How To Catch Trout: The Nirvana Of The Fishing World

Even though there are all kinds of fishing you can do, nothing seems to have the soul-cleansing mojo that trout fishing does. I’m not sure why. Trout aren’t that big, and while they do put up a good fight, it is short-lived. They are great table-fare, but not any more than other fish. Maybe it … Read more

How To Fish Chironomids Fly Patterns

Chironomids Fly Patterns

Chironomids, much like blue-winged olives or pale morning duns aren’t a fly pattern, exactly.  Rather, they refer to a whole class of flies tied to resemble a specific type of insect. Chironomids are usually tiny, unappealing flies and you may be tempted to pass over them in favor of something a little flashier. I know they don’t … Read more

How To Read A Trout Stream in Riffles, Runs, Pools And Glides

Anyone who has walked along the banks of a trout stream has undoubtedly noticed that sections of the stream differ greatly from each other in that some are swift and agitated while others are slow and calm. Consequently, fly fishermen have given names to these different sections consisting of Riffles, Runs, Pools, and Glides and, under normal … Read more