Traditions

Traditions

** This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke. ** One of the greatest facets of fly fishing is the traditions that develop between fishing companions.  Many people fish the same stretch of water every year for the first day of trout season.  Other fisherman...

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The Backing Barrel

The Backing Barrel

A decade ago I learned about euro-nymphing, and I was impressed with the rig. I gradually made the switch from a Joe Humphreys nymphing style, worked my way through the short line tactics, then lengthened the leader and learned to fish at distance.  I believe...

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An Afternoon Quickie

An Afternoon Quickie

** This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke. ** I have two young boys and I often pick my fishing times around naps and other activities.  These quickies are not the most satisfying fishing trips where you can take your time one on the water.  You really don't...

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Meet Snaggletooth

Meet Snaggletooth

** This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke. ** Today was a day where all my plans backfired. I originally looked to explore some new water on our favorite big trout river.  I was somewhat behind where I needed to be to meet a milestone at work. So I had to go...

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Fall Camping Trip | 2014

Fall Camping Trip | 2014

My Dad got a new camper and he set up two fall trips, this being the first one.  So, my uncle joined him for the whole trip and I joined them on Monday and Tuesday. We fished the first upper island on Monday and the fishing was ok. I played guide a little bit and...

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Domenick Swentosky

Central Pennsylvania

Hi. I’m a father of two young boys, a husband, author, fly fishing guide and a musician. I fish for wild brown trout in the cool limestone waters of Central Pennsylvania year round. This is my home, and I love it. Friends. Family. And the river.

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