Daily Archives: September 8, 2022

Pro Tips: When to Use Sinking Lines for Redfish

Pro Tips: When to Use Sinking Lines for Redfish

Written by: Capt. Cleve Hancock, Brown Dog Sportfishing A sinking line helped to get the fly down to this nice Redfish. All photos by Captain Cleve. Redfish are well known for providing some amazing sight-fishing opportunities, from waving their tails in the flooded grass, to cruising shorelines with their backs out of the water. The opportunity to cast at reds…

10 Steps to Make your Raft Fishing Trip More Enjoyable

Fly fishing out of a raft can be a challenge–from backing the trailer down the ramp, rowing the boat, or fishing with people that have never fly fished before. However, there are a lot of similarities and differences between being a walk and wade angler or a float angler. Float fishing from a raft opens more angling opportunities in big…

Photos: The Start of This Year’s “20 September Days” Contest

Photos: The Start of This Year’s “20 September Days” Contest

My first week offered varied locations and experiences . . . and a cool leech. It’s Day 8 of our “20 Days in September” Photo Contest, and since “thirty days hath September,” you could start today and still complete the challenge. How are you doing so far? I’m doing okay, having fished every day but two, focusing on brook trout in…

Matching the Hatch for Smallmouth

Matching the Hatch for Smallmouth

Brian Bradfield photo This is a fun story from Jake Villwock over at Fly Fisherman Magazine. He walks us through how to catch more smallmouth bass by matching the hatch – a technique we usually associate with trout fishing. It’s a refreshing way of looking at fishing for other species besides trout. Read it in full here. The post Matching the Hatch…

Understanding Tides | MidCurrent

Understanding Tides | MidCurrent

Photo by Evan Jones For freshwater anglers, making the transition to chasing saltwater species can be pretty daunting. It’s like learning the sport all over again, especially when you consider learning about tides. That’s why this post from Evan Jones over at Orvis is a must-read if you’re interested in fishing saltwater. He gives you a great introduction to learning…

Sleeping fish? – Moldy Chum

Sleeping fish? – Moldy Chum

All fish sleep, but it’s not like human sleep. Whether you’re a human or a haddock, sleep is essential. It gives the body time to repair itself, and the brain a chance to reset and declutter. Scientists are still learning about how fish sleep. What we do know: Their sleep is not like ours. LINK (via The Conversation) Source link