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FATC “Fly Shop”

Where is the best place to get information on locations to fish, which fly to use, what techniques to try, and more? It’s the fly shop of course!  Hanging around the “old fly shop” is a great way to increase your fly fishing knowledge.  Our FATC fly shop can do the same. Enjoy our blogs and articles to make you a better fly fisher.  We will do our best to continually bring the latest fly fishing info to you.  Enjoy and tight lines!

Tips: Keep Your Gear Clean

Tips: Keep Your Gear Clean

Keeping your gear clean will help make your gear last longer and work better.  This means keeping all your gear clean.  There are a lot of opinions on how to clean your gear but here are a few of mine to “keep in your backpack”. Let’s start with one of … Read More
Tips: What Flies to Use in Winter

Tips: What Flies to Use in Winter

Winter is here and if you look at the Missouri hatch charts they end in October.  So, does that mean we should stop fishing? Obviously, the answer is a loud NO.  Winter fishing, here in Missouri, can be the best and most rewarding time to fish. The number of fly … Read More
Why Browns in the Meramec?

Why Browns in the Meramec?

A couple of years ago I caught a very “lethargic” looking trout swimming near the shoreline.  He took my fly immediately but then gave no fight to my net.  The trout looked sick and as I checked it out, the gills were full of some type of parasite.  I took … Read More
Tips: Getting Them On and In

Tips: Getting Them On and In

Here is a great article by Skip Morris that was in the latest MidCurrent newsletter.  He makes some great points about hooking fish and keeping them on the hook. A question that is asked me many times over. Question: “I have been missing a lot of fish lately—presentation is good, fish … Read More