Spring Fly Fishing Tips Using Nymphs

Spring Fly Fishing Tips Using Nymphs

In spring, I usually forget about dry-fly fishing and plan to nymph fish to catch big fish. Water temperatures in most freestone streams are in the high 30s or low 40s. Smaller browns and rainbows can be found rising to midge hatches, but until the first active...
Catch More Trout by Dead Drift Nymphing

Catch More Trout by Dead Drift Nymphing

It has been often said that trout spend as much as 90 percent of their feeding tie eating aquatic invertebrates that are drifting in the currents below the surface. If you want to catch more trout on flies, you must be able to fish nymphs on dead-drift. Favorite...
What is a Fly Tying Bobbin (Plus How To Video)

What is a Fly Tying Bobbin (Plus How To Video)

When I was a young man, my grandmother had a strong desire to teach me how to sew. I wasn’t super excited about the idea of it, but looking back, many of the skills have transitioned well. Little did I know, these skills were going to come in handy when I started...
The Best Nymph Flies for Trout (17 Proven Patterns)

The Best Nymph Flies for Trout (17 Proven Patterns)

I’ve told this story countless times, but I grew up in a family of committed dry-fly fishermen. If you didn’t catch fish on a dry fly, then in my grandpa’s eyes, you didn’t go fishing. Fast-forward to today, and I have two Euro nymphing rods, and the biggest fish I’ve...
What is a Point Fly [Fishing with Multiple Flies]

What is a Point Fly [Fishing with Multiple Flies]

Just like any hobby, fly fishing can become stagnant if you aren’t willing to test your skills and learn something new. Many people avoid trying something different out of fear of failing. For me, I avoided using a multi-fly rig because I didn’t think I was skilled...