This is a dirty trick. Those that consider themselves “purists” should not try this at home…
Streamer fishing in this modern age usually provokes thoughts of 6 in. articulated monsters heaved at the bank and ripped back to the boat with ferocious intensity. What I am referring to is not this. I'm talking about tiny streamers. Things modern streamer anglers may scoff at.Read More
I like routine.
Knowing right where something should be and being able to access it easily makes life just a little nicer. I have plenty of systems in my fishing (and tying). These systems I have in place really help a lot in my fishing, as it provides you an extra edge by making you more efficient. As I once heard someone say, "There's fish in efficiency." It's a corny saying, but it's true…Read More
Typically when I picture small stream fishing, I envision a beautiful early summer morning casting dry flies to picture perfect brook trout. T-shirt weather where a lush baby green background contrasts the deep blue sky. If I listen, I can still hear the sound of water being interrupted only by the song of birds.
Winter is typically the complete opposite of this.
However, if you find the insatiable itch to get out on a new or a favorite small stream in the cold months of winter, you are not alone. I have gone out many, many times wandering the wilderness with numb hands, nose, and toes, and have picked up a few tricks that may help you find more success on the water when it’s not frozen over…Read More
"Getting a good drift is one of the most important aspects of fly fishing. You can have an exact imitation of the fly, the perfect rod and reel combo, a 100 dollar fly line, excellent sun light, or overcast day, and complete visibility of a fish, but you can still get it all wrong. Even without spooking the fish!
Your drift determines everything..."Read More