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Two Stellar Fishing ‘Minds’ Get Together Denny Rickards Signature Series Stillwater Fly Rod 2021 is a year many were waiting to see, and for different reasons. However, there are other areas of the world that will be added to and improved upon with this calendar change, as well. Not only are there new voices and outlooks around the world, there are also amazing companies that will introduce products millions of consumers will love. And when it comes to the wonderful world of fly fishing, Snowbee USA and the ‘expert’ Stillwater fly fisherman Denny Rickards are teaming up to bring anglers an...

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  Popularity of Euro-Nymphing is Growing Euro-nymphing has become increasingly popular over the last few years. However, if this particular technique has yet to cross your path as an avid angler, it’s important to note how this innovation first came about. The “European Style Nymphing” technique originated when fly fishermen in Poland, Czechoslovakia and France perfected the style, and competitive fly anglers started to adopt their tactics in order to win tournaments around the globe. As other fishermen discovered just how productive Euro-nymphing was, the technique appeared online and soon took over North America. Today, the internet does not only...

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  The overloaded pack creaks and groans in rhythm with the boots. One foot in front of the other. 12 miles behind us and just under two to go. Despite the training, I'm spent. Sitting for a minute we remove our packs, catch our breath and rehydrate before pushing on.   Making the final ascent, the lake comes into view. It's as beautiful as I remembered. The look on my son's face says it all. He gets it. Every mile was worth it.   Blake had been asking to go on a backpacking trip with me for years and this...

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Fishing MayFlies Destinations and Gear

You are a fly fisher extraordinaire looking for the absolute best places to cast one of those perfect dry flies that you’ve taken the time to tie. The perfect mayfly patterns are in your case, 

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  Down Stream Steelhead on a Dry Line Dry Line Steelheading is both fun and effective. I fish dry line, down stream as shown below, up and across at a 45 degree, and straight upstream. On the downstream approach with a 9' Fluorocarbon Leader 0X  your fly will sink 12" to 18".   Let's talk gear before we get started on approach. Best Steelheading is in late fall through spring. Weather cold wet and windy!  Two items that are a must are the Snowbee Nivalis Down Jacket it's wind resistant and water proof. The other item is the SFT Neoprene Gloves, warm,...

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