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Still Water Midges, by John Barr

Midges hatch in still water starting in the spring and can continue hatching almost daily into the fall. The low light of morning or evening is prime time but on a cloudy day midges can hatch throughout the day. Trout … Continue reading

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Fishing a Trico Spinner Fall, by John Barr

Throughout the country on many rivers Trico spinner falls offer some of the most consistent and predictable dry fly fishing we have. Many rivers will start seeing Trico activity almost daily starting in mid-summer and continuing into the fall. Trico … 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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Seasons Of the Bass – By John Barr

I live in Colorado and our bass season runs March through October. Like many animals reproduction is the most important element in the life of a bass and it plays a significant role in bass behavior and how we fish … Continue reading

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Passive Streamer Technique – By John Barr

Traditional streamer fishing for trout and bass often employs a sink tip line, a short leader and a variety of weighted and un-weighted flies. The fly is cast and either swung through likely holding water or cast and retrieved with … Continue reading

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