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Whether you are an enthusiast or a beginner in fly fishing, you can count on The Trout Spot, your home for all things fly fishing. As a site established and sustained by a trout and fly fishing enthusiast, you can be sure that this site will serve as your one-stop hub for all news and information related to fly fishing. 

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Mokelumne River Fishing Report 5/28

Posted by Chris Gearhart Bent Rod Fly Fishing on 5/28/2014 to Fishing Reports

The Mokelumne River is fishing well since reopening

Trout Flies

Posted by Timothy on 5/19/2014 to Tips
Here at The Trout Spot we want to ensure that you have everything you need for a successful fishing adventure. Today we will focus on the different types of flies needed for catching trout, as well as other fish. There are trout flies that match just about any type of insect you will find along a trout stream or river. Using the correct trout flies for the season is critical. The thing to remember here is to match the hatch.

Lower Sac Fishing Report

Posted by Richard Desrosiers on 5/18/2014 to Fishing Reports
Lower Sac fishing is up and down

Fly Fishing Tips – Dry Fly Fishing

Posted by Timothy on 5/16/2014 to Tips
While the notion that most trout feed below the surface most of the time, dry fly fishing is still a favorite of many. The surface commotion and hit from the trout is exhilarating and immensely memorable. Presenting an imitation of an adult insect which has matured and floating on top of the water is what dry fly fishing is all about. While many will avoid dry fly fishing by using deeper water nymphs in order to catch more trout, the exciting rewards of dry fly fishing are without parallel in pursuit of trout. These tips suggested below will likely increase your productivity and help catch more trout on dry flies.

Tips and Techniques for Fly Fishing 101

Posted by Timothy on 5/6/2014 to Tips
What is amazing about fly fishing is that one learns something new every day. Perhaps you are just beginning in the adventure and we wanted to share some common wisdom we have accrued over time. The main thing in fishing in general, is to keep your senses open to your surroundings. There are certain clues and signs one picks up while gaining experience. The following are some observations we have accumulated and cultivated over time, specifically geared towards rivers, creeks, & streams.

Is There any Trout Fishing in “Trout Fishing in America?”

Posted by Timothy on 5/6/2014 to Ramblings
The beat generation’s Richard Brautigan surrealistic prose-poem entitled “Trout Fishing in America” is considered a small masterpiece of American literature filled with zany characters, continual adventures to small towns and places, to forests and rivers –many of which are actually named: Trout Fishing in America. So we are provided with a bit of a game with that name, of which any person, place or thing can be named.

Caring for Fly Lines (& your Guitar)

Posted by Richard on 5/3/2014
Consider that the fly line is of extreme importance to any fly rod setup.  Like the strings of a guitar, no song (fish) will be produced without them.

Lower Sac fishing Report

Posted by Chris Gearhart Bent Rod Fly Fishing on 5/2/2014 to Fishing Reports
Lower Sac continues to fish well

Bozeman Fishing update

Posted by Ed Lawrence on 4/17/2014 to Fishing Reports
Bozeman Montana River Update

Rouge River Steelhead

Posted by Chris Gearhart of Bent Rod Flyfishing on 4/7/2014 to Fishing Reports
The Rouge River is still fishing well for Steelhead

FLY-FISHING PURE MICHIGAN

Posted by Christine on 3/25/2014 to Fishing Reports
Pure Michigan is the slogan for this northern state, which is known for its freshwater sports of all kinds, and trout fishing is no exception. The most famous trout streams in the state are the Manistee and Au Sable Rivers, but according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, there are some 35 “best trout streams” to fish statewide.

Lower Sac Fishing Reports 3/23/2014

Posted by Chris Gearhart of Bent Rod Fly Fishing on 3/23/2014 to Fishing Reports
The Lower Sac continues to fish very well. Wind can make things tough but try not to give up if you work for it you can still have a good day.

Fly Fishing in Ohio

Posted by Christine on 3/20/2014
Fly fishing enthusiasts live all over the globe, there are good trout streams in many places you might not think. In Ohio, you can fish for rainbow, brown, or brook trout in a number of places. Central and south-central Ohio have a surprising number of trout streams, and in the north, the area around the Chagrin River has some prime catch and release spots as well.

Fly Fishing for Women

Posted by Richard on 3/20/2014 to Tips
Guess what ladies and gentlemen, fly fishing isn’t only for gents; ladies also enjoy the sport. For women who want to begin fly fishing but don’t know where to begin, the first step is choosing the right fly rod, and many women are unsure how to select the one that is perfect for them.

Fly Fishing with an Indicator

Posted by The Trout Spot on 3/11/2014 to Tips
Whether fly fishing small streams or large rivers, one of the most effective ways to consistently catch fish is using and indicator with dropper files.

Mokelumne River Fishing Report

Posted by The Trout Spot on 3/3/2014 to Fishing Reports
Mokelumne River flows are low but there are still a few Steelhead to be found

Top 5 Trout Fishing Gear Essentials

Posted by Richard on 2/28/2014 to Tips
Fishing for trout may be the most enjoyable kind of fishing as an outdoor activity. This is precisely why the fly-fishing business is in a constant boom and whenever you visit any outdoor retailer, there’s always an abundance of trout fishing gear available. But in order to not get intimated—especially if you are pretty new to this whole business—here are the top 5 trout fishing gear essentials you should never do without:

Beginning Fly Tying

Posted by Richard on 2/27/2014 to News
In the evolution of a developing fly fisher there is usually the issue of fly tying somewhere along the line, usually after the first year or two. There are different reasons for approaching the subject, as some do it to cut the cost of all the flies lost during every fishing trip, in bushes and trees, for instance. Other people do it to further immerse themselves into the intricacies of the sport’s details. Regardless of the reasons, whatever they happen to be, fly tying has always existed as an integral part of the fly fishing life.

Beginning Fly Tying

Posted by Richard on 2/27/2014 to Tips
In the evolution of a developing fly fisher there is usually the issue of fly tying somewhere along the line, usually after the first year or two. There are different reasons for approaching the subject, as some do it to cut the cost of all the flies lost during every fishing trip, in bushes and trees, for instance. Other people do it to further immerse themselves into the intricacies of the sport’s details. Regardless of the reasons, whatever they happen to be, fly tying has always existed as an integral part of the fly fishing life.

Tips on Introducing Your Kids to the Joys of Fly Fishing

Posted by Mary on 2/20/2014 to Tips
Involving your kids in your favorite hobby of fly-fishing can prove to be a tedious task, but its long-term benefits can be quite rewarding. Plus, there really is nothing like bonding with your children, wouldn’t you agree?

California Closing Rivers, Streams to Fishing due to Epic Drought

Posted by Andrew on 2/20/2014 to Fishing Reports
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has banned recreational fishing on streams and rivers throughout the formerly golden state in response to one of the state’s worst droughts in recorded history.

Fly Fishing in Montana

Posted by The Trout Spot on 2/19/2014 to News
Fly Fishing trips in Montana

Mokelumne River Fishing Report

Posted by The Trout Spot on 2/11/2014 to Fishing Reports
Mokelumne River still fishing well

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 News
 Fishing Reports

 Mokelumne River Fishing Report 5/28
 Trout Flies
 Lower Sac Fishing Report
 Fly Fishing Tips – Dry Fly Fishing
 Tips and Techniques for Fly Fishing 101
 Is There any Trout Fishing in “Trout Fishing in America?”
 Caring for Fly Lines (& your Guitar)
 Lower Sac fishing Report
 Bozeman Fishing update
 Rouge River Steelhead

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