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Driftless Hex – A Brown Trout Story March 17, 2021 – Posted in: Community

When I first started reading outdoor magazines, there was an article about the Upper Midwest in Field & Stream Magazine about “bugs the size of hummingbirds” and how they “danced in the heads of anglers like brown sugar plum fairies.” At the time, it didn’t mean much–but the idea was planted and it took root.

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Best Flies for the Driftless August 17, 2020 – Posted in: Community, Learning

The Driftless Area is a special place for trout fishing. Our friend Matt Ebbers who makes up half of the Brown Trout and Bridge Beers Podcast lays out the best flies to fish this Summer in the Driftless Area. (That are not the infamous Pink Squirrel pattern.) Mini-Jiga-Bugger in Size 4-6 – For all you trout streamer junkies, this is a great pattern that has a hint of pink color that the Driftless brown trout…

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