What is the Biggest Bluegill Ever Caught?

What is the Biggest Bluegill Ever Caught?

Ah yes, bluegills. Bluegills are one of the most common and sought-after fish in North America, and they can be found in essentially any body of water in the Continental United States. It’s the fish we catch as kids by simply casting out a bobber and a worm....
How to Fly Fish with Eggs (A Complete Guide)

How to Fly Fish with Eggs (A Complete Guide)

Steelhead fly fishers know a valuable piece of trout lore more easterners are learning. I am one of those easterners, located in western Pennsylvania, far from any salt water and sea-run fish. I have, however, found good use of the westerns’ knowledge. Fly fishermen...
7 Ways to Use Hemostats Fly Fishing (With Video)

7 Ways to Use Hemostats Fly Fishing (With Video)

Being prepared in life is a key facet of being successful. To be successful as a fly angler, time needs to be put in off the water organizing flies, rods, reels and the minor accessories. Too often, I get to the water and realize I forgot one or two things. One of the...
How to Fly Fish for Steelhead in Small Streams

How to Fly Fish for Steelhead in Small Streams

My favorite way to chase steelhead is in small rivers and streams. One of my nameless rivers is a small stream by Western standards, especially in its upper reaches. There, following a narrow corridor through the forest, the river rushes down over a bottom of bright...
How to Choose the Right Nymph & Catch More Trout!

How to Choose the Right Nymph & Catch More Trout!

I’ve written so many articles on nymph fishing, because it’s affective. Competitive fly fishers are masters of reading the water and NYMPH fishing. So if the bass, trout and panfish are eating mostly below the water surface. The question is: Which nymph do...