fly casting

  • Trout Talk

    Aim small, miss small

    My son, Paul, and I are elk and deer hunters. A few years back, we had the good fortune of meeting up at the rifle range with our friend Matthew (last name anonymous because he’s working a high-level security detail now) who is a former SAS sniper. He spent two days coaching us on the details of precision shooting.  We went over everything from breath control, to the delicate process of…

  • Fishing Trout Tips

    Casting into the wind

    [et_pb_section admin_label="section"] [et_pb_row admin_label="row"] [et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] The wind is considered by many to be among the biggest challenges fly fishers face on a consistent basis. And, to some extent, that's entirely accurate. A strong headwind can turn an otherwise perfect day on the water into something significantly less enjoyable. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsHkGduGeqk Simon Gawesworth of RIO…

  • Fishing Trout Tips

    Everyone needs a tune-up

    Most of us who have fly fished for years--decades, even--are likely self-taught casters who have learned the craft over many moons of trial and error. Casting becomes an intuitive activity, with alterations done to meet certain requirements on the water.  Over time, it becomes much easier to get that caddis fly to drift right under…