Most Seams Hold Trout Regardless of Size

I took two trout out of this tiny seam on the Snake River in WY. Photo Louis Cahill The larger and deeper the water a seam has, the more trout it can hold. Likewise, the smaller and shallower a seam is, the less room there will be available and less trout it can...

5 Tips For Teaching Kids To Fly-Fish

Maxine McCormick photo by Chris Korich To my mind, there’s nothing more important than teaching kids to fish. If done right, it’s an investment that pays three times. For the child you teach, it’s a life of wonder and purpose, which builds character and keeps them...

2 Ways to Determine the Sex of a Trout

Over the years, I’ve found that the majority of my clients have a hard time determining whether a trout they catch is a male or female. Below are two ways to quickly identify the sex of a trout. 1. Look at the mouth One of best ways to distinguish the sex of a trout...

Fly Fishing: Being Outfitted Properly Should Always Be the #1 Priority

You can ruin a perfect day of fly fishing not taking the time to outfit properly. Photo Louis Cahill Many can attest to the feeling of pure excitement that comes over us right after we’ve parked the vehicle and are fixing to hit the water for a great day of fly...

Some Days It’s All About the Twitch

When the standard dead drift isn’t getting the job done, try subtle fly twitches. Photo Louis Cahill When you’re working water that you’re certain holds trout, and a standard drag-free drift isn’t getting the job done, try imparting subtle movement on your fly/flies...

Fly Fishing: Float N’ Fly Rig for the Fly Rod

Fly fishing: Float and Fly Rig for the fly rod. Photo Louis Cahill At the tail-end of the post, I touched base on how effective a Float N’ Fly Rig (basically a nymphing rig on my fly rod) can be for catching good numbers of bass during the late fall and winter months....