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Fly Casting: How to Avoid Tailing Loops

Tailing loops are the bane of both novice and experienced...

Fly Fishing for Corbina: "The Magic Window"

When the water level reaches the perfect depth, I call this...

Seven New Fly Fishing Tips

I wrote a book titled 365 Fly-Fishing Tips for Trout, Bass...

Smaller and Quieter May Be Better, Part IV: Smallmouth Bass

In the low, clear flows of summer rivers, smallmouth bass...

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MidCurrent Interviews Live: Devin Olsen De-Mystifies Euro Nymphing

Devin Olsen talks with MidCurrent publisher Marshall Cutchin and answers your questions about euro-nymphing and other...

Spring Bass Wake Up Early

It’s hard to jump the gun on a bass and panfish pond. Spring starts early in the ponds — even in Wamic, Oregon...

Photos: The Fish Are the Heroes

The classic big fish photo — a happy angler in a red shirt gripping a big, dripping trout and grinning at the camera...

"Chuggin’ The Moodah Poodah"

There are two schools of fly anglers: Those that believe in matching the hatch — and those that worship the weird and...

Bugling Elk and Uncommon Wisdom: Two Days at The School of Trout

John Juracek, former owner of Blue Ribbon Flies in West Yellowstone, Montana, could easily pass for an ex-Marine....

Drag-Free Presentations

Question: Sometimes my fly drifts are too short, and when my fly starts sliding across the current a trout won’t take...

Safety Tips for Fly Fishers

Question: "What safety precautions should I take when I go out fishing?" Answer: We seldom think anything is going to...

Cold Hard Steel

Each year — right during the shortest days and longest nights of winter — I start casting flies for winter...