To access quickly info about the best flies and DIY river spots that have worked for me, links are below. Note that these are all amply-stocked waters that many already visit and about which much information already has been published. I’ve found that many rivers are sub-par. I track in my fishing journal what fly
Every so often, our family’s crazy schedule is such that everyone else is out of town. For me, that means guilt-free fly fishing. Many of you have children, and you know what I mean. So, I decided to take some vacation time and do an overnight trip at the Farmington. My spring-break holiday. For the
We were hit pretty hard by the blizzard. But, what a view. I am eyeing the weather forecast. I’m keeping a look for weekends when the temperature highs will be above 32 °F. I don’t mind my guides icing for part of the time, but dealing with ice all day is a RPITA. I expect
If you care about stream access or headwaters protection, you probably first think of Trout Unlimited. Rightfully so; they have been doing great conservation work for decades. But, another great organization (also focusing on conservation) you may not have heard of is Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. Having worked on and recreated in public lands for
“The Rod You Will Eventually Own.” That’s a bold assertion, but, a year ago when I started reading reviews of the Thomas and Thomas Contact Nymph Rod, I couldn’t help but think that the T&T tagline was correct. That assertion turned out to be true in my case, when I recently purchased the 11’3″ three-weight.