Fly Fishing Techniques

Winter Smallies On The Meramec River

I made a cross stream cast as the current was flowing moderately from my left to right; I watched as my brown wooly bugger crossed in front of a large downed tree…and then disappeared. The abrupt tug on the other end sent my senses into high gear as I made a powerful strip with my […]

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Fly Fishing Tip – Smallmouth Bass In February

Here’s a tip that relates to my most recent fishing adventures. The past couple weeks have been good for smallies; I have found that all yellow…along with shad colored half and half streamers fished slowly along the bottom has proved highly productive. Allowing the fly to swing from the faster water into slower, eddy paced […]

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Fly Fishing From The Ground Up – Part 1 – Wading Boots

This is the first in our series entitled “Fly Fishing From The Ground Up”. In this video we will discuss the bottom, your feet and how important a good…and the correct pair of wading boots actually are. So take a look at the video along with this narrative and prepare yourself for a great fly-fishing […]

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Video – Landing A Rainbow Trout

The video you are about to watch is of my son, Harrison, who just turned 21. He is landing his first big trout, a hen that was a little over 20 inches. So…as you watch the video…consider the following tips to help put your trophy in the net. * Don’t panic…the worst and first thing […]

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Video – Fly Fishing Tip – Active vs Passive Patterns

The video you are going to watch is short piece filmed Saturday, December 17th while fishing at Bennet Spring in Missouri. The fishing on this day was very good and the fish were on this day…in a very active pattern. Trout are fickle creatures and their eating patterns have been the subject of many discussions […]

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Video – Fly Fishing Tips For Late Fall

Just because it is late fall and the water temps are starting to fall doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy your float tube and catch some warm water species…you just have to think about where they are staging and what they want to see….what they will take. * Think big in your fly selection […]

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