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Convert the Bump – Three Quick Tips to Up Your Streamer Game

Convert the Bump – Three Quick Tips to Up Your Streamer Game

Are you a streamer junkie? Is the Tug your drug? Do you spend all year dreaming about gray autumn days and vicious takes from belligerent brown trout? If the answer is yes, then you are undoubtedly familiar with the “Bump”. We’ve all been there. You made a great cast....
Hatch Profile – Callibaetis – Three Geeky Bug Facts That Will Help You Catch More Fish

Hatch Profile – Callibaetis – Three Geeky Bug Facts That Will Help You Catch More Fish

In many ways the hopes and dreams of fly fishers rest on the existence of bugs. Sure, you can venture out onto your favorite piece of water on any given day and catch some fish, many times lots of fish, when there is seemingly no bug activity. But, those aren’t the...
Hatch Profile – Brown Drakes: Three Geeky Bug Facts That Will Help You Catch More Fish

Hatch Profile – Brown Drakes: Three Geeky Bug Facts That Will Help You Catch More Fish

Brown Drakes (Ephemera simulans) are to fly fishers what the New Kids on the Block were to teenage girls in 1990. If they made mayfly posters, you would definitely have one of a Brown Drake on the wall in your bedroom. You would do anything in your power to go see...
Hatch Profile – Gray Drakes: Four Geeky Bug Facts That Will Help You Catch More Fish

Hatch Profile – Gray Drakes: Four Geeky Bug Facts That Will Help You Catch More Fish

If you fish in Big Sky Country, or anywhere else trout live, you undoubtedly know about Drakes. If you don’t, you should. They are the kings of all mayflies. Their size (#10-12) commands respect, and demands attention from fish and fishermen alike. The most famous of...