“The Rod You Will Eventually Own.” That’s a bold assertion, but, a year ago when I started reading reviews of the Thomas and Thomas Contact Nymph Rod, I couldn’t help but think that the T&T tagline was correct. That assertion turned out to be true in my case, when I recently purchased the 11’3″ three-weight.
Confidence. We all know how important it is in the mental game of life and fishing. A few recent outings reminded me of the importance of fishing with confidence and got me thinking of ways to find it when it eludes me. I’m relatively new to winter fishing, but, I’ve really enjoyed the process of
Some recent success with streamers caused me to ask the question: why? I considered what cosmic alignment of circumstances joined man and fish. I often consider these questions, and, if I followed the thread far enough on this particular question, I could write volumes. But, this is a fishing blog, so, I’ll begin my study at the riverbank
It’s been a while since I set out with a clear plan to fish streamers. I had a successful nymphing session on the day before Thanksgiving, highlighted by a stout, multi-year holdover brown. After messaging with Andy Lyons about the likelihood of the fish being a wild specimen, the topic shifted to the movement habits