IGFA changes rules, allows ‘droppers’ to be used in catch records

New rules only apply to salmonids, like trout, salmon, char and grayling The International Game Fish Association recently announced a change to its International Angling Rules, which are widely considered as the official rules of sport fishing. The recent change now allows anglers that are fly fishing to use two separate flies, or a “dropper” … Read more

Hopper-dropper fishing

With terrestrial season coming on strong throughout the country, it’s an obvious time to start flinging a hopper-dropper rig. But what’s the best way to do it? What knots make the most sense? How far below the high-floating hopper should the “dropper” nymph be? Here’s a great short video from the New Fly Fisher that … Read more