Tag Archives: fly-fishing for brown trout

4 Hot Tips for Fishing the Madison in August

Written by: Brian McGeehan, Montana Angler Fly Fishing


By adjusting your tactics, you can catch big Madison rainbows in the dog days of August.
Photos by Brian McGeehan

August is a popular time to visit and fly-fish the Madison River in southwestern Montana. The Madison can fish well during all twelve months of the year, and each month offers a different set . . .

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Photos of the Day: Wild Brookies on Noname Creek

Written by: PJ Daley, Savage River Angler


The wild brookies of western Maryland are coloring-up nicely for fall.
Photos by Jim Lampros

I had good friends Jimmy Lampros and Brett McCrae out to Garrett County, Maryland to fish last weekend. They fished the lower Savage while I was floating clients down the North Branch. . .

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Master Class Monday: What Do You Do When You Don’t Have the Right Imitation?


Written by: Phil Monahan

What do you do when you don’t have the right fly–when you know exactly what the trout are eating but you don’t have the right imitation? An Elk-wing Caddis becomes a moth by flattening the . . .

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Story and Photos: Learning to Love The Driftless Area

Written by: Len Harris, Jr.


The tiny spring creeks of the driftless hold some of the most colorful browns you could imagine.
Photos by Len Harris, Jr.

Many folks don’t know the meaning of the term driftless. It is an area in the Midwest–comprising parts of Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin–that was not flattened by the last glacial period. . . .

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