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Add a streamer jig to your Euro rig

Following Lance Egan's advice on the best way to go about nymphing is like betting on the horses after the race - you can't lose. [...]

March 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Nymph fishing in layman’s terms

Lance Eagan knows nymphing. Combined, he's been in the guiding business and fly shop business for 25 years and he's a born teacher. [...]

March 6, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Euro-nymphing explained

Called “euro nymphing” in angling circles, this extremely effective technique grew from the rules found in competition fly fishing. [...]

February 26, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

Nymphing spring runoff. Yes, they can see it

One of the most critical elements in Drop Shot rigging and nymphing in general, is keeping the flies in a trout’s feeding window. [...]

February 21, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Quickest setup to nymph at any depth

Indicators are fly fishing cool, but the Thingamastopper and the Thingamabobber are so much more sensitive - you can react to unfelt mouthing [...]

February 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Single fly nymphing is easier than you may think

Nymphing has been around for quite a while. It has enjoyed a recent surge of both employment and new names: bobbing, European nymphing, dropper nymphing and a few more. It is not complicated [...]

May 27, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: Domenick Swentosky with a point of view on droppers

Instead of attaching the extra tippet to the bend or the eye of a fly, I attach it around the mainline. This gives me the freedom to slide the trailer line up and out of the way so that I [...]

April 15, 2016 Opinion, 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

Tips & Tactics: More about spring runoff, high water and the need for a short game

The best techniques for nymphing are simple. A two fly rig has a near the bottom nymph and the dropper 16-to 18-inches above that to catch trout targeting emergers. [...]

February 8, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics