Fly Fishing Tactics for Bass in the Fall

Fly ishing for bass in the fall. Photo By: Louis Cahill The main reason I love chasing bass on the fly during the fall, is because a lot of the forage food (ex. threadfin shad, gizzard shad and blueback herring) that the bass fatten up on in preparation for the cold...

RS2 – One of My Favorite Picky Trout Fly Patterns

The RS2 can be a highly effective fly pattern year-round, from stockers to wild educated trout. Photo By: Louis Cahill You may find yourself questioning if any trout in the stream are willing to feed at all. At other times, you’ll have no problem locating pods of...

Be Prepared For Colorado’s Black Canyon

Photo by Louis Cahill My buddy John is getting even more fidgety than usual. He’s whipped himself into a froth as I go over the pack-list. Sleeping bag, pad, headlamp, tecnu…” “Water?”, he asked. “No, I told you, filter bottle.” “Cliff Bars, peanut butter, whisky…”...

Don’t Ride the Brakes During Your Fly Casting

Don’t Ride the Brakes During Your Fly Casting. Photo By: Louis Cahill Is your power and line speed insufficient? If the answer is yes, I bet you’re also getting a fair amount of tailing loops or dreaded wind knots aren’t you? Come on, be honest. There’s absolutely...

Kiss the Bank with Your Terrestrials

Kiss the Banks with Terrestrials for Trophy Trout When the terrestrial bite is in full swing, brown trout will often tuck up under overhanging foliage super tight to the banks. Often they’ll be in less than a foot of water waiting patiently for the land born insects...