Category Archive: Articles

Articles with fly-fishing tips, tricks and techniques

Jan 06 2014

Midwest River Spotlight: The Mighty Mo

Check out Jay’s article in the January/February 2014 edition of Eastern Fly Fishing! You can order back issues or  sign up for a subscription at: http://www.matchthehatch.com

Nov 10 2013

Sometimes you just gotta get away…

There are times we all get caught up with the business of life and forget about some of the things we really enjoy doing. Schedules fill up, children grow up(in need of our attention), life happens.  For Aaron, what was once a passion, has been put on the back burner lately, and for many good …

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Jan 27 2012

‘Tis the Season to be Midging

As the holiday season is upon us, most people are thinking of loved ones, presents, food and merriment – but not me, buddy. I think of a winter day, where the midges are rolling off, and sipping or boiling trout are holding in slow moving water because the winter season has brought the lowest water flows …

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Jan 23 2012

Longing for Warm Summer Days

Amidst the cold winter, chill I recently found myself longing. Longing for the warmth of the sun on my skin and the warm afternoon breeze that often accompanies a day on the river in the summer. I am an avid – even crazed at times – winter angler, but there are just those times in …

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Jan 18 2012

Winter Trout

So here we are right in the middle of a hard, cold Michigan winter, a winter reminiscent of the past. Schools being closed, forecasts of high and lofty snow banks, and snowfall that is deep enough to make you think twice about going out. It’s the time of year that sends most anglers to the …

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Jan 18 2012

River Profile: Arkansas River at Pueblo, CO

Prior to June 14th 2010 I didn’t even know this stretch of river existed. When I lived in Gunnison, CO I never exactly sought out what trout fishing there is east of Pike’s Peak. I assumed the Ark came out of Bighorn Sheep Canyon and turned into a sandy mud-hole and that may have been …

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Dec 30 2011

How To: The Allen Brothers Indicator

My and Jay’s love affair with double-sided, picture-hanging, foam tape (hereafter referred to as simply “foam tape”) began back around 1992. Jay had been avidly fly fishing for some years and I was heading down the same path. In our early career we were fortunate enough to fish a lot of spring creek-like water where …

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