Can You Catch Pike on a Fly? (I Find Out)

Can You Catch Pike on a Fly? (I Find Out)

I think it’s the teeth.  When I was a kid, for fun whenever I caught a pike I’d keep it and cut the head off.  Then I’d put the head on one of those ant piles you see.  If other critters would stay away for a month or so I’d end up with a pike skull...
Best Fly Fishing Reel for Bass

Best Fly Fishing Reel for Bass

Most fly anglers leave bass fishing up to those with the fancy bass boats and thousands of dollars in spin fishing gear. As a result, they miss out on hours of fun targeting a fish that’s easily accessible with a fly rod. In order to land these fish, however, you need...
What Is a Large Arbor Fly Reel? Let’s Find Out!

What Is a Large Arbor Fly Reel? Let’s Find Out!

How fast can you crank a reel handle?  That hot steelhead has decided to play a trick on you and run toward you at a speed that defines a silver bullet. Slack line and a jump usually results in disappointment, but if you could gather line faster, have a reel with...