- By: Buzz Bryson
- and Paul Guernsey
Plus, Scott's X2S saltwater rod, and a waterproof fly box
It's time to gear up for this season's smallmouth action
- Photography by: Richard Procopio
I love an intricate fly as much as the next guy, but I have also found that sometimes the difficult patterns don't catch as many fish as the simple, easy ones...
- By: Paul Guernsey
- and Buzz Bryson
Plus, avoiding tailing loops, and an angler's fear of failure
There's one step where hackling can go horribly awry. Here's how to avoid problems.
How to make perfect CDC mayfly wings every time
Hot new tying materials, and how to use them
A defense of the San Juan Worm in two variations
A weighted streamer for the early season
Plus, why buy a rotary vise?