Mountain Flies – Top Three Thursday August 30, 2018 – Posted in: Vedavoo

What are the three patterns for fly fishing in the mountains? Who doesn’t love a little blue lining? Whether it be brookies in New England, cutthroats in the Rockies, or goldens on the West Coast, there is something incredibly fun about finding fish in mountain streams. Although these trout are usually eager to eat, there are some flies that perform better than others. Here are our three of our favorites. What would your top three be?…

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Hiking Up to Better Spring Fishing April 3, 2018 – Posted in: Workshop

Every year the arrival of spring means back to fishing. Even though I fly fish twelve months out of the year, there is still something special about nicer weather, active trout, and even the opening of formal trout season. However, my enthusiasm for the turning calendar is sometimes squelched by two unavoidable parts of spring: crowds and high water. I’m left with the same choices as virtually every angler who wants to avoid fishing shoulder-to-shoulder…

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Reflection on Fly Fishing in Labrador October 12, 2016 – Posted in: Vedavoo

They say at first a fisherman wants to catch all the fish, and never can catch enough. Later on, as he becomes more mature in the sport, he wants to catch the biggest fish instead of the most. And finally, when he’s a seasoned angler, he wants to catch the TOUGH fish. Those individual fish that are hardest to catch, and the most challenging. Curt Gowdy Guys my age didn’t watch Curt Gowdy and Lee…

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