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How to Fight Trout Effectively and Get them in the Net Quickly

Landon Mayer's tips will help calm your nerves and allow you to gain control, so the trout can fight another day.

The battle between angler and trout is one of the most exciting and nerve-rattling experiences in fly fishing. In that intense moment it feels like time is standing still. The following tips will help calm your nerves, and allow you a chance to gain control. Whether you’re fishing drys, nymphs, or streamers, battling a resident river trout or a lake monster, these techniques will tire the fish quickly, and successfully allow the trout a safe release to fight another day. 

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