College Budget + Fly Fishing Trout Addiction = Redington Zero and Classic Trout

College Budget + Fly Fishing Trout Addiction = Redington Zero and Classic Trout

It was early spring, class just let out, and I had plans to visit my girlfriend for the weekend in Western North Carolina. I packed a few fly boxes and slid my Redington Classic Trout 9 foot 4 weight fly rod into my rod tube, hoping to get a shot at some Southeastern trout. After a long night, foggy headed, and weather conditions alike, I pull up to one of Western North Carolina’s best kept secret fly fishing spot. Working my way up stream, high sticking a frenchie, I come to a deep run accompanied by a few boulders. As my fly naturally drifts past the second boulder, my fly line begins to tighten and the click and paw drag on my Redington Zero starts to sing. As the trout races upstream, the Redington Classic Trout does a superb job controlling the fish and protecting my 6x tippet. A few acrobatic moves later I land the fish and the weekend trip to visit my girlfriend was all worth it! Continue reading “College Budget + Fly Fishing Trout Addiction = Redington Zero and Classic Trout”

How to Tie Egg Sucking Bunny Leech: Video

How to Tie Egg Sucking Bunny Leech: Video

Need a very effective fly for big trout?  Look no further than the Egg Sucking Bunny Leech.  While it can be fished year round it will be most effective in the spring when rainbows are running or in the fall when browns are on reds.  Using the bunny strips along with the McFly foam for the Egg this pattern has the best of both worlds.  If you missed our last fly tying post, check it out here to learn how to tie an October Caddis Fly.

Now let’s see what you can do. #avidmaxflytyers

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