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Craven's Haymaker

Fly Tying

Knock them out with this fishy combination. Fly Tying

Craven's Haymaker

Charlie Craven - October 29, 2019

Knock them out with this fishy combination.

A wedge-head streamer with a deer-hair diving lip. Fly Tying

Tying the Drunk & Disorderly Streamer

Charlie Craven

A wedge-head streamer with a deer-hair diving lip.

A streamer that moves like a champ Fly Tying

Swim Coach Streamer

Charlie Craven - October 01, 2019

A streamer that moves like a champ

A Jack Dennis classic, first designed for the Jackson Hole One Fly. Fly Tying

Tying the Amy's Ant

Charlie Craven

A Jack Dennis classic, first designed for the Jackson Hole One Fly.

Beginners

Locating fish is the first step to a successful outing. Beginners

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. Beginners

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. Beginners

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. Beginners

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.

How-To

How to add movement to your flies for presentations trout can't resist. How-To

How to Imitate Caddisflies

George Daniel with Paul Weamer - October 23, 2019

How to add movement to your flies for presentations trout can't resist.

If you want to catch these big trout you need to elevate your game. How-To

Elevate Your Game: How to Take Your Fly Fishing to a Higher Level

Matt McCannel - March 19, 2019

If you want to catch these big trout you need to elevate your game.

The top eight spots for lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. How-To

Locating Stillwater Trout

Ross Purnell - January 10, 2019

The top eight spots for lakes, ponds, and reservoirs.

Much of the effectiveness of large, foam terrestrials lies in their visibility on the water. How-To

Fly-Fishing with Foam Terrestrials

Vince Wilcox - August 28, 2018

Much of the effectiveness of large, foam terrestrials lies in their visibility on the water.

Casting

Steve is a Michael Jordan sort of fierce competitor, but at the same time he'd give you the shirt off his back. Casting

Steve Rajeff: The Gentle Giant of Fly Casting

John Field - December 06, 2019

Steve is a Michael Jordan sort of fierce competitor, but at the same time he'd give you the...

Fifteen minutes of practice every day over the course of a summer or fall season can make you an excellent caster. Casting

Simple Steps to Deliver Your Fly to the Fish

FFM Staff | Photography by Jay Nichols

Fifteen minutes of practice every day over the course of a summer or fall season can make you...

Try some of these tips the next time you find yourself face to face with a quality trout, you may be pleased with the outcome. Casting

Mastering the Short Game

Landon Mayer - March 27, 2019

Try some of these tips the next time you find yourself face to face with a quality trout, you...

Based on Chapter 9 of The Complete Cast, Ed Jaworowski and Bernard 'Lefty' Kreh give some insight on making the perfect fly cast. Casting

Smooth Operators of The Complete Cast

Lefty Kreh & Ed Jaworowski - March 20, 2018

Based on Chapter 9 of The Complete Cast, Ed Jaworowski and Bernard 'Lefty' Kreh give some...

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