Fly Fishing Techniques

Early Season Smallmouth Tactics

I am putting this short narrative along with this film so that you can get a better idea of a couple different methods for catching these early season smallies. As you watch the first fish I catch I do so using a shiner or creek chub that I was allowing to sink and then retrieving […]

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Streamer Fishing And Strip Setting Video

You are about to watch a video that was shot in mid-March while fishing at Bennett Spring using a sink tip line. You will see two GoPro angles from the chestie mount to the head mount and I am able to better assist you in understanding the strip, strip set and a few other things […]

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Line Control When Fly Fishing

I recently found this excellent fly fishing article written by Eric Stroup and taken from Common Sense Fly Fishing. I came across this while reading from MidCurrent Fly Fishing. Eric goes in depth and discusses one of the most fundamental elements of casting and catching…line control. He discusses that to be effective you have to […]

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Fly Line Tapering

Here is a well-done column/post that I recently came across while skimming through my Twitter page. The piece is written on fly lines and their tapering…some of you may already understand how important a taper is to a fly-line but if you don’t…please give this a read and keep the basics in mind the next time […]

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Shoulder Surgery And Good Fly Casting Technique

I am currently 51 years old and the sins of my past are catching up with me; no, I am not confessing any murders and I don’t think I have any skeletons in my closet but what I have is about 40 years of overhead mechanics…that have finally caught up with me. I won’t go […]

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New Tricks For An Old Dog

I must say that I have never tried teaching an old dog new tricks; what I hear is that it is tough to do. I have always had greater success teaching those new tricks to a puppy…in fact over the years I have received a bunch of phone calls wanting me to take an older […]

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