The standard rigging tactics used at Pyramid Lake to land giant cutthroats can be applied to waters around the world. Here are a few major keys to success.
Not only are their numerous lakes and reservoirs worth exploring throughout the west, the fish can get very large and in many cases, they fight like crazy.
Every angler should experience the feel a strike while swinging soft hackles. Any river with big runs or pocket water is a great candidate for this approach.
Brace yourself. Literally. Fishing streamers from a drift boat or raft is fast, furious and a ton of fun. Here are a few great tips to get it done effectively.