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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15 Places to Fly Fish in Wyoming: Maps Included

15 Places to Fly Fish in Wyoming: Maps Included

Wyoming is the least populated state in the Union, and home to some of the finest trout waters in the west. I have listened to my dad’s stories about the pristine fly fishing waters of Wyoming since I was a little kid. He could talk for hours about the legendary...

15 Best Places to Fly Fish in Alaska: MAPS INCLUDED

15 Best Places to Fly Fish in Alaska: MAPS INCLUDED

Most people don’t immediately think of fly fishing when the Southwest United States is brought up in conversation. Vast deserts and desolate mountains dominate most of the landscape. Some of New Mexico fits in to these categorizations, but scattered throughout the...

What is a Nymph in Fly Fishing

What is a Nymph in Fly Fishing

Fly fishermen in the lower 48 drool at the thought of wetting a line in the final frontier of Alaska. The landscapes are incredible, the fishing extraordinary, and the solitude found while fishing in such an isolated wilderness is unparalleled in our country. But...