Tag Archives: tuesday tips

Tuesday Tips: How to Be a Good Client for Your Guide


Written by: Phil Monahan

Listen, pay attention, be honest about your skills, and smile. . .the goal is to have a good time, right?
Photo courtesy Linehan Outfitting

For some anglers, fishing with a guide can cause a little bit of anxiety. No one wants to make a stupid mistake or say something ridiculous in front of a guide because no one wants to be. . .

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Classic Video Tuesday Tip: How to Wade Safely


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

Falling down in shallow water can be a real drag, as well as painful. But losing
your footing in deeper water can have dire consequences.
Photo courtesy Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center

In today’s video Tuesday Tip from the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center, we discuss safe wading practices. With many people fishing in very cold water over the winter, and with the. . .

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Tuesday Tip: 5 Strategies for Salmonfly Success

Written by: John Way, The Tackle Shop


Salmonflies provide trout with a T-bone-size meal, but the hatch isn’t easy to fish.
Photo by John Way

The salmon fly hatch on many of the bigger rivers of Montana is by far the best time to catch a trophy fish on a dry fly. That being said, this hatch is hard to predict, as well as often. . .

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Classic Video Tuesday Tip: Using Different Casting Angles


Written by: Phil Monahan

Welcome to another installment of “Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor,” starring our own Peter Kutzer, who works at the Manchester, Vermont, Fly Fishing School. In the video below, he answers a question from blog reader “griffjc,” who wrote, . . .

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Tuesday Tip: How to Expand Your Arsenal of Tandem Rigs


Written by: Phil Monahan

The classic “hopper-dropper” is but one option for fishing two flies in tandem.
Photo by Phil Monahan

Fishing with two flies is way more commonplace now than it was when I first discovered the technique in the mid 1990s on Montana’s DePuy Spring Creek—see “How to Tie and Fish. . .

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