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

Frogg Toggs Rana II Hip Wader Review

Frog togg rana 2 hip boot review, frogg togg wader review

This post was last updated on July 16th, 2021 at 11:37 amI bought these cheap hip boots 2 weeks ago for a river crossing while deer hunting. So far I’ve been very happy with them. They are lightweight slide on easily and most importantly they are super inexpensive hip waders! I have had Frog Toggs … Read more

Fall Hopper (and Cricket) Fishing Success!

fall hopper fishing success

This post was last updated on July 16th, 2021 at 11:37 amFishing in the fall with hoppers can be just as much fun as any other hatch…it also has produced massive fish for me over the years. By August and September hoppers will be buzzing around everywhere. This summer in Michigan I have seen more … Read more

Best Backpacking Fly Rod

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This post was last updated on July 16th, 2021 at 11:37 amThis summer I’m hoping to backpack into some remote areas for some fishing adventures. I bought a Redington classic trout 6 piece rod recently to be my weapon of choice. I am convinced that it casts great, is super compact and might just be … Read more

How To Identify A Cutbow Trout – Rainbow vs Cutthroat vs Cutbow

How to identify a cutbow

This post was last updated on July 24th, 2021 at 07:48 amI’ve had several requests in the past to explain how to tell the difference between a rainbow, cutthroat and cutbow. Learning to differentiate a cutbow trout from a full cutthroat is very important. In many areas, it is illegal to kill any cutthroat trout, … Read more

Donations to Help my Dog with Bone Cancer

chimpy a 3 legged dog with bone cancer

This post was last updated on July 16th, 2021 at 11:37 amIf you know me at all, you’ll already know my dog is an important part of my life. I rescued her from the pound 12 years ago and she has never been away from me since. She recently got diagnosed with terminal bone cancer. … Read more

The Mayfly Hatch Video

The mayfly hatch - big trout eating mayflies

This post was last updated on July 16th, 2021 at 11:37 am Watch as dozens of huge trout rise to the surface to eat mayflies in slow motion. Ive taken a lot of trout footage, but some of the shots in this video are my favorite ever. I did catch a few trout today, but … Read more