The Water Haul Cast – Slow Your Roll

Slow your roll during a water haul cast for a better presentation. Photo Louis Cahill I love it for a few reasons. First, because it allows you to make a presentation without false casting over the fish. This is done by you using the water and fly line to load your...

Czech Nymphing: Dell Neighbours Talks Tactics & Rigging with G&G

Czech nymphing can put fish in the net when other methods fall short. Photo Louis Cahill It’s a subject we’ve wanted to tackle on the blog for a while now, but  neither Louis or I specialize in Czech nymphing. Furthermore, we’re not the kind of guys that write about...

Tiger Trout

This Tiger Was Made in the Lab They are a hybrid of a female brown trout and a male brook trout. They are distinctive, the dark modeled pattern of a brook trout’s back extending down their sides to their belly. This bold pattern won them the name tiger trout. The...

Thank You God for the Terrestrial Season

Fly fishing during the terrestrial season you can cut back drastically on gear. Photo Louis Cahill About this time every year, when I’m starting to get run down from guiding, the terrestrial season arrives, and I’m blessed with a second wind. I’m always astonished at...

Choosing Carp Flies: What Are They Eating?

Photo by Louis Cahill by Dan Frasier  “If you think you know where to start without intimately knowing the water and fish you are about to chase, carp will whip your ass.” John Gierach, in his book Death, Taxes and Leaky Waders, writes about expertizing. That is,...

Choosing a Fly Rod is Like Choosing a Guitar

Little G Weevil with his 1940 Kay Photo by Louis Cahill “Who are those $850 fly rods for? If the experts don’t need them and the beginners can’t appreciate them, who needs them?” If you follow G&G on Facebook then you probably know about my love of old school...