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Ask MidCurrent: Why Fly Contrast and Color Matter

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How to Catch Still-Water Trout

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Ask MidCurrent: Best Catch-and-Release Practices

Question: What is the number one way I can ensure that a fish I catch and release will survive? Answer: The number one...

How to Fish a Blue-Wing Olive Hatch

Spring is a time of rebirth. It’s a season when those first rays of sunlight start shining through winter’s gray...

The Best Techniques for Early Season Trout

Winter is a tough season for fly anglers. The rivers are frozen up and the banks are choked with snow, locking anglers...

Stone Cold: How to Fish Winter's Big-Bug Hatch

For many fly anglers, winter is a time to tie flies, watch fishing videos, and prep gear while they wait for spring to...

Micro-Managing: How to Fish a Winter Midge Hatch

Good things really do come in small packages. Whether we’re talking about microbrews, angry chihuahuas, or even that...

Down and Dirty: Deep Water Nymphing for Winter Trout

Cold weather sends trout into hiding. Like rabbits scurrying into thick cover when a hawk passes overhead, trout will...

Late Fall Steelhead Tactics

Late fall brings with it a tidal wave of activity. The upcoming holidays sends people out in a mad rush of shopping...

How to Become an Expert Saltwater Fly Angler

Getting out on the water frequently to gain experience is fundamental, but there are other things you must do to...