James Singer Fishing Alaska

By | 2016-10-28T08:30:42+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

We always love to hear the stories, so feel free to send us any great fly fishing stories.  Here is a great story from James Singer fishing Alaska.   We appreciate the kind words and will see you in Michigan next year. Subject: Your rods Comments: I bought one of your rods at the Midwest [...]

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Spey Rods and Spey Casting

By | 2016-10-28T08:30:42+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Travel, What's Happening|

The world of spey rods and spey casting is the niche within the niche of fly fishing.  Spey rods and switch rods, 11 to 14 feet long skaget shooting heads, scandi lines, long belly lines, there is a lot to learn if you are trying to pick up spey as a part of your fly [...]

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Fly fishing for Fall Trout

By | 2016-10-28T08:30:42+00:00 October 1st, 2015|What's Happening|

  As much as I love dry fly fishing for fall trout, there is always some excitment when the nights become cool and the leaves start to turn. Its a time of year that some of the biggest and most colorful trout can be caught tossing streamers in your favorite trout streams. We typically are [...]

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Saltwater Flats Fly Fishing

By | 2016-10-28T08:30:42+00:00 September 24th, 2015|What's Happening|

I consider myself a good fly fisher, decent caster and overall fairly knowledgeable guy.   I still try to go out everyday with the intent to learn something and improve my skills, whether if it's fishing with a rookie, a veteran or just a good fishing buddy they all have something to offer, especially when [...]

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Fly Fishing nymphing rigs with light tippet

By | 2016-10-28T08:30:42+00:00 November 27th, 2013|What's Happening|

Got together with a good friend and team mate Justin Pickett to hit some local water for a fun day of fishing. True to our nature we were soon in an impending challenge of who could land the fish of the day. I had broken my nymphing rod within minutes of gearing up, so I [...]

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Fly Fishing Nymphing with Small Flies

By | 2016-10-28T08:30:42+00:00 October 2nd, 2013|What's Happening|

Zebra Midge caught Brown Trout Last fall I had a business trip that took me to Arkansas, a place that I had always heard I have to fish. So I looked up and old friend, Chuck Farneth and booked a couple of days fishing the Norfolk and Little Red rivers. Chuck opened [...]

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Saltwater Fly Fishing with Captain Paul Dixon

By | 2016-10-28T08:30:42+00:00 August 20th, 2012|What's Happening|

I have had the pleasure of knowing Paul since I moved to Long Island over 8 years ago. He still blows me away today every time we fish together. He’s that guide that always seems to know the right tide, the right area and when to be there. Its almost like he has fish DNA [...]

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Fly Fishing in New York

By | 2016-10-28T08:30:42+00:00 May 14th, 2012|What's Happening|

I grew up in a small town in central NY outside of Syracuse. Other than College Basketball and lake affect snow, there isn’t much else people know about that area. I feel somewhat fortunate because I was able to explore the area growing up and it turns out that the entire area has incredible fishing. [...]

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Saltwater Fly Fishing with SAND EELS By Mike Rice

By | 2016-10-28T08:30:43+00:00 May 2nd, 2012|What's Happening|

The sand lance, or sand eel, is one of the predominant baits on the east coast, providing forage for striped bass, bluefish, blue fin tuna, false albacore and whales to name just a few species that target this bait. While its name infers a connection to the common eel, there is no relation. Science has [...]

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Fly Fishing for Brown trout with Mark Elliott

By | 2016-10-28T08:30:43+00:00 April 9th, 2012|What's Happening|

Every month, Rise Fishing Company will honor one guide. This guide is choosen for his hard work, dedication and passion for the sport of fly fishing. We would like to congratulate Mark Elloitt of Sheridan, WY as the first Rise Fishing Guide of the Month. Mark Elliott grew up in Pinedale, WY. His passion for [...]

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