Friday Five: 7/6/2018

It’s midafternoon instead of morning, but it’s never too late for another cup of coffee for the Friday Five. Have one, and enjoy!

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Friday Five: 4/20/2018

We have a little bit of everything for you this week: articles on social media, a dry fly pattern, and big streamer, and some tips thrown in there as well. Take a few minutes to sit back, relax, and enjoy the selection!

Oh, and these things are best paired with a good cup of coffee…

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Friday Five: January 5, 2018

It’s a cold morning here in Central PA – like, wind chill of minus 20 degrees Farhenheit cold. It’s the perfect morning to pour yourself an extra large mug of coffee, grab your blanket, and check out this week’s Friday Five while thinking of slightly warmer temperatures.

(Don’t get me wrong, I don’t necessarily mind the cold. It’s just really cold for this time of the winter here.)

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Streamer Season: Getting into the Game

About 5 years ago, I was out at a spot on Spring Creek throwing a size 4 Weamer Streamer without really knowing much about fishing streamers (other than dead-drifting, swinging them down-and-across, and stripping a bit). The water was up and off-color, the weather was rainy, and on the first cast in a new spot I missed one of the biggest browns I’ve seen on Spring. The fly hit the water and a split second later this large fish porpoised (I could see the entire back of the fish) going after the fly.

Naturally, I did what any fisherman with buck fever would do: promptly pulled the fly right out of the mouth of this brown then stared at the water where it came from, slack-jawed.

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