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Detailed instructions for tying John Barr's Slumpbuster.
In 1974, Montana did something that stunned anglers across the state and the nation: it stopped stocking trout in streams and rivers that supported wild trout populations. After decades of use and millions of dollars invested, hatchery production was not helping, and in fact was the leading cause of the collapse of the fishery. Show More Summary
Just one of a slew of fly tying videos from Fly dreamers.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada is launching a campaign to raise $1 million for the largest private land conservation project in New Brunswick's history. Program director Paula Noel says by purchasing 2,100 acres of land along the Bartholomew River, which is a tributary of the Main Southwest Miramichi River, the entire watershed will benefit. LINK (via: CBC News)
IF4 comes to Seattle next week to benefit Wild Steelheaders United. In addition to the top notch films, quality adult beverages and killer raffle prizes are also on the menu. Be there. Get your tickets here.
Washington and Oregon have made changes to their regulations to emphasize proper fish handling. Tell Idaho Fish and Game they need to do the same by filling out their online Angler Input form. Comments are being accepted through 3/29. LINK (via: Idaho Council of Trout Unlimited)
How exactly a man gets a three-foot long elephant fish stuck to him mystified rescuers on Monday. LINK (via: Stuff.co.nz)
Seriously? Former defense secretary in the Clinton administration William S. Cohen announced that his firm has been retained by the Pebble Partnership to investigate the EPA's evaluation of their Pebble Mine project. LINK (via:Watchdog.org)
An incredibly important action alert from USAC. SB 226, restricts access to rivers and streams that cross over private property, like HB 141 in Utah. The Governor’s office is tallying votes. Voices, and numbers, may actually matter in this case. Show More Summary
The Flyfish Journal's annual trip to the Bahamas and Andros South for BahamaCon, a meeting of the minds over sand, conch, and bonefish. MORE....
Tom Rowland shows how to tie the best loop knot for flyfishing for tarpon but it can be used for many applications. The Steve Huff Double Figure 8 knot hangs perfectly straight and pulls the fly perfectly straight. It is the very best loop knot for heavy mono or fluorocarbon to maintain a perfectly straight pull and strong connection.
Going Out Is Going In is a photo collection by an extraordinary group of top photographers and musicians. Proceeds from the sale of the book support 1% for the Planet, a global organization that unites businesses to donate one percent of sales to nonprofit environmental groups. A free digital playlist download is also on the inside cover of each copy of the book. LINK
The Clymb is offering some great deals on select fly product. You'll have to cough up your e-mail address to participate in their member only sale events. LINK
To Catch a Fish is like a Florida Keys vacation - full of dramatic scenery, wonderful creatures, and authentic salty characters. Yet this sparkling exterior conceals a complex struggle between man and the sea - a struggle for food, for conquest, and for survival. Show More Summary
Fishing exotic destinations or out the backdoor, Big Sky Journal’s most trusted photographers capture that moment of triumph. LINK
These handcrafted bamboo Tenkara Rod cases are forged in fire reminiscent of ancient Samurai sword makers. These unique cases are the creation of Richard Kolodny, owner of flyfishingartwork.com in Colorado. LINK
The Watershed is a collaborative newsprint publication between The Usual and Patagonia to celebrate the joy of simple fly fishing, healthy rivers, dam busting, and sustainably sourced food. The Watershed features Patagonia founder Yvon...Show More Summary
Kanpai! Handmade one of a kind Trout/Salmon Sake Set from Mark Chuck Ceramics. Hey, there goes Elvis! Yo, King! Beetle-Juice is the title of this pencil sketch print from the studio of Mike Worthen. This beautiful Brook End Table isShow More Summary
A fly fishing leader carrier designed to retreivably store a plurality of fishing leaders on the back of a fisherman. The fishing leader carrier includes an elongated rectangular fishing leader holder which has a number of stretchable elastic loops and an equal number of parallel slots designed to hold under tension an equal number of fishing leaders.