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By Kent Klewein One of the toughest situations I've encountered trout fishing over the years, is when trout are suspended in the water column and feeding in a stationary position. These trout are usually too deep to persuade them to rise to your dry fly on the surface, yet are also holding too far up from the bottom for you to easily dredge your tandem nymph rig in front of them. Most of the time, this is a frustrating sight-fishing scenario for the fly angler, where all you see is the…

Let’s take a minute to look at the 5 essentials of a good fly cast. I was giving a talk about saltwater fly fishing the other day when i mentioned the 5 essentials. I was shocked to find that no one in the crowd knew what the 5 essentials are, or that they even existed. I’ve never written on the topic because I thought it was common knowledge. Apparently I was wrong. I did some research and was even more surprised to find that there is a good bit of variation in what has been written on…