Blog Profile / Moldy Chum

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Archived Since:April 27, 2010

Blog Post Archive

"On Fly-Fishing the Northern Rockies"

Anyone would be hard-pressed to find a pastime more emblematic of the western spirit than fly-fishing. Liberating, poetic, wild, soothing and inspiring, it pushes the boundaries of the mind. In essays ranging from introspective to ironic,...Show More Summary

DNR move to sell prime spring ponds outrages trout anglers

Governor Scott Walker and his GOP legislature at work. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has identified more than 1,000 acres of state-owned land in Langlade County that could go on the auction block — a move that has angered...Show More Summary

Charlton Titanium Fly Reel

Today's most expensive fly fishing item on ebay. Bidding starts at $26,000.

PatagoniaOne - Fly fishing diversity at the max

A unique cross border fly fishing program. Combining the best and most diverse fly fishing in Argentina and Chile. An initiative of The Patagonian BaseCamp Lodge and Las Pampas Lodge.

45-Inch Red Drum Caught on Cape Cod

On May 27, angler Chris Cavanaugh, of Norton, Massachusetts, pulled a trophy-sized red drum – a southern species more commonly associated with Florida and the Gulf States – from the chilly waters of Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. LINK (via: On The Water)

White Shark 0: Seal 1 - Cape Cod

Failed predation attempt off Monomoy, Cape Cod (8/17/15)- filmed by Dr. Greg Skomal of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries working with Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.

POLAR OPPOSITES: North - Fly Fishing - Adipose Fly Fishing Production

The boys at Adipose Fly Fishing productions are proud to present Part one the short video series Polar Opposites.

When Dams Come Down, Salmon and Sand Can Prosper

Photo: Andy Ritchie/National Park Service When people urge the removal of dams they say are strangling rivers in the West, it’s usually fish they’re worried about. Studies of dam-removal projects show that migratory species like salmon...Show More Summary

Hunting for Hemingway in Yellowstone country

Ernest Hemingway first arrived at the Clarks Fork River valley on July 13, 1931, bouncing along Yellowstone National Park's gravel roads in a Ford Model A roadster until he reached one of the wildest places in America. Hemingway wasShow More Summary

Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada

A provincial map showing the planned or potential mining activity in British Columbia is so pocked that Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott says it looks like it has the measles. It's the cluster of dots in northwest British Columbia — including...Show More Summary

Spey TV Episode 1: 7 Wt Kickoff

George Cook discusses the specifics of line to rod match and techniques to help you cast and fish better on the water. (via: The Caddis Fly)

Man Rig: International 7400 Expedition Rig

For 500K you can own this 2006 International Harvester 7400 4×4 which was converted into a very expensive and high end expedition type camper. LINK (via: Bring-A-Trailer)

Feds approved killing birds to save fish, despite warning it wouldn't work

Photo:Peter Wallack In an effort to protect endangered salmon and steelhead the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved plans to kill double-crested cormorants nesting on an island at the mouth of the Columbia River despite internal research showing the plan wouldn't work. LINK (via:Oregon Live)

LNG Project Would Affect 'Grand Central Station' for Salmon

The proposed Pacific Northwest LNG project and related pipelines located at the mouth of the Skeena River in northern British Columbia would affect more than 40 different salmon populations harvested in at least 10 First Nation territories, according to a letter published in Science. LINK (via:The Tyee)

Team USA wins World Youth Fly Fishing Championships

Team USA just won its third straight world title, and its fourth in five years — this one on home soil on three rivers and two lakes in Eagle and Summit counties in Colorado. LINK (via: Vail Daily)

Mouse fishing

Funny fishing with a mouse pattern in Kamchatka

The King

The hunt for the biggest of them all !!! the King Salmon or the Chinook is the strongest fighter in the river.

Whirling Disease Found in Watauga River Rainbow Trout

Whirling disease has been confirmed in rainbow trout collected from the Watauga River, the first occurrence of the disease in North Carolina according to the North Carolina Wildlife Commission. LINK (via:Watauga Roads)

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