How-to Guides

How to Keep a Dry Fly from Sinking

Few things in fishing beat the thrill of watching a big trout rise to the surface and gulp down a dry fly.  It takes practice and skill when making a perfect cast to a rising trout, but nothing spoils the moment like a dry fly that refuses to float.  Have […]

Fishing the 6 most popular National Parks

If you are planning a fishing trip to a national park this season, this article is for you.  Many hours of research and many more hours with my line in the water resulted in the creation of this post. Whenever I visit a national park, I am always amazed at […]

How to go Ice Fishing for Beginners

Fall is past and spring is still months away, but that does not mean the fishing has to stop.  Some of the best fishing of the year waits beneath a sheet of ice.  Ice fishing requires a bit more preparation and planning than fishing open waters in warmer months.   […]

How to Find and Catch Fish in Rivers

Whether fishing in a large river or a small stream, learning to read the currents of the water will help you catch more fish.  It is a skill that requires practice but it is well worth the effort. The easiest way to find more, and bigger, fish in rivers is […]

How to Easily Catch Trout from Shore

With all the modern fishing gear available today, it is easy to get overwhelmed by complex techniques and expensive lures.  If you are just learning how to fish, or even if you are an experienced angler, using basic equipment from shore is rewarding and often very successful. So what is […]