Category Archives: General Techniques

General Info about all types of fishing and rigging.

Swinging for Steelhead – Adapting to the conditions – by Jason Hartwick

Swinging flies for steelhead is not always easy but in my honest opinion, it is the most enjoyable way to catch these fish. They don’t always come easy and much of the time we have to work hard for our … Continue reading

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How to Choose Your First Spey Rod – by Jeff Putnam

One of the most common questions that my clients ask me is, what weight spey rod should I get to get started?  Since a spey rod outfit is not cheap, a little understanding of the lines used will prevent you … Continue reading

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3 Things that Will Help Better Your Streamer Game – by Chad Johnson

In this article we are going to try to get our streamer fishing a step beyond the cast; which seems to be where we get hung up. I say this is for all you fly heads out there that have gone … Continue reading

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Bombers – by Ken Woodward

During the heat of the BC Interior summer, while most lakes are in the doldrums, a much anticipated hatch occurs at a few nutrient-rich, mud-bottomed lakes in the Kamloops area: Bombers! Stillwater fly anglers from far and wide descend on … Continue reading

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Montana Hopper Fishing 101 – by Mark Raisler

Why not throw the big fly. Why not toss a fly pattern that everybody including you can see? Why not tempt those big Montana Brown Trout with a really big meal? Why not?! So that is what many do whilst … Continue reading

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Fly Patterns and Aquatic Entomology – by John Barr

The goal when stocking your fly boxes is to have a selection of dry flies, nymphs and streamers that will work most of the time in a variety of scenarios when presented properly. To cut down on the number of … Continue reading

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