Back in August, we featured a cool profile of angler Jeff Currier in a Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, and here he offers some of his top tips for bass fishing with a fly rod. From choosing the right gear to casting big flies to making sure you land the . . .
Sportsmen are faced with so many potential conservation disasters--from Pebble Mine to the Everglades--that it's heartening to focus on a success story. The folks at Flymen Fishing . . .
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Drew Ross--a.k.a Looknfishy--sent us this great video of fishing for largemouth bass from a kayak in the kind of water where you don't normally see a fly rod. Chucking a streamer to trees, stumps, . . .
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Written by: Alvin Dedeaux, All Water Guides
Just like trout, largemouth bass spend most of their time feeding below the surface. And as most people would agree that catching trout on dry flies is more exciting, watching a bass explode on . . .
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Written by: Preston Ailor
I have a problem. I look through fly-fishing magazines and catalogs the same way teenage boys look at Kardashians’ Instagram accounts. One day, looking through the Orvis fly catalog, I . . .
Written by: Rob Woodruff, Woodruff Guide Service
Keeping a fly in a big largemouth bass’s mouth often proves more difficult than getting it there. Here are 8 techniques that will make the difference between showing off a photo and telling . . .
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Everyone knows that bass loves weeds in the summer, but to cover big weed beds efficiently, you often need a boat (although not necessarily a sparkly one). Especially in the South, the lake. . .
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I spend a lot time during the summer casting bass poppers and sliders from the family canoe. There's definitely a way to do it right, and Colin McKeown from The New Fly Fisher offers. . .
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Catching largemouth bass on surface flies is a lot of fun, but it’s not as easy as you might think. Bass aren’t like northern pike, almost always willing to chase down a big meal. In fact, bass. . .
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