Fly Fishing Basics for the Entry Level Competitor — Landing Net & Magnet “There is no better way to accelerate one’s fly fishing prowess than to get out there and fish with other anglers from all over the country in a friendly competitive setting.” —Dejon Hamann, Trout Legend Inc. CEO Are you ready to make […]
Leader BreakDown Contributed by Matt Gray, a retired inventor and life-long fly fisherman, who now devotes obscene amounts of time to mathematical analysis and design of leaders for competitive fly fishing. RIVERS/STREAMS Competitive fly fishermen spend the majority of their time fishing nymphs at or near the bottom – the method that has proven to […]
Lake flies have a flavor all their own. Since an array of Fly Lines do most of the sinking work lake flies will be tied without. One can immerse themselves in a long hallowed tradition of Lake Patterns, but often for the comp angler the same principal found in river patterns remains: KISS.
Michael Bradley would have been a write in for TroutLegend 2013 Rookie Of The Year, the only hiccup was he technically attended a few Mini Comps in 2012. Bradley came back with a reckoning in 2014 and on the wave of a Team NC sweep took TroutLegend Top Rod of the Year. Let’s go behind […]
Joey Walraven logged his first competition in November of 2011, but in the short time span since then has become the most prolific competitive angler on American record. Racking up 40 competitions and counting as of this interview and rising to TroutLegend Top5 status Walraven is a force to be reckoned with in the SouthEast […]
Ken Crane has taken the NorthEast competitive scene by storm in the last 2 years. Not only has he become one of the premier Event Organizers in the region, staging some of the largest Silver Level events the League has seen yet, but with a string of great finishes is bouncing around the top 5, […]