Large Arbor Reels vs Small Arbor Reels

Different fly fishing reel types

This post was last updated on August 8th, 2021 at 04:07 pmThere are a couple types of fly fishing reel options to consider before investing your hard earned money into one. There are two major types of reels. These are the large arbor reels and the small arbor reels. There is also a less common … Read more

Fly Fishing Leader and Tippet Sizes

Choose the right size tippet and leaders for fly fishing.

This post was last updated on September 1st, 2021 at 07:32 pmThere are a number of different fly fishing leader and tippet sizes. Each size fish will require one of a different size. Here I will outline the differences, so you are sure to make the proper choice for your fishing needs. How to Choose … Read more

Brown Trout Fishing in Michigan

Brown trout fishing in Michigan.

This post was last updated on April 8th, 2014 at 05:02 pmBrown Trout Fishing in Michigan The state of Michigan has a lot of fishing opportunities available. Brown trout fishing is better than average.  Perhaps it is most well known for it Salmon fishing on the great lakes, or maybe the Walleye fishing on lake … Read more

Fly fishing Streamers Vary your retrieve to catch more trout

Different streamer fishing retrieves for trout

This post was last updated on May 20th, 2014 at 01:39 amFly Fishing Streamers, Changing up your retrieve to catch more fish We have all had those days where you know the conditions are perfect for fishing with streamers. The clouds are blocking the sun, the water is slightly stained to keep the fish less … Read more

The Mayfly, Mayflies for trout

A close up shot of a female mayfly with eggs present

This post was last updated on January 15th, 2016 at 12:24 am Mayflies are an Important Food Source for Trout These are the most common flies that people use for catching trout. They are usually not only in abundance in every stream with moving water but can also be found in lakes and ponds. Like … Read more

Replica Fish mounts/Taxidermy How to measure your trout

Brown trout replica mount how to measure properly

This post was last updated on April 8th, 2014 at 04:53 pmThe memory will last forever with a replica mount Lets say you have traveled to the other side of the country to go fishing for the elusive brown trout. There are many areas where it is taboo, if not forbidden to keep trout. Perhaps … Read more

Night fishing for Trout, Fly fishing with Large Mouse Patterns

mouse fly floating brown trout flies

This post was last updated on February 18th, 2015 at 01:53 am Large Floating Flies for Brown Trout at Night Fishing after dark for trout can be one of the most exciting things you have ever done. Just imagine.. You can’t see your hand in front of your face, the whiporwills are singing (a large … Read more

Brown Trout Spawning and Breeding habits

brown trout spawning, brown trout migration, brown trout breeding

This post was last updated on September 1st, 2021 at 09:31 pmBrown Trout Spawning, Breeding and Migration Habits Brown Trout Migration: Brown Trout are anadromous Which means they naturally want to ascend into rivers from the sea to spawn. Since most rivers are landlocked here in the US the fish still cannot fight the instinct … Read more

Tiger Trout – The Brown Trout Brook Trout Hybrid

tiger trout, tiger trout facts, tiger trout size, tiger trout pictures

This post was last updated on July 31st, 2021 at 11:05 pmThe Tiger Trout Explained What is a Tiger Trout? A terrific specimen of a tiger trout. The Brown trout does not usually breed with other trout. If they do they will their offspring will no have the ability to reproduce. On rare occasions the … Read more

Barbless Hooks for trout

barbless hooks for brown trout

This post was last updated on December 24th, 2015 at 02:11 amThe Use of Barbless Hooks Can be Much Easier on You and the Trout In some areas it actually the law to use barbless hooks, Most places it is not however. That doesn’t mean that you cannot trim the barbs off your hooks. If you … Read more

Fishing Techniques

A late Fall Brown trout in southeast idaho on the snake river

This post was last updated on February 26th, 2015 at 03:59 amModern Fishing Methods for the Brown Trout There are a variety of ways to fish for the brown trout.  Fly Fishing The most popular way to hook  the Brown trout is fly fishing. The brown trout is a wary and difficult fish to catch. … Read more

Terrestrials: Hoppers, Ants and Beetles – Trout Food Items

grasshopper for brown trout fishing

This post was last updated on January 14th, 2016 at 11:43 pmTerrestrials- Hoppers, Ants and Beetles I am not sure why brown trout, and trout in general love terrestrials (insects that are not spending part of their life cycle in the water) so much. I suppose it could be that they only get to eat … Read more