PERFORMANCE FLY CASTING // THE GRIP

PERFORMANCE FLY CASTING // THE GRIP

A sound grip is the foundation of a good casting stroke. All of the most popular ways to hold a fly rod are some variation of the thumb-on-top (TOT), index-on-top (IOT), or V-grip (VG) styles. I strongly favor and highly recommend the TOT version because it offers distinct advantages over the other two. First of […]

ONE FINE DAY // BY DOUG MCKNIGHT

ONE FINE DAY // BY DOUG MCKNIGHT

Once in a while we get treated to some really great fishing, something out of the ordinary. Permit fishing typically involves not getting them, even when it is good. Time on the water is always enjoyable whether the fish show up and do what they are supposed to or not, having the proper mindset for […]

A GUIDES PERSPECTIVE // BY MATT HERON

A GUIDES PERSPECTIVE // BY MATT HERON

There is no question that being able to get your fly where you want it is of the upmost importance in fly fishing. The fly cast has long been revered as one of the purist art forms in all of fishing, and for good reason. Being able to consistently place your fly into the target […]