Category Archives: General Techniques

General Info about all types of fishing and rigging.

Steelhead/Salmon Leaders for Trout? by Cathy Beck

I learned a new trick this week, something so obvious that I’m embarrassed to admit that I never thought about trying.

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Nymph Fishing, By John S. Barr

There are many effective ways to present nymphs to trout and they all work. The two approaches I use are the standard indicator method and the hopper-copper-dropper techniques.

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Common Mistakes in Fly Fishing, By Nick Curcione

With over 40 years of presenting flies in just about every locale imaginable I could easily fill a book of chronic mistakes made by fellow fly fishers and myself. In the interest of helping us all improve our game I … Continue reading

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Fishing The Hang, by Phil Rowley

Just about every stillwater fly fisher has experienced a vicious swirl, felt a solid tug or seen the flash of fish as it attempts to pounce on your fly just as you raise the rod to cast at the end … Continue reading

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The Perfect Match, By Lani Waller

Forget science, if you can. And sometimes you can even forget the line recommendation on the rod – if you want to. What matters most in matching a rod and line are you, your style of fishing and casting and … Continue reading

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10 Tips for the Beginner Fisherman, By John Barr | RIO

1. Do not worry about making long casts. Long casts are advantageous in certain situations but if you can make quality, accurate casts of 30 feet or less you will catch a lot of fish. The shorter the cast the … Continue reading

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