Top 5 Subsurface Flies for Big Brook Trout

Brook trout are arguably the most beautiful freshwater fish that swims, displaying levels of natural artistry, camouflage, color-within-color that are utterly astounding. But that’s just their skin. Underneath the gorgeous exterior of these magnificent. . .

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Pro Tips: Top 5 Trout Flies for October (Purple edition)

When it comes to fall colors, guide Tanner Smith--of Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Colorado--really likes purple. Purple flies, that is. Here, he teams up with Colorado Rockies All-Star center . . .

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Ask the Experts: What Are Your Top 5 Fall Flies?


Angler Steven Meyer basks in incredible foliage on the Nantahala River in North Carolina.
Photo by Jimmy Harris, Unicoi Outfitters

Last year, 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: “What are . . .

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Pro Tips: Top 5 Subsurface Flies for Largemouth Bass

Written by: Alvin Dedeaux, All Water Guides


Subsurface patterns, such as this crawfish, will take bass when they're not willing to eat bugs on top.
Photo courtesy 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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