Streamer Fishing for Trout: The 1-2 Punch
By Dan Parson | TMTB Staff Writer | Featured Photo by Spencer Durrant March 17, 2018 Streamer fishing is a lot like boxing. In boxing, the “one-two punch” is a nickname for a jab...View More
Gear Review: Tom Morgan Rodsmiths 8’6″ 5wt
By Spencer Durrant | TMTB Managing Editor ...View More
How to Cook Trout – The Right Way
By Spencer Durrant | TMTB Managing Editor February 7, 2018 If you know how to cook trout — the right way — a night on the river turns into a trip to the grocery...View More
Gear Review: Echo Carbon XL
By Spencer Durrant | TMTB Managing Editor January 7, 2018 Echo makes arguably the best price-point fly rods on the market. Finding a good price-point rod isn’t as hard as it used to...View More
Fly fishing is a way of life. We’re here to tell stories about that lifestyle.
Fly fishing is something we do on the weekends, but it’s not a hobby. It defines your life in ways that are hard to articulate, but all fishermen can agree on one thing – we need to spend more time on the water. Life gets in the way, though, which is why The Modern Trout Bum was founded. The next best thing to going fishing is reading about it. We’re a one-stop shop for gear reviews, tips, and stories. We’re how you escape for a few minutes on the water each day without ever leaving your desk.