Pro Tips: The Keys to a Good Downstream Dead Drift


Check out the short video on downstream presentations at the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center.

One of my favorite fishing holes in Yellowstone National Park is just below the attraction called Mud Volcano, where the Yellowstone River flows over a ledge of volcanic rock into a very deep. . .

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Classic Pro Tips: How to “Trigger” a Trout Strike

Written by: Paul Weamer, author of The Bug Book


Bucktail Body Emergers use a rope of bucktail fibers twisted with thread to make a realistic looking segmented body.
Photo by Paul Weamer

The depth of your aquatic insect knowledge will be unimportant for catching trout if you do not understand how to translate that knowledge into choosing effective fly patterns and . . .

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