Category Archives: Trout

Posts about catching all trout species.

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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Fly Line Options, by Mark Raisler

They’re all about the same. Right? A column by Mark Raisler I was fishing Montana’s Missouri River this last week with Luca Troiani of Sweetgrass Rods. He of course had a full quiver of Sweetgrass Bamboo Rods. You know the … Continue reading

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RIO on the MO

For the past few weeks a crew from RIO was shacked up on Montana’s Missouri river. The purpose was to meet with dealers, provide product education, and of course catch some fish. Our base of operations was the riverside community … Continue reading

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The Handtwist Retrieve, by Phil Rowley

When it comes to stillwater presentation, you soon realize that lakes are different environments than rivers or streams. Other than wind induced current there is little or no flow to help propel and animate your fly. You must move or … Continue reading

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The Bighorn River, by Cathy Beck

We are on the Bighorn River in Montana this week with a group of anglers. They have had lots of dry fly fishing so everyone is happy as they share photos of nice fish and stories of PMDs, Olives, and … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Double Taper, by Devin Olsen

The Forgotten Double Taper When I first began fly fishing almost 20 years ago now my father handed my some pretty old gear to start my fly-fishing addiction. One of those gear pieces included a double taper line. As I … Continue reading

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