Just got back from a trip to the Swift. It was a rough trip- it was freezing, rainy, and tough fishing. I fished below the Y-Pool for most of my time, and landed one 13 inch rainbow on a zebra midge. The new Simms Raincoat held out well, and I was dry despite the rain.
Today is Halloween! Kids will be dressed up, pillow case in hand, ready to ‘harvest’ a supply of candy that will last them for years (or more realistically, maybe two weeks). Parents will be watching an old football game, and handing out candy, as the doorbell constantly echos through the house. And I will be
I know many people who routinely drive 2-3 hours to try to get a good shot at some big trout. And just to be clear, I’m defining big as 17+ inches or above 2.5 pounds. Now it’s true that in most of the local rivers near your house, a majority of the trout are probably
Before 2014, I almost only threw nymphs and dries, but never streamers. I was never really sure what conditions to fish them in, and all the other technical stuff, like depth and streamer size. But at the beginning of this year, I made up my mind that I was going to fish a lot of