Pro Tips: How to Fish to Deadfalls and Other In-Stream Wood

Written by: Phil Monahan

In-stream wood comes in many different configurations, but all will usually hold trout or bass.
Photo by Phil Monahan

Stream fly fishers learn pretty quickly that “wood is good,” as it provides fish with protection from predators, a hiding place from which they can ambush food, and oftentimes a deep hole . . .


Warmwater Wednesday: Bass Go Ga-Ga for Gurglers

Written by: Preston Ailor

The Gurgler provided just the right action and commotion to draw strikes.
Photos by Preston Ailor

I have a problem. I look through fly-fishing magazines and catalogs the same way teenage boys look at Kardashians’ Instagram accounts. One day, looking through the Orvis fly catalog, I . . .