You Need Contact

You Need Contact

Success in fly fishing really comes down to one or two things. It’s a few key principles repeated over and over, across styles, across water types and across continents. The same stuff catches trout everywhere. And one of those things . . . is contact. A few days ago,...
Turnover

Turnover

It’s a word thrown around in fly fishing circles a lot — turnover. But the concept is commonly misunderstood. No matter what type of fly we’re casting, and no matter the type of leader, we need our rig to turn over. It’s the best way to accurately place the fly in the...
Find Your Rabbit Hole

Find Your Rabbit Hole

Someone recently told me that fly fishing seems like a lot of work. They said it looks more like tying knots while walking upstream than it does fishing — that the whole thing seems like a lot of trouble just to catch a fish. I thought about it a moment and...
Smith and the Tree

Smith and the Tree

Today’s article is a favorite from a few seasons ago. You can find it here: Smith and the Tree   Enjoy the day. Domenick Swentosky T R O U T B I T T E N domenick@troutbitten.com  

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