Tag: fly fishing

The Warm Before the Storm: Montana Flyfishing

Where I learned to toss line… I have been fly fishing for over a decade now and have fallen in love with all aspects of the sport including winter fishing. Montana winter fishing is legendary. Montana provides fly fishing experiences…

How to Detect Strikes When Nymph Fishing

The best season for brookies and rainbows in Ligonier on the Loyalhanna… As hatches become fewer and farther between in the fall, most anglers will be fishing with subsurface nymphs or streamers. When you can’t see your fly, detecting strikes…

Dry Fly on Michigan’s Muskegon River

Fishing Drakes and Iso’s…   Captain Steven Kuieck, owner of RiverQuest Charters, has been guiding our home river the Muskegon since 1996. He has fished this river for over twenty–five years having his first success with Steelhead on a fly…

The Future of Striped Bass

“Banging jetty pockets” all day…   When I was asked to write about pursuing striped bass in the fall and fly fishing techniques used to target them, I almost passed on the offer. I thought back on how, 20 years…

Fall Trouting

 Would could be more beautiful than autumn on the Bitterroot in Western Montana?  Maybe the trout.    See more at Western Fly Media…

Life is Tough on the Loyalhanna

loyalhanna fly fishing life is tough

Kicking back on the Loyalhanna Creek in Ligonier, PA. Keep a fly on your hat for when you forget your vest! … and a pair of pliers in your toolbox.   Clearwater 5-weight 8’6″ fly rod and Superlight Shadow Sunglasses…

Hand Over the Waders

Angler fly fishing the Penobscot River.

It can be difficult this time of year to find productive trout and salmon fishing – with a spin or fly setup. We try our luck anyway. Any day waist deep in the river beats being waist deep in office…