I posted a streamer tie on Instagram and tagged Dally’s Ozark Fly Fisher. A Concord Outfitters group will be fishing with Dally’s at Arkansas’ famed White River, known for its monster browns. Wouldn’t you know it, but Steve Dally himself generously reached out with some advice, something he didn’t have to do. If you’re into
So far, 2019 has been a poor dry-fly season for me. In part due to the cold and wet spring, none of the reliable early season hatches materialized. Alder flies were also a complete bust on the Andro. By the time dry fly action picked up, I fished almost exclusively for wild brookies. So, when
There are rivers that live in the common mythos of fly fishing: the San Juan, the Battenkill, the Yellowstone. There also are our local rivers and spots that we hold dear and keep a bit more secret than we probably should. Then, there are those waters that could fit in both categories. Colorado has more
I’ve been looking for new water. I am targeting quality over quantity. If possible, I want to ping only wild fish. To that end, as I journeyed to the Salmon River, I stopped quite a bit, visiting en route about 12 spots. If one looked fishy, I fished it. If it didn’t, I moved on.