Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Almost every fly fisher loves to fish dry flies when the opportunity presents itself. The game is of course to see a surface-feeding trout, and to present a fly as naturally as possible. This requires that the fly drift at the same speed as the water in which it sits. But […]
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Presentation is where “the rubber hits the road”, or perhaps “where the fly hits the water”. It begins as one approaches a stream, and encompasses selection of a section of water to fish, locating a fish, selecting a fly, and finding the best place from which to make the all-important first cast. The articles also include in-depth discussions of fly fishing techniques, including casting for better presentation, use of floating and sinking lines, and fishing with dry flies, emergers, wet flies and streamers.
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Fly Fishing Tricos – a Great Summer Hatch Fly fishers who live near a stream boasting tricos are indeed fortunate. The trico hatch is the longest lasting mayfly hatch, and one of the longest lasting hatches of any of the aquatic insects. They begin to hatch in early-summer, and continue to […]
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn It’s my observation that the average fly fisher does not understand and utilize the varied opportunities to fish emergers. Emergers are an important part of a trout’s diet, especially for large trout reluctant to come to the water’s surface. Their presence heralds the onset of a hatch, and they continue to be […]
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Whenever I’m scouting a new trout stream, one of the types of water I look for is the riffle. Why? Well, to paraphrase the famous bank robber Willie Sutton, I want to fish riffles “because that’s where the fish are”! In this article, “Fly Fishing the Riffle”, I will describe the features […]
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This article begins my third year of writing articles regarding fly fishing for trout. To my surprise, I continue to find topics of interest. I think that this month’s article about wet flies is an especially fitting topic at this juncture. The wet fly is the artificial fly that started our […]