It’s Ok to Ask for Help on the Water

Wading across swift high water safely is best done with a partner. Photo: Louis Cahill A lot of fly fisherman of both sexes get a little hesitant when it comes to holding hands or locking arms with people that aren’t kin. If you don’t suffer from Haphephobia, then...

Should You Be Sharpening Your Hooks More?

Dr. Slick handheld diamond hook sharpener. Photo: Louis Cahill I know that’s what it’s going to take if I want a decent shot at landing a big mature brown trout. I’m looking for a 20 plus-incher and they never come easy. And where I live, you’re lucky to get a few...

The Salt Water Quick Cast

Joel Brings the Heat Photo by Louis Cahill Everything happens quickly on the flats and the angler who can put his fly on a fish sixty feet from the boat with only two false casts will have a distinct advantage. It’s important to get the fly to the fish in a hurry but...

Dehumidifiers Keep My Fly Fishing Gear Fresh & Dry

My dehumidifier is my fly fishing gear’s best friend. Photo By: Louis Cahill There’s nothing worse than having to slide into a pair of stinky, sweaty waders that are still damp from the day before, struggle to slide your feet into a frozen solid pair of wading boots...

4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Chasing Musky on the Fly

Charlie Murphy with a brute of a Musky. Photo By Blain Chocklett Today’s guest post was provided by Charlie Murphy, a long time member of Gink & Gasoline and musky devotee. For those of you who don’t know Charlie, he’s as laid back as they come, he eats, sleeps...