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Browsing the "Trouts" Tag

There isn’t a single good reason to not fish tube flies

Taking the step into tube fly tying couldn't cost more than $25 to $40. All feathers and fur are the same tying techniques. [...]

October 16, 2018 RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Creating weedguards

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

December 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Long rods for small streams

Long fly rods for small waters and small trouts are not a contrarian's view of fly fishing. If you think of the advantages, you may just convince yourself [...]

May 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly Fishing: The top topwater flies for summer

When going topwater during the hot summer days there's no mystery in where to cast: parallel to the bank in slow water, pool tailouts, marsh grass, tailing fish [...]

April 26, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

River & Dams: Conjoined for a reason, then forgotten

No better examples of the Industrial Revolution's environmental impact on fisheries of significance importance exists in U. S. than that of the damned rivers of the Northeast [...]

December 13, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Slide

Profile: Chuck Kraft on flies that score big in your away games

Chuck Kraft provides us with a different approach to flies. His flies are not at all typical. One violates every rule in the book and is a trout killer on Montana's Madison River [...]

September 2, 2016 Profile, RECENT, Slide

News: Parasite outbreak in Yellowstone River kills thousands of fish

Parasitic outbreaks are not new for cold water systems, but the added events of warmer water due to climate issues and lower water levels exacerbate probabilities of outbreaks [...]

August 22, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

The Nymphing Tool: This New Zealand strike indicator maybe the best yet

There are no weaknesses or kinks in the NZ Indicator system. It is 100% knotless, has no slippage, is easily adjusted to accommodate depths, and is easily removed. [...]

March 7, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: RIO’s well timed intro of Skagit Trout Max line

The Skagit Trout Max can also be used on single-handed rods, and RIO recommends stepping up 3 rods sizes to match appropriately. [...]

October 2, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Feature Story: Tailwaters 101

When Lake Lanier gets too much water from rain the Corps of Engineers (COE), managers of the dam, signal impending releases [...]

July 7, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide