Tightline fishing, Euronymphing, contact nymphing. Call it what you will. Whatever name you give to this approach to catching fish, the straight up fact is that it is crazy effective! I’m sure the last thing you all need is another blogger on the internet writing about this topic. There are many resources available to gain
Gear Review: Helios 3 Blackout 11′ 3-Wt.
There’s no denying that tightline/Euronymphing is an incredibly effective method of putting trout in your net. It’s almost hard to believe until you see for yourself just how effective it is. People aren’t exaggerating when they talk about how their catch rate tripled after learning this technique. Fly patterns that never caught fish for
Euronymphing at the Swift River Y-Pool
For grins and chuckles, I headed to the Swift River Y-Pool this morning to Euronymph. With schedules tight, I could fish only until 12 noon, and so, the Farmington and the Deerfield were off the table. Chucking bobbers or tiny dries didn’t appeal to me this morning. So, I decided to tightline. I’ve tightlined at
My Euronymphing Leader for Salmon River Steelhead
I received some inquiries about the Euronymphing leader I used on last week’s steelhead trip to the Salmon River’s Lower Fly Zone. (Trip details here; my personal lessons learned here.) Here it is, along with the fly line and backing I used: 150 yards of 30# backing Royal Wulff #6 Triangle Taper floating fly line