Category Archives: General Techniques

General Info about all types of fishing and rigging.

Why Aren’t More Kids Fly Fishing? – by Ryan Johnston

I started guiding when I was 20 years old and it is scary to think that at the age of 33 and I’m still one of the youngest people I know that frequents the river. The sport of fly fishing is an … Continue reading

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Spey Casting From A Boat – by Pete Humphreys

Michigan is blessed with a maze of crystal streams and rivers that etch their way across the state and into the Great Lakes. We have a prolific run of dime bright, feisty steelhead that eagerly snap at our swung flies, … Continue reading

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Winter Steelheading. Skagit or Scandi? – by Jeff Putnam

Winter Steelhead fishing often occurs during rainy months when rivers are flowing at increased levels and usually a bit off color. These conditions call for larger flies and more massive lines such as a Skagit head to deliver them to … Continue reading

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How to Stay Warm on the Water this Winter – by Paula Shearer

The days are getting shorter and the temperature continues to get colder, it is at this time that most fishermen hang up their waders and watch the season change from their windows. This is the season that being house bound … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Strike Indicators – by Cathy Beck

I grew up on a family farm in northeastern Pennsylvania. The head waters of a small wild trout stream emerged from a spring in our backyard. My father built a number of ponds in the yard and pasture before allowing … Continue reading

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Look Out Below , Sink Tip Lines – by Brian Horsley

One of the most frequently used saltwater fly lines in the Mid Atlantic region is a full intermediate. Along those lines—no pun intended—the RIO OutBound Short is a popular high-performance intermediate line we use quite often in and around the … Continue reading

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