Category Archives: Expert Advice

Get Down [to the Fish] with Tom Johannesen

Many Stillwater anglers feel that a type 3 sinking line is all one needs to cover all the depths when using a wet fly in interior lakes. Unfortunately this could not be any further from the truth. When purchasing a rod and reel combo from a fly shop the majority of the time they come […]

Choosing the Right Fly Fishing Equipment for any Scenario

During this winter season, many fly anglers—or those aspiring to become fly anglers—satisfy the urge to get out on the water by dreaming of new equipment to help up their game once things thaw out. In this blog, Field Team member Tom Johannesen breaks down each element with the goal of helping you select the […]

Blobbing for Trout? Yes, it’s a Thing

Fly fishing tactics and strategies are continually evolving regardless of the environment of the fish species we chase. Over the past several years on the stillwater scene there has been renewed interest in mastering the zooplankton pattern puzzle. What are zooplankton? Zooplankton are tiny members of the class Crustacea and are common inhabitants of all […]

Take Your Stillwater Fly Fishing to New Heights

As internationally recognized experts in the field of stillwater fly fishing, Field Team members Brian Chan and Phil Rowley are always looking for new and innovative ways to share their knowledge with other anglers. From books to magazine articles to seminars to DVDs, they have been using whatever technology is available to solve the “puzzle” […]