Category Archives: General Techniques

General Info about all types of fishing and rigging.

Tis’ the season…. by Jason Hartwick

Ti’s the season… and I don’t mean Christmas. Its that time of year fisherman get ready for big trout, salmon, mosquitos, and bears. We’re talking Alaska, Land of the midnight sun. In some places you could fish 24 hours if … Continue reading

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The All Season Angler By Paula Shearer

The all season angler is the fisherman who will push through it all. They are the ones that can be seen braving the coldest of temperatures, the rainiest of days, and sporting the best and worst of tan lines. It … Continue reading

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Globe-Trotting: Making Fly-Fishing Travel Easier by Brian Horsley

 Fly fisherman seem to enjoy expanding their horizons by targeting a variety of species—both fresh and saltwater—in different geographic locales. While fly anglers based in the United States have a diverse range of fly-fishing options located within our borders, we … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Success with Stillwater Chironomids by Brian Chan

I’ll be the first to admit I am a certified stillwater chironomid aficionado. I love the challenge of locating the hatch, determining what size and colour pupa the trout are selecting and dialing in the exact depth zone that the … Continue reading

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RIO Leaders by Mark Raisler

One of the most common questions I receive in the boat concerns the reasoning behind the type of leader I am using. I am sure that the saltwater guides, steelhead, salmon, and bass guides receive the same questions.

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Who buys a Nymph Line? by Mark Raisler

Who buys a Nymph Line? I had wondered when modern fly line design and marketing moved into the modern era how the specialty lines would sell. Would people use them. Would they add performance to whatever discipline or target species … Continue reading

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