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Locating fish is the first step to a successful outing.

Reading the Water: 12 Locations That Hold Trout & Bass

Ross Purnell

Locating fish is the first step to a successful outing.

You can be a successful freshwater fly fisher with just the nine knots shown here.

9 Best Fly Fishing Knots You Should Know

Fly Fisherman Staff | Illustrations by Joe Mahler

You can be a successful freshwater fly fisher with just the nine knots shown here.

Here are three basic strategies for fishing flies on a dead drift.

How to Fish Flies on a Dead Drift

Dave Karczynski - October 01, 2019

Here are three basic strategies for fishing flies on a dead drift.

Here are seven important strategies from some of the world's best nymph fishermen.

7 Tips for Rigging Your Nymphs like a Pro

George Daniel - March 11, 2019

Here are seven important strategies from some of the world's best nymph fishermen.

Tackle tricks and tips from our readers.

Expert Tackle Tricks and Tips

Jay Nichols (Illustrations by Joe Mahler) - January 22, 2019

Tackle tricks and tips from our readers.

As taught in Orvis schools the past 50 years.

The Progressive Method of Fly Casting

Pete Kutzer - December 13, 2018

As taught in Orvis schools the past 50 years.

Trout eat a host of aquatic insects, terrestrial insects, other fish, crustaceans, leeches, worms, and other foods.

What Trout Eat

Ross Purnell, Editor - January 16, 2016

Trout eat a host of aquatic insects, terrestrial insects, other fish, crustaceans, leeches,...

Smallmouth and largemouth bass might be America's most popular gamefish'and for good reason.

Fly Fishing Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass

Fly Fisherman - January 12, 2016

Smallmouth and largemouth bass might be America's most popular gamefish'and for good reason.

Finding fish is the first step to a successful outing.

Finding Fish (In A Stream)

Fly Fisherman - January 12, 2016

Finding fish is the first step to a successful outing.

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