Fly Reel Setup – How to Tie Fly Line, Backing and Knots

How to Setup a Fly Reel

This post was last updated on August 8th, 2021 at 07:13 pmSetting your fly rod and reel cn seem overwhelming, but with the right steps, it becomes a simple process. This task is easy if you know a few knots and should only take a couple minutes to accomplish. There are a few things you … Read more

The History of the Chernobyl Ant

Types of Chernobyl Ant Patterns

This post was last updated on June 1st, 2022 at 11:00 pm The Chernobyl Ant, the History and Background of Foam Trout Flies The chernobyl ant is a foam interpretation of not only a stonefly, but grasshoppers, crickets and other creatures. What kind of mastermind trout fisherman came up with this crude invention? It seems to … Read more

Spruce Moth Hatch

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This post was last updated on July 31st, 2016 at 06:08 pmSpruce Moth=Trout Fly Fishing Mahem It was August of 2007 and I had been staying in Ennis Montana for a few nights. My cell phone was dead and I had no communication with the outside word. I didn’t have a car phone charger so … Read more

Mouse Fly Patterns and Streamer Fly Patterns for Trout

The best Mouse fly patterns for fly fishing trout at night

This post was last updated on August 7th, 2021 at 09:00 pmNight fishing for trout is an extreme amount of excitement, but what flies are the best for this? Well I have compiled a list of some of my best night fishing for trout flies. These include several mouse fly patterns and streamer fly patterns … Read more

The New World Record Brown Trout From New Zealand

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This post was last updated on September 24th, 2014 at 05:51 pmIn March of 2013 there was a monster brown trout caught in New Zealand, this giant weighed in at 42 pounds 1 oz, crushing the previous record by almost a full pound! There was a lot of talk and rumors flying around about the … Read more

Fish hook Removal From Skin

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This post was last updated on April 19th, 2014 at 08:47 pmHow to Remove a Fish hook from skin This is an easy way to remove any fish hook from your hand or most other body parts. Using this strategy you can have quick and nearly painless fishhook removal. The first thing to remember is … Read more

Fly Fishing with Hopper Dropper Rigs

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This post was last updated on August 5th, 2021 at 03:09 pmThe Hopper Dropper rig is very effective rig for trout fishing all summer long. This wonderful rig will allow you to get the best of both worlds; both dry fly and nymph fishing simultaneously.   Hopper Season! Learn How to Use the Hopper Dropper … Read more

Fishing Photography Tips, How to Make your Trout Look HUGE

Holding a brown trout improperly for a photograph.

This post was last updated on June 1st, 2022 at 11:00 pm Tips For Photographing Your Fish (Especially Trout) When a large fish is caught adrenaline really starts flowing and its often difficult to photograph your trophy trout perfectly. Here are a few photography tips to help you get a great picture. There are Two … Read more

Sub Species of Brown Trout and the Differences in Size and Coloration

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This post was last updated on August 6th, 2021 at 03:06 pmThe Brown trout has a few various scientific names, including Salmo trutta morpha trutta, Salmo trutta morpha fario and Salmo trutta morpha lacustris.  “Morph or morpha” means that there are more than one phenotype in the populations of a particular brown trout sub species. In other words, these were at one time … Read more

Annual Migration to the West

A long trip from Michigan to Idaho

This post was last updated on April 8th, 2014 at 05:18 pmWell I am officially starting to pack for my yearly migration from Michigan to Idaho. Its a grueling long drive, but it needs to be done. It becomes a pretty serious change in lifestyle for months. I go from sitting on my computer and … Read more

Upper Michigan Fly Fishing Trip

This post was last updated on April 8th, 2014 at 05:17 pmA Day on the River With My Dad My Dad and I went on a float on a smaller river in northern Michigan yesterday. It was a pretty good time with a few events taking place. We didn’t catch a lot of fish but … Read more

Fly Fishing Evolution

Fly fishing for brown trout

This post was last updated on April 8th, 2014 at 05:16 pmFly Fishing for Brown Trout, I hope this can happen to you? Why do men and women become enamored with the addictive challenge of seeking this worthy adversary via the use of fur and feather? Could it be the contemplation and preparation inspires raw … Read more

Fishing The South Fork of the Snake River in Idaho

A cutbow, or a rainbow cutthroat hybrid on the south fork of the snake river in Idaho.

This post was last updated on August 26th, 2014 at 12:08 amSouth Fork of the Snake River in Idaho The South fork of the snake river starts in southeast Idaho at palisades dam. It flows out of Yellowstone national park, goes through about 50 miles of Wyoming and dumps into palisades reservoir. At the start … Read more