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Seven New Fly Fishing Tips

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

How to Roll Cast | Fly Fishing 101

How Do I Roll Cast? Learning how to roll cast is often one...

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

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

MidCurrent Interviews Live: Nathaniel Linville Talks Tarpon, Permit and Florida Keys Fishing

We talk to world record holder and all around expert...

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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....

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...

Big Dry, Little Dry: Making the Set

Question: “When a trout takes a large, say size 8, dry fly, do you set the hook that same as you’d set it for a...

Finding Beauty in an Ugly Trout

I’ve been lucky enough to hook and land some big trout this year, and I usually give myself 30 seconds or so to take...