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Is it time to teach the old dog a new trick – snap roll?

The whole idea is not to have the fly and fly line hit the water at the same time. Kur-plunk is bad when fishing risers, and not too good ever. [...]

July 29, 2019 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Jigged “Euro Streamer” with Lance Egan

Lance Egan is a Team USA member. His inventions: Frenchie, Red Dart, and Rainbow Warrior. "Modern Nymphing” is the best ever on Euro-nymphing. [...]

March 12, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Atlanta’s rare trait: year round trout fishing

Steve Hudson has become one of the South's most heralded outdoor writers - trout fishing, fly tying, and hiking the riverine parks and Blue Ridge Mountains. [...]

October 23, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Carp Crack, a fly pattern that plays well on gameday

The fly pattern Jean-Paul Lipton created, Carp Crack, first appeared in “Orvis Beginner Guide to Carp Flies” in 2015. I think it’s an 8 sleeper fly.    [...]

August 28, 2018 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide

Too hot to trout fish? Try the mountains’ brookies

Brook trout havens are guarded secrets - like bank vault combinations. A brook trout stream could so quickly be overharvested - ruined by the thoughtless. [...]

August 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Sculpin with a track record

This fly met critical criteria: It catches trouts and bass, it's easy to tie and not a bear to cast. The tube verison didn't seem to be mo-betta. [...]

August 14, 2018 RECENT, Slide

The trouble with fishing vests, a saltwater angler butts in

The more spartan we are about the accouterments we stuff into our fishing vest, the easier it is to find what we want when we want it while also reducing weight. [...]

June 19, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

He killed a trout and no mea culpa. Hang him?

Catching one trout to eat during a season is not a bad thing. Just remember, don't kill that big one, let moma breed some more. She's got what it takes. [...]

June 14, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Don’t complain. Fish in the rain.

Compared to the middle of the streams waterflow, the water directly adjacent to the banks may be a little bit clearer and will usually be a bit slower too. [...]

May 29, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly fishing metro-Atlanta. The “Hootch” could be America’s best-kept secret

Stay in the Atlanta and fly fish 48 miles of continuous and exceptional trout water. Big browns and healthy rainbows feast year-round on hatches in cold water. [...]

February 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide