Like shooting free throws in basketball, casting a fly rod is a repetitive motion that requires diligent practice to maintain proficiency. Disappointed in my inconsistency at making long, accurate casts, I recently took a private two-hour casting lesson with Fly Fishers International Master Casting Instructor Sheila Hassan of Cast 90 to get expert assistance. I walked
I want to be able to cast like that! There are a lot of fish in the sea, which I found out firsthand recently on a guided trip with Greasy Beaks Flyfishing. I witnessed multiple species of marine life, several of which I had never seen outside of a dinner plate or Wikipedia. In addition
Fast forward to 2:55 if you’re just here for the fish! (In case you missed it: A Rapid River Primer, Part 1: Regulations, Access, and Ecology) INTRODUCTION That old #6 rod collecting dust in the corner ever since you bought a #4 rod? Bring it (and the #4). The Eastern Brook Trout of
Many things haven’t changed since 1941! INTRODUCTION Located in The Great North Woods of Western Maine, the Rapid River is the premier brook trout fishery in the United States. It is without comparison a destination for landing a trophy size wild brook trout (17 inches or longer) in its native range in the Lower 48.