After losing a few fish on streamers while chasing predatory fish, most anglers learn pretty quickly that a "trout set" doesn't work. But knowing that you need a strip set is not the same as knowing how to strip set, as Minnesota-based fly tier Gunnar . . . .
Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, admits that he was pretty nervous the first time he got on a flats skiff because he didn't know quite what to do. Since he is now an official saltwater junkie, he's gleaned a lot of information that novices will find . . .
This week I interview Devin Olsen, whom you may know about from his competitive fly fishing exploits, but we don’t talk about that here. Instead, Devin walks us through what to look for when you first approach a stream and how . . .
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Written by: George Daniel, author of Dynamic Nymphing
Anyone familiar with The Hunger Games trilogy will recall a scene in the movie when the heroine sings the lyrics to a song titled, “The Hanging Tree.” This morbid tune is about death, but for . . .
Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, is back with another informative and humorous video. This time, he explains the best, most efficient way to cast a sinking-tip line. As you’ll see, it has less to do with your casting motion and . . .
Successful fly fishers approach the water like detectives. By gathering clues along the trail, on the streambanks, and from the air, they you can make an educated guess about which fly patterns . . .
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Regular blog readers know we’ve been enjoying the new series of videos by Ben Sittig, a guide from Colorado, who goes by the moniker Huge Fly Fisherman. Normally, his videos are funny, snarky, and offer some solid . . .
This week, I interview aquatic biologist and fly fisher Peter Stitcher, who not only has a great way of organizing fly boxes (a question I have always neglected to answer properly), but he also has . . .
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