Casting Stroke Revisited—Whitney Gould

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hW39uwrMsMI After competing in the World Flycasting Championships for the first time last summer (winning four medals, including the overall silver, missing gold by mere fractions of a point) Whitney…

Sound Advice

From R.D. Peck, in his obscure Fly Fishing For Duffers, 1934.

Casting Stroke Analysis—Dan Daufel

https://youtu.be/iW_RxdHBvbA   Dan Daufel is a highly skilled caster, angler, and fly tier from Bozeman, Montana. It was my pleasure to have worked with him years ago at Blue Ribbon…

Stalking the Hunter

Here's a rare look at a big brown trout (23 inches, 4+ lbs.) hunting in extremely thin water. The cant of his eye and downward tilting body posture indicate that…

Kneeling and Skill Level

Throughout the season I fish with anglers of all skill levels: beginners and intermediates, experts and past masters. One of the relationships I've noticed over the years is that as…

Casting Stroke Analysis—Karlie Roland

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/Tqk1daQGHrE Karlie Roland works as a sales rep for Umpqua Feather Merchants, one of the largest suppliers of flies and other tackle items to fly shops around the country. Prior…

A Fabulous Trick For CDC

In the mid-1980s, Blue Ribbon Flies introduced cul de canard (cdc) to the United States. We imported both the feathers and a variety of dry flies tied from those feathers through…

The Old Never Goes Out Of Style

Very few fly fishing books ever been published that contain real-life examples of flies. The limited edition of Eric Taverner's Trout Fishing From All Angles (1929) is one of them. Pictured below…

Some Casting Work

I spent a few days recently on the Blackfoot River, filming a variety of fly casting videos with School of Trout director Todd Tanner and videographer Jeremy Roberts. Video can…

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