Catching Smallies at Deer Creek Reservoir

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I fished for smallmouth bass at Deer Creek Reservoir with Shad Thomas this morning. We had a great time, catching and releasing 81 of these superb fighting fish ranging in size from an inch-and-a-half to twelve inches. The weather was outstanding as well, topping off a great float and fly fishing outing with my fishing […]

Diamond Fork Fishing with Flynn

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Today I fished Diamond Fork with Flynn Chivers, a Nadi Fly Rods client, who was interested in getting a little guidance on how to read a stream to improve fishing success. Diamond Fork is a fine small stream I have fished for years with generally good success, but as a technical stream I’ve had my […]

Winn Fly Grips

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Many of you are likely familiar with the grip manufacturer, Winn Grips. Known for making grips with tacky, non-slip, multiple polymer compounds for golf, tennis, bicycles and wraps, they have recently branched out into fishing applications, including fly fishing. This is exciting news for those fly anglers who might find that the traditional portuguese cork […]

RODgeeks Fly Rod Blanks

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Check out the new page dedicated to describing RODgeeks fly rod blanks, their high performance characteristics and potential color customizations. So many options for building a unique and interesting custom fly rod on a top shelf, but affordable blank! And now RodGeeks Carbon 4 fly blanks are offered in four smaller sizes to cover the […]

Tying a Montana Nymph

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Here’s me tying a Montana nymph. I don’t usually take this long to tie them although they do require a few steps. To get a decent close-up of the process, I placed the camera in front of me, just underneath the fly secured on the vice, and between my arms. It was a little awkward, […]