After spending almost four full days last week at the Salmon River’s Lower Fly Zone (LFZ), I learned a lot (blog post here). On my first trip to the Salmon River in March, I also hit the LFZ a few times, and it was there that I landed my first-ever steelhead. So, I’ve incurred enough
When I started down the Fly Fishing Rabbit Hole in 2014, like many others, I cut my teeth at the Swift River, particularly the more obvious spots like the Y Pool and the Hatchery Pipe areas (our river guides on the Swift here, here, and here). It was fun to learn indicator nymphing and dries.
It has been another fantastic outing to Pittsburg, NH, my 15th trip thus far (our river guide here). This morning, I decided to fish for only two hours in order to beat holiday traffic on the way home. I arrived at the river in the dark and again roll-cast out a bobber and the same
“Get the wet.” That’s my advice to all of my fly-fishing buds. 2019 has been a wet-fly “project year” for me. I doggedly have brought my wet-fly rig pretty much every time I fished this year, and threw wets whether I thought they would work or not. I forced the technique to learn it. I