Lake Erie Steelhead Fishing Primer
So you’ve heard a lot of talk about the steelhead fishing in Erie, PA and you’ve deicded that this fall you want to try it. Perhaps you’re a bass fisherman who likes the idea of big, aggressive fish biting all winter. Maybe you’re a trout angler enticed by the thought of an average fish being 6-9 pounds. For whatever reason, you plan to make the drive north this fall to see just what it’s all about. With this piece (and the four that follow), I hope to give you a much better idea of what to expect for your first trip to Erie.
Stimulator Step-by-Step Tutorial
Click here for a fully illustrated guide to tying the stimulator, an essential fly for my wild trout fishing. The stimulator is a high-riding dry fly that presents a generally buggy appearance and works as an attractor dry fly for effective fishing in any conditions. I use it because it's highly visible in any conditions, and it keeps on floating, no matter what. Also, it catches lots of fish.
Well, I've been home from my trip to Carolina Beach for nearly a week, I suppose it's time I share some of the pictures I took while I was there. The first few pictures are from Kure beach, the next few are from my trips out to a nearby mud flat where I did my fishing, and the majority of the rest of the photos are from our trip to the Fort Fisher aquarium. Enjoy!
10 Tips to Improve Your Fly Fishing (and Fly Tying) Photography
So you've been flipping through your favorite fly fishing magazine, gawking at the beautiful photos for years and you finally decided to take the plunge, get a new digital camera, and do this yourself. While this article may not make you the next Ansel Adams, hopefully it will stimulate some ideas and creativity on your end, as well as help to solve a few of the most common problems that plague many fisherman-photographers.
Late Summer, Small Streams
Here's a few of the nicer photos I managed while on the water last month. Most of these were taken during days of slow fishing, as I still can't seem to bring myself to put down the fly rod when the fishing is hot. While there wasn't a shot among these that I'd consider spectacular, there are several that I'm really proud of.