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If you’ve spent any time readying our blog lately, you would have certainly noticed the Sowbug Roundup being mentioned several times. “Sowbug” is a three day fly tying and fly fishing show, that has been held in Mountain Home for the past 20 years. So, for those of you new to fly fishing/tying, or for those […] READ MORE >>
If last week’s weather was a roller coaster, we’d all be tossing our cookies. Up with the warm temperatures, side to side with the tornado warning, and then back down with the 3 inches of snow on Saturday! Whew! We all know how this weather makes us feel, but one question being frequently asked at the shop […] READ MORE >>
“The Ways of the Heron” should be the title of some famous fly fisherman’s autobiography. “WALK like the Heron, STALK like the Heron, BE the Heron.” When all else fails, the heron will always get his daily limit. He comes with all the equipment necessary to catch an unsuspecting fish. His bluish-grey feathers serve as a natural […] READ MORE >>
If dry flies were a fine chocolate, an elk hair caddis would be the ingredient that gave it that extra bit of indulgence. While there are many successful caddis patterns, the elk hair caddis seems to stand out in terms of versatility and productivity. The pattern, developed in 1957 by Al Troth, did not reach […] READ MORE >>
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this year, predicting 6 more weeks of winter. While his prediction might hold true to the northeast, the south is not seeing that same shadow. On the other hand, Bee Cave Bob, the Texas version of Punxsutawney Phil, did not see his shadow, meaning spring is just around the corner. […] READ MORE >>
“Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.” -General George S. Patton   This is a quote we should all live by, but it seems especially appropriate for White River streamer fishermen. Current water conditions have been a challenge, but even with our lack of sustainable high flows, our guides have […] READ MORE >>
From the looks of things, we are going to have a very early spring this year. With warmer weather comes a certain insect that trout go nuts over- caddis. There are many styles of caddis flies to match their natural emergence through the water column. When most people think of fishing a caddis, it would […] READ MORE >>