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Tactics, Tackle, and Timing on the Railroad Ranch

Tactics, Tackle, and Timing on the Railroad Ranch

Simply put, it is one of the most iconic pieces of trout water on Earth.  The very mention of the storied Railroad Ranch section of the Henry’s Fork conjures images of expansive flats with large rainbow trout sipping away on the surface.  Anglers who...
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...
Big Sky Anglers Featured Fly – Jojo’s Para Shuck Flav

Big Sky Anglers Featured Fly – Jojo’s Para Shuck Flav

Originator:  Joe Moore, BSA Co-owner Hook: MFC 7000, Barbless MFC 7000KBL, or equivalent.  Size 14 Thread: Danville 6/0 Rusty Brown or your choice Tail/Trailing Shuck: Sparkle Emerger Yarn – Brown Abdomen: Superfine Dry Fly Dubbing, Olive Thorax: Olive Goose...