Catching Picky Cutthroat on Dry Flies

Big cutthroat in Yellowstone

This post was last updated on July 16th, 2021 at 11:37 amThis summer I was fishing for ultra picky trout in Yellowstone park and I realized I had never written an article about how to catch picky cutthroat trout specifically. We have all seen pods of big picky trout that seem impossible to catch, but … Read more

Midge Fly Rods – Facts and Fiction

About midge rods

Why Do I Need A Special Rod for Midges? The bottom line when it comes to midges is that they are usually very small. Small hooks and light tippets means lighter rods will be required. A size 20 hook will not have the holding power of a size 12—you just can’t get enough meat in … Read more

Best Kids Fly Fishing Rod

Choosing a kids fly rod

This post was last updated on October 24th, 2021 at 09:37 pmA kids fly fishing rod should not be the same as yours, because learning to fish with a powerful stiff fly rod is not ideal for everyone. In this post we’ll talk about the features that make for the best kids fly fishing rod, … Read more

How Graphite Fly Rods are Made

How graphite fly rods are made

If you are anything like me, you get curious about how various things are made. I wondered for years about how exactly graphite was so perfectly formed into the fly rods that we use. The process is very interesting, yet not quite as complex as you might imagine.  In the following video, we will see … Read more

How To Find Discount Fly Rods

Sage rod for sale on ebay deeply discounted

If you have ever done some shopping for fly rods, you have certainly noticed that some high end rods are extremely pricey. However it is possible to get smoking deals on used gear of all types. Ebay Probably the best place to search for high end used gear is Ebay. You can get drastic discounts … Read more