Blog Profile / MidCurrent


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Filed Under:Hobbies / Fishing
Posts on Regator:2214
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Archived Since:April 27, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Tippets: Removing Small Dams, Fish Virus Spreading in Pacific Northwest, Recovering the Yellowcheek Darter

Large dam removal projects bring focused political resistance, but “conservationists are finding many landowners of small dams are happy to have them removed.” Read more about starting small from Kathleen Masterson via Vermont Public Radio. A highly contagious virus known … more ?

Video Hatch: “Fishing the Lough Mask Part: 2”

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film from 9p#5 Média features fly fishing for brown trout on the Lough Mask, Ireland.

Tippets: PHWFF Healing Saturday, Autumn Fly Fishing

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing will host simultaneous daylong events to raise funds and awareness of the cause of injured and disabled veterans. “Healing Saturday,“ will take place at local fly shops across the country in … more ?

Tippets: A Soldier’s Way, Native Fish Society Garage Sale

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Son Tao is a 1st Sergeant in the U.S. Army, a PHWFF veteran participant, volunteer, and world-class fly tier. Joel Stewart, author of A Fly Rod in my Sea Bag: Fishing Adventures in Baghdad During Operation Iraqi Freedom, profiles Tao’s journey to … more ?

Glass-Insert Fly Tying Bobbins Highlight Newest Dr. Slick Gear

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Dr. Slick has announced the release of their new glass-insert bobbins, which are designed to help solve the problem of fly tying thread breaking, becoming abraded or losing tension while tying. Read more in the press release below. Glass-Insert Fly … more ?

Video Hatch: “Water Cycle”

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This film, the first in the new film project series Water Cycle, follows former Blackburn Ranger Brian Ohlen as he bikepacks and fly fishes down the Pacific Coast in search of Steelhead. Via Blackburn Media.

Tippets: Upstream Book Review, Fly Fishing Massachusetts

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Justin Housman puts up a book review of Langdon Cook’s newest work, Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table. “Cook wades into the controversies surrounding fish hatcheries and so-called ‘mitigation’ strategies to make up for fish-killing dams, but … more ?

RIO Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

RIO has announced their second annual amateur fly fishing film competition. October 1, 2017 is the opening date for entries, and competitors can enter their submissions until March 31 of 2018. Read more in the press release below. RIO Amateur Fly Fishing …

Video Hatch: “24 Hours in L.A.”

This short film from the “Find Your Water” series by Redington shows that fly fishing adventures don’t have to be far from home.

Tippets: Interview with Richard Franklin, Fall Flies

In the most recent episode of the Fly Fishing Consultant podcast, Rob Snowhite interviews Richard Franklin. He reflects on the pursuit of solitude while fly fishing in the West. And the “modern polarization of optics, high end fly rods, fly … more ?

Blackburn Design Releases ‘River’ in ‘Water Cycle’ Film Project

Blackburn Design has announced their new film project, Water Cycle. “The goal of this project is to recognize how important water is in our lives,” says Robin Sansom, Blackburn Design’s Director, and “Active stewardship is necessary to preserve water and … more ?

Tippets: San Clemente Dam Removal, Salmon Management Questioned, Ethics of Tarpon Tournaments

In 2015, removal of the San Clemente dam became the largest dam removal project in California history. “Removing the dam served a dual purpose: to dislodge a seismic hazard and restore the landscape, allowing endangered steelhead, lamprey and endangered red-legged frogs to … more ?

New Fly Fishing Books

Feather Craft: The Amazing Birds and Feathers Used in Classic Salmon Flies  by Kevin W. Erickson is a unique photographic guide to the unusual and beautiful feathers used in fly tying. “In addition to macro photos of individual feathers and … more ?

Tippets: Backhand Presentations, Southwest Brown Trout

Kent Klewein breaks down why backhand presentations are difficult to master. “Most of the time it all boils down to executing four simple steps during your false casting and presentation to pull off an easy and accurate backhand cast presentation.” … more ?

Video Hatch: “Little Shasta, Big Heart”

This short film highlights the long-term project of The Nature Conservancy and California Trout to bring salmon back to a section of stream where they have long since disappeared due to irrigation diversions and water obstructions. Via EcoLogic Films. Little …

Tippets: Musician Steve Earle on Fly Fishing, Wild Steelhead Coalition Raffle, Interview with Richard Franklin

Musician Steve Earle is the most recent guest on the Walking the Floor podcast. He talks about politics, Johnny Cast, and fly fishing in the hour-long conversation. “I fish with a fly rod,” says Earle, “I’m mainly a trout fisherman,” … more ?

How to Tie an Ian’s Brass Ass

Tim Flagler demonstrates how to tie the Ian’s Brass Ass, an extremely popular fly developed by Ian Colin James, in this week’s featured tying video. 

Tippets: Dry Fly Fishing in Stillwaters, Montana Wildfires, Glass vs. Graphite

In the 11th episode of RIO’s “How To” series, RIO brand manager Simon Gawesworth demonstrates how to fish a dry fly on a lake from a boat. “The video explains the different techniques needed to successfully fish when anchored, and … more ?

Video Hatch: “Fly Fishing for brown trout”

This short film from Luka Šimunjak highlights the beauty of late summer fly fishing on the Gacka river in Croatia.

Tippets: Gear Donation for Harvey Relief Efforts, Learn with Visible Flies

Orvis is collecting gear donations for Hurricane Harvey relief workers. Find detailed information on where to send rain jackets, waders or boots here. Using flies that are easily visible is a great way to learn about fish behavior and feeding … more ?

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