Month: September 2007

Knowing The Strike

by Don Allphin A reader writes, “I’m new to nymphing for trout and am having problems recognizing when to set the hook.  Can you give me some suggestions?” Detecting a strike in moving water is one of the most challenging aspects of fly fishing.  And, don’t let the veterans tell you they feel each strike

Fall Cutthroat Fishing

By Don Allphin September 13, 2007 Over the past 10 years I’ve taken scores of friends and family fishing on Strawberry in the fall. Teaching my guests to cast and retrieve a lure is the easy part; the tough part is coaxing the fish to bite. I believe that “seeing” fish is the first step