Ask the Experts: How Do You Attach the Second Fly in a Tandem Rig?


Tying the dropper to the hook bend of the top fly is the most common method for creating a tandem rig.
Photo by Phil Monahan

A few months ago, we introduced a new weekly “Ask the Experts” Column and asked you to pose some questions for our panel of experts. Our latest question for them to chew on is: “How do . . ."

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Creating a a Persuasive Image of a Sulfur


A newly hatched sulfure rides the surface of a Pennsylvania stream.
Photos by Ted Fauceglia

Freshly hatched duns resting on slow-moving currents are the equivalent of low-hanging fruit. But trout will often follow and scrutinize a perfectly formed natural for several feet before deciding . . .

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Meet the Winner of Our “Citron” Hydros SL Reel Giveaway


Andrew Bower chases anything that swims in his home state of Pennsylvania and beyond.
Photo courtesy Andrew Bower

If we can draw any conclusions from our recent “Citron” Hydros SL Reel Giveaway it's that the new color is going to be a hit. Lots of folks appreciate this departure from the standard . . .

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Fish Facts: Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha )


Alaska produces some monster kings, such as this Kanektok River beast.
Photo by Chris Morgan, www.twosherpas.com

Every June and July, anglers flock to Alaska for a chance to test their mettle—and their tackle—against king salmon, which regularly top 50 pounds and are muscular brutes after living at . . .

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Podcast: The Wonders of the Midwest’s Driftless Area with Mat Wagner



This week’s podcast is a tour of the wonders of the Midwest’s Driftless Area, where small trout streams abound, trout are plentiful, and there's plenty of public access. What could be . . .

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