 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Fishing: Land More Carp on the Mulberry Hatch

Use the element of stealth - fuorocarbon leader is a must for mulberries. Even though you’re mimicking an inanimate food source, natural drifts count [...]

June 1, 2015 Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Video: Editorial on bow fishing for carp and leaving them to rot

This disturbing video from Fly-Carpin is worth a look. We need to be stewards of our fisheries and speak up about rampant neglect. [...]

June 5, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos