If you are a summertime trout stream fly fisher you will know the scenario about to be described all too well. You get to the stream armed with your favorite hopper or ant pattern. Or maybe a Sulphur/ BWO emerger on a big icy cold tailwater. And as you walk the banks you see little white clouds of … [Read more...] about Dances with Tricos-The White Curse Demystified
Spring creek coulee
Our new spring issue has 250 pages of luscious content and stunning images celebrating the rite of spring and the annual trout opener that has been celebrated in history and paid homage to in classic writings like in John Voelker's "Trout Madness". We invite you to come and subscribe and see what … [Read more...] about What’s in our Spring Issue of Hallowed Waters-lots to love!
( Cover image- A gorgeous brown that engulphed a Morrish hopper on a stunning Wyoming spring creek in the blistering heat for hopper mad Greg Senyo) Many trout anglers look at the dog days of summer with disdain. Gone are the big mayfly hatches of May and June when savage beastly browns, brooks … [Read more...] about Terrestrials-the Trout Manna from the Sky
The early chalk stream English school called the hatch the "white curse". When Halford and G.S. Marryat hung out and fished the hallowed waters of the River Test, they often pulled up chairs by the Ghillie's Huts and told tales of fish lost, fish selective and uncatchable, but always with fine … [Read more...] about Trico-licity-The White Curse that’s a Dry Fly Blessing
In this new spring issue of Hallowed Waters Journal, we dive deep into every facet of fishing the tiny little jewels we call trout creeks/brooks, in our piece " Bushwhacking the Tiny Jewels". Most of our addiction and love for trout on the fly came form the joys of small trout streams and many have … [Read more...] about The Charms of Small Trout Streams
The art of minutiae and fly fishing takes you into a solace realm in the sport. Many are not to be bothered with small minuscule flies let alone see nor tie them! Plus tippet sizes of 6-7-8-9 X don't hold larger trout well and one must be a true battle master to hold fish approaching 20 inches on … [Read more...] about Winter Midging Magic