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Domenick Swentosky

Stories

The Fisherman is Eternally Hopeful

on
February 5, 2016

Rich had cancer, and it was spreading fast. We both knew this was our last trip together and that a dear friendship was coming to a close.

We fished a…

Tips/Tactics

The Mono Rig and Why Fly Line Sucks (Updated)

on
February 3, 2016

For presenting nymphs and streamers to river trout, fly line sucks. There, I said it. Now I have to defend it.

Most underwater deliveries require weight, and using a very long,…

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Trophy Hunting: Meet Jercules

on
January 27, 2016

Not all rivers hold big trout. Maybe you already knew that, but it took a long time for me to grasp┬áthis reality,…

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What to Trust

on
January 21, 2016

The tall man crossed the old railroad bridge above me. He paused at the midpoint, lingered and watched me cast for a moment, then he bellowed downstream to me…

Tips/Tactics

Tight Line Nymph Rig

on
January 13, 2016

Almost eight years ago, I made some adaptations to my nymph rig that completely changed the game for me, tripling my catch rate and adding a new spark to…