How about a trip, for nine weeks, in New Zealand? Just you, a back pack, and fly fishing gear. You run into some fellow fly fishermen. And, NZ trout. Many of them. The above video is really cool. Mesmerizing. Worth watching in its entirety, IMO. Trust me.
When fishing streamers for trout, I use the 20% Rule and avoid throwing them at high noon. Some of that comes from Jason Randall, who wrote this great book on why and how trout feed. He believes most trout will try and eat prey that are 20% of their length or less. They know that
I am a newbie at fishing Massachusetts waters. I started fishing local waters only last year. Before, I would fish only once or twice a year, up in the heralded waters around Pittsburg, NH, near Canada. Then, I started listening to Tom Rosenbauer’s podcasts and felt the need to find local waters. Since then, I’m
Troy, many thanks for the warm welcome! Hi everyone, I’m sure you’re chomping at the bit for spring. For me, there’s only so much fly tying I can do before cabin fever creeps in. So, in Feb., I ventured to the Swift River twice, trudging through three feet of snow with ice crampons at the