The Sighter Streamer

The Sighter Streamer

** This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke. ** What is your streamer doing under the surface? Fishing a tandem streamer rig is nothing new.  Many people have tried it at one point or another.  The rig I often use when streamer fishing with a floating line is...

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Redemption

Redemption

** This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke. ** I spent the better part of last month exploring new water in my area.  I targeted the lower ends of many of our famous trout rivers looking for trophy fish.  Many of these places are considered marginal in...

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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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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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