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....

The Only Two Caddis Pupa Patterns I Really Need to Carry

LaFontaine’s Emergent Sparkle Pupa strikes again. Photo By: Louis Cahill Tying a caddisfly imitation on, is usually not a bad move on any trout water you visit. Globally, there’s thousands of different species of caddisflies, and that fact alone, one could argue...

14 Ways To Prevent Fish Mortality

I’ll Be Back to Catch You Again Photo by Louis Cahill The years we spend learning to cast and drift a fly or the thousands of dollars we spend on gear and travel are all wasted if we don’t have fish. With more anglers entering the sport every day, sport fish are...