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Perdigon Nymph

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Locating Stillwater Trout

Fly Tying

Fly Tying

Perdigon Nymph

Charlie Craven - January 15, 2019

These dense, indestructible nymphs will improve your subsurface game.

Fly Tying

Tying Grillos's User Friendly

Charlie Craven - December 19, 2018

Trout can't resist it, and it's easy to keep it floating.

Fly Tying

Tying the Clown Shoe Caddis

Charlie Craven - July 25, 2018

The Clown Shoe Caddis is tailor-made to suspend heavy dropper nymphs, even in turbulent water.

Beginners

Beginners

Expert Tackle Tricks and Tips

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

Tackle tricks and tips from our readers.

Beginners

The Progressive Method of Fly Casting

Pete Kutzer - December 13, 2018

As taught in Orvis schools the past 50 years.

Beginners

What Trout Eat

Ross Purnell, Editor - January 16, 2016

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

How-To

How-To

Locating Stillwater Trout

Ross Purnell - January 10, 2019

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

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.

How-To

Tips for Fishing an Ant Fall

Jim McLennan - August 09, 2018

Ants are everywhere, they're around all summer and fall, and if you haven't heard the news, trout love them. Here's some great tips for fishing an ant fall.

Casting

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 insight on making the perfect fly cast.

Casting

Tips for Effectively Casting in Wind

Joe Mahler - December 05, 2017

Casting in wind is tough, and getting frustrated doesn't help. Take a deep breath, and think it through. Here's some expert advice for fishing windy days.

Casting

Swinging Wet Flies Downstream

Jonathan Wright - June 28, 2016

Swinging wet flies downstream to imitate emerging insects is something you'll want to be rigging for when circumstances dictate.

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