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    Flyfishing bluegill

    Bluegill Fishing with Flies

    Bluegill Fishing with A Fly Rod As you are probably aware; bluegill are found in nearly every lake and pond in the US, so it makes perfect sense to...

    Powerbait for trout fishing

    Using Powerbait to Catch Trout

    Berkely power bait has a place in everyone’s tackle box. While I almost always concentrate on fly fishing on this website, I have decided to give the conventional fisherman...

    Lahontan species of cutthroat

    World Record Cutthroat Trout

    It was December 1st 1925 when John Skimmerhorn landed a massive lahontan strain cutthroat out of Pyramid lake in Nevada. The Fish weighed in at 41 pounds even. Making...

    A cutthroat that was hard to see underwater without glasses

    Beginners Tips For Spotting Fish

    For some people seeing fish in the water is second nature, for others it seems like an impossible task. Frankly seeing fish like a fishing guide will take practice,...

    Funny fishing story

    Special Surprise Found in the Net

    A few years ago I went fishing with a couple buddies and a very odd thing took place. This is the story as I recall it: It all started...

    Quick fly rod tips

    3 Quick Fly Fishing Rod Tricks that Will Make your Life Easier

    There are a lot of tips you can use while fishing that will make your days on the water much easier and efficient. I will outline here some tips...

    Blood knot

    Blood Knot or Surgeons Loop?

    Tying 2 lines together is mandatory in fly fishing. Whether you are tying on a little tippet to make your small fly presentation more low key, or just creating...

    Coloring the parachute of a small dry fly can make it much more visible from a distance.

    Tips to Help you See Your Dry Flies On the Water

    Whether your eyes are showing signs of age, you are simply being forced by the trout to cast ridiculously small flies (or both), these small tricks will help you...

    Feathers from chickens used to tie flies are known as "hackles"

    Types of Hackle and Fly Tying Feathers

    Put most simply, hackles are feathers that are used to make fly fishing ties. These feathers are used to make flies that either sink under water or float on...

  • Catch and Release

    Catch and Release for trout.

    Why Should I Catch and Release?

    An Overview of Why Catching and Releasing Trout Is a Very Good Thing There’s a lot of reasons people decide to catch and keep trout. I remember being about...

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