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...

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...

How Louis Got His Groove Back

Good Bye Darlin’ Photo by Joel Dickey It’s hard to overstate the importance of confidence in fly fishing. It’s often the special sauce on success. I squint into the sun. My eyes burn from sweat and sun screen. I take a few deep breaths and puff them back out. I...

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...