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Drive-To Trophy Bass Fly Fishing

June 28, 2022 By Colin McKeown

For many anglers, including myself, there is no joy greater than catching smallmouth bass on a fly. From poppers to streamers, the smallmouth bass is loved because they are aggressive and explosive fighters. But finding smallmouth bass in quantity and of trophy-size, that is a challenge. Many anglers living and fishing in urban areas have […]


Smallmouth Bass on the Fly

April 20, 2021 By Colin McKeown

Bass, both smallmouth and largemouth, are arguably one of the most popular species of fish to target with a fishing rod. They are also, arguably, one of the strongest freshwater fish pound-for-pound anglers can catch and release. These are but two basic reasons why bass is so popular to target on a fly rod. That, […]


Fly Fishing with Mice Patterns

December 17, 2015 By Colin McKeown

For fly fishers, using mice patterns on the surface can lead to some of the most explosive and exciting takes.   Mice maybe cute but to big predatory fish they are an easy meal. Mice often fall off grassy banks and out of trees into the water. Big predators such as smallmouth bass, northern pike […]