Why Do Fly Fishing Only Sections of River Exist?

Fly fishing only sign on the Madison river in Yellowstone.

Sometimes it might seem unfair and just plain wrong that sections of great trout rivers only allow fly fishing. Rest assured there is a logical explanation why fly fishing only and artificial lures only areas exist—in this post I’ll explain why. Why is Fly Fishing Better for the Fish? It’s simple really, when a trout … Read more

Special Surprise Found in the Net

Funny fishing story

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 out a normal day of steelhead and trout fishing in Michigan. We had stopped in to a small cafe for a truly huge breakfast and all … Read more

Fly Fishing Clothing

Fly fishing clothing choices

This post was last updated on June 1st, 2022 at 11:00 pm How Does Normal Clothing Differ From Fly Fishing Attire? Chances are you have seen the way fly fisherman choose to dress differently than most people, there is a good reason for that; every piece of clothing is optimized for a purpose in this … Read more

Trout Life Cycle

Alevin, or trout with the egg yolk still attached.

This post was last updated on September 1st, 2021 at 07:18 pmThe trout life cycle consists of eggs, Alevin, fry, juvenile trout then adult/breeding trout. Trout Life Cycle The Trout life cycle is fairly simple. I will break it down to the various parts here and explain a little about each cycle. The Eggs These … Read more

Best Trout Nets

An example of a great trout net, Gila trout photos, gila trout identification, gila trout fishing, gila trout pictures

This post was last updated on July 27th, 2021 at 08:03 pmStyles and Materials of Various Trout Nets This might seem like a mundane subject, but there are a lot of different net styles to choose from. Here I will go over some of the styles offered and why I have chosen the models that … Read more

Red Bull EBT Approved

red bull and welfare

Why Can People Buy Red Bull on Food Stamps? This is a pretty irrelevant post to the overall subject matter of this website, but I need to share it. I simply don’t understand why the government would allow people to buy energy drinks with tax dollars. Isn’t the point of this “assistance” to help people … Read more