Video: Glossy vs. Penetrating Finishes

Here, Tim explains when you want to use a glossy finish–one that stands out from the fly materials, and when you should go with a penetrating fish–one that soaks into the materials. The effects of each are quite different, . . .

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Leave No Fly Behind and Avoid “The Hanging Tree”

Written by: George Daniel, author of Dynamic Nymphing


A fluorescent yellow Mop Fly makes for an unnatural and dangerous ornament in a streamside tree.
Photo by George Daniel

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 . . .

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