December 2017

Fifty Tips Tips/Tactics

Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #23 — Don’t be a hero — Get closer

December 31, 2017

“You wanna put me a little closer to the bank?” asked Burke. With his back toward me, he stood at the bow of the boat, on a solid platform…

Commentary Stories Tips/Tactics

What to Trust

December 27, 2017

Note: This article was published to Troutbitten in January, 2016. It’s revised and revisited here today.
The tall man crossed the old railroad bridge above me. He paused at the…

Fifty Tips

Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #22 — Find Feeding Fish

December 25, 2017

Trout have a strange way of all doing the same things at once. Although they rarely pod up like a school of suckers, they tend to function as a…


Mid-Season Form

December 21, 2017

Sawyer isn’t afraid of the cold. He’s like a polar bear in waders — doesn’t even wear gloves on his paws. I don’t get guys like this; I don’t…


Tips for Nymphing with Tiny Flies

December 19, 2017

Sometimes, delivering tiny nymphs to the trout is the only way they’ll eat. And you can fish those nymphs with confidence by making a few adjustments in your rig…