foam flies

  • Community

    Random acts of kindness among fellow anglers

    Social distancing doesn’t mean we have to detach completely. We are, after all, united in our love of trout. And nothing connects us to them — and one another — quite like fishing. So in this time of unprecedented social distortion, it’s comforting to know that our trout fishing community is still able to find…

  • Fly tying

    How to tie flies with foam

    Foam flies revolutionized dry-fly angling a couple of decades ago. Flies that absolutely must float—think grasshoppers, big salmon flies and other terrestrial flies, like ants and beetles—got a big boost from the foam incursion into the fly-tying arena years ago. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtXeLjg6i8Q While foam can be really effective to use in any number of patterns, it…