Can you FLY FISH in the Rain? Plus 5 Tips for More Trout

If Luke Bryan taught us anything in his 2010 his country song, it’s that “Rain is a Good Thing”. According to Mr. Bryan, rain wets the dirt roads for mudding, makes the corn grow and also helps women fall into his arms. Can You Fly Fishing in the Rain? YES - most...

Best Fly Rod, Reel and Fly Line for Bass: Gear-Up Right!

I love fly fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass, but having the right gear makes all the difference. Largemouth and smallmouth bass are hard hitting, tough fighting fish that can be caught from Texas to Nebraska and Washington to Florida. You can find them in...

What is the BEST HAT for Fishing: A Complete Buyers Guide

The feeling that many women have while wearing no makeup is similar to what an angler feels like when they forget their hat. They left a little piece of themselves at home. Anglers need to feel comfortable when they’re on the water. Fishing is frustrating enough so a...

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11 Places to Fly Fish in Idaho: Maps Included

11 Places to Fly Fish in Idaho: Maps Included

Roughly 40 percent of Idaho is covered in National Forest; that translates into 20.4 million acres that are criss-crossed by creeks and rivers full of healthy fish. Originally explored by Lewis and Clark more than two hundred years ago, Idaho is home to some of the...

9 Best Places to Fly Fish in Vermont: MAPS INCLUDED

9 Best Places to Fly Fish in Vermont: MAPS INCLUDED

Roughly 40 percent of Idaho is covered in National Forest; that translates into 20.4 million acres that are criss-crossed by creeks and rivers full of healthy fish. Originally explored by Lewis and Clark more than two hundred years ago, Idaho is home to some of the...

21 Best Places to Fly Fish in Montana: MAPS INCLUDED

21 Best Places to Fly Fish in Montana: MAPS INCLUDED

With a population of less than 700,000 and only 9,000 square miles of total real estate, Vermont is the sixth smallest state in the union. Despite the small size, Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States. One home to these massive forests is...

21 Places to Fly Fish in Oregon: MAPS INCLUDED

21 Places to Fly Fish in Oregon: MAPS INCLUDED

My first time fishing Montana was something of a revelation. My buddy and I were on a weeklong camping trip to Yellowstone National Park. With the famed Madison River in Montana such a short drive away, we made certain that we took time to fish it. The first day was...