Category Archives: Techniques

Getting Pop Into The Game – Part 1

Getting Pop into the Game

Getting Pop into the Game By Al Buhr I started popping for steelhead by chance. I was swinging a wet fly with a twitch, an effective technique for half-pounders. Fishing was good, so a change in tactics was timely. I … Continue reading

Accuracy Above All

Accuracy Cast

Accuracy Above All Sage Ambassador, and frequent contributor to Fly Fishing in Salt Water Magazine, Joe Mahler gives some tips on how to increase your casting accuracy. For more great tips be sure to pick up the latest Fly Fishing … Continue reading

Five Fly Fishing Tips For The Season

Checking Guides

Five Fly Fishing Tips For Gearing Up For The SeasonFinally the start of the 2013 fly fishing season is almost here for most of the country. Be sure that you are ready to hit the stream on opening day by … Continue reading

Two handed fishing for trout

Sage Fly Fishing - Techniques - Spey & Switch

The guys at Deneki have produced a few great posts on spey and switch fishing for trout. Here is their latest installment with some good info! Anyhow, trout fishing with two handed rods has come a long way in the … Continue reading


Brown Trout - Sage Fly Fish - Coastal Nymphing

In the fall and winter, it’s fairly common to catch double digit numbers of trout in a day, many of which are the brawniest yo’ll catch all year. On a river outing this winter, I landed several trout in rapid … Continue reading

Fighting Fish For A Quick, Caring Release

We all have a responsibility to land fish as quickly as possible so we can release them in good shape. There’s a series of prerequisites to accomplishing this. It begins with leader selection, which is determined by presentation issues, the … Continue reading