The Hatchless Rise and Nymph Migration

The longer I fish the more I’ve realized there is always a trout willing to prove me wrong.  I suppose if I always had their number, the pursuit and hopeful success would be far less grand than it is today. In the game of catching trout, presenting the right fly in the wrong manner will…

Adaptive Adventures in Trout

It is estimated that there are over 300,000 people in the U.S. living with a spinal chord injury (SCI). For some, simply stepping out the door is a daily adventure. Fly fishing is among the growing list of adaptive, outdoor pursuits for individuals living with SCI. From the trout’s perspective, the amount of mobility an…

Foam-Headed Dahlberg Diver

There are two things that can be said about the original Dahlberg Diver; bass seem to love it and it takes a fair amount of time to tie one properly.  Let’s face it, packing deer hair can be a painful process and it makes an absolute mess of the fly tying bench. After recently acquiring…

Wandering Spring Creek Road.

The last time I had the urge to steal a street sign I was standing at the junction of county highways PB & J.  The sidetrack jaunt to the junction of PB & J was a mere 20-miles out of our way and, in my mind, well worth the trip to see if such a…