Back the Brookie

Brook trout have been fighting an uphill battle to survive for the last 200 years as their native eastern habitat is exponentially destroyed in the name of progress and urbanization but now they have a new hope. Enter Shannon White Penn State Ph. D. candidate and Tyler Wagner Ph. D. together they are The Troutlook. …

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Fly Fishing for Bass with Poppers in Pennsylvania 


Guide: Ben Rogers Business: Chasing Tails Fly Fishing We got out for a minute with Ben Rogers owner of Chasing Tails Fly Fishing to learn more about fishing for bass with poppers. Ben had us on a beautiful stretch of water and despite challenging conditions he put us on some great fish.  Chasing Tails is running …

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Fenwick Fenglass Fiberglass Fly Rod Review

Classic styling, upgraded modern ability. Neo-Glassic.

I spent the past weekend trying out many different fly rods at the Hardy Cup Casting Competition held during the Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum Summerfest. The casting competition had several classes which included a fiberglass class sponsored by Fenwick and Pflueger where participants cast an 8’3″ 7wt for distance and accuracy. This rod …

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