Category Archives: Techniques
Kyle Toyama writes about the annual start of trout season, fishing the celebrated waters of the Yellowstone Valley. “This ritual and these experiences have become such an ingrained part of my life and especially my spring,” he writes, “it brings … more
For author and fly tier Jay Zimmerman, carp are not a side show, writes Zach Matthews, “they are the main event.” Zimmerman talks fly patterns, carp behavior, and different fishing environments in this interview via American Angler.
The “one-fly” approach has become popular in tenkara fishing circles. However, Jason Klass wonders what would happen if anglers did the opposite: “What if instead of committing to a single signature pattern […] you committed to never tying the same … more
Streamer expert Kelly Galloup gives the lowdown on what kind of leader to use for what type of fly line when streamer fishing.
Pete Kutzer of the Orvis Fly Fishing School demonstrates how to use water tension to load the rod and make a quick upstream cast. The water haul is particularly useful when you’re fishing a rig prone to tangling, such as a …