This guide will tell you how to locate Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass As trout rivers warm in late summer, fly-fishing for trout can become downright dangerous for the fish. So many anglers turn their attention to local bass waters. In this great video from the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center, TomRead More →

This guide will tell you how to fish a summertime riffle. In summer, trout often migrate to riffles, where they can find well-oxygenated water and plenty of food. This quick-and-dirty video from Sean Visintainer of Washington’s Silver Bow Fly Shop offers some good advice on the best ways to fish theseRead More →

ISLANDS The mackerel have been a bit touchy. Until they’re ready to feed, anglers should just keep trying. A lot of solid trout were caught fishing the fringing reefs this week. Some nice examples were caught in Mackerel Bay on live fusiliers, while Double Cone Island saw some mackerel landedRead More →

The Whitsunday Inter-Club Mackerel Muster will be on July 30-31 with prizes across multiple categories including adult male and female, junior male and female aged 8-14, small fry male and female up to eight years. THE Whitsundays will witness the ultimate battle of fishing supremacy this weekend with a friendlyRead More →

Basically, it’s about finding the fish and experimenting with retrieves–tackle and flies are the least of your worries. Most of us have some sort of warm water close to home, so it’s like that old Stephen Stills song, “if you can’t be with the one you love, honey, love theRead More →

Tom explains in great detail all the fundamentals you need to know—understanding why trout eat batifish, what streamers to choose and why, fly line choices and much more! In the “Casting with Pete”segment at the 18:00 mark, Peter Kutzer teaches you how to double haul and how to make aRead More →

The author seeks out water likely to hold the largest fish in a stream. Photos courtesy Toby Halley You may catch fish in these stretches, but usually the big one is in a deep hole with lots of cover and a good current flowing into it. The most important thingsRead More →