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Work Sharp Guided Field Sharpener

We fillet a lot of salmon at our Alaskan lodges each summer, and the key to filleting fish well (and safely we must add) is a good sharp knife. For that reason, most of our guides never hit the water without some sort of sharpener, to ensure their knife is good and sharp at all times. In […]

Tippets: Lower Deschutes Water Quality Report, Climate Change and Cutthroat Trout, Native Fish Reintroduction in Idaho Raises Concerns

11 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The Deschutes River Alliance recently published their 2016 Lower Deschutes Water Quality Report, including details about how the Round Butte Dam is affecting the lower Deschutes. The dam was intended “to return the lower river to pre-dam conditions and create … more ?

120 Days – Beautiful Short Film about Florida Tarpon

Man… this hurts a little bit, but in a good way. My Florida trip would be starting soon, but my Florida trip isn’t happening now. The fish are going to be showing up… the big migratory fish, the 100+ pound fish. They’ll be taking the same routes they’ve been taking for thousands of years. This […]

Video Hatch: “Italian Diaries—Going Back!”

This new short film from Brothers on the Fly features exploration of waters in the mountains of Trentino, Italy.

Tippets: Fishing Dogs, Rajeff’s Casting Masterclass

Spending time on the water with your dog can be a rewarding and enjoyable experience. Rebekka Redd shares great advice on training and preparing your dog to be the best fishing companion they can be via Rebekka Redd Fly Fishing. … more ?

Timeless Tip Tuesday: King Season Mantra – Stand Your Ground

Whether it’s a choker king fresh from the Dean Channel or that gagger Alaskan Chinook melting away yards of your backing, one thing’s for certain: This is no time for a Junior Varsity track meet. When that mega-king blasts off into hyperdrive—and make no mistake, it will— there’s always the temptation to chase it down, so remember […]

Dock fish

Oh dock fish… I could never be mad at you. The Sea Dreams dock was kind of money for me. Every evening and every morning there were bonefish there. Not only that, but they were, well, cooperative. They went out and came back and went out and came back and just kept on giving me […]

Sage Salt Season

Check out this nugget from the good folks at Sage.    

Andros South Trip Report from Fishwest

Earlier this season we were fortunate to spend another great week at Andros South with our good friends and long time Deneki guests from Fishwest. As part of their group, we were also pleased to host Fishwest team member, Morgan Griffith, for his first flats-fishing experience. Morgan has put together a couple of great trip reports on […]

Tippets: Matt Labash on Spring Shad, Tying the Classic Red Quill

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

According to Matt Labash, there is no season for fly fishing. Warm weather or cold, devoted anglers head to the water, “No matter what the weather’s doing, stay on your meds.” However, in his recent column for The Weekly Standard, … more ?

Flymen Fishing Co. Announces Fly Tying Contest

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Flymen Fishing Company is holding an online fly tying contest featuring product giveaways from partners Loon Outdoors, Hareline Dubbin, with a grand prize of a Thomas and Thomas fly rod. Pattern entries should integrate Flymen’s new Fish-Skull Faux Bucktail material. Read … more ?

Video Hatch: “TRL 2017 Testimonials”

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short video highlights the wilderness angling opportunities in Labrador. Via Gray Ghost Productions.

The plus and minus from Spring Break 2017 – Caye Caulker, Belize

Here’s the score card from Spring Break, Caye Caulker, Belize We’ll start with the Negatives: The one guided day coincided with the worst weather of the stay. Big rains and winds made the day a pretty short one for fly fishing and really tough looking for tarpon. The first night we were there happened to […]

Belize Spring Break 2017

  The sky looked threatening… really threatening. There was a dark wall coming in from the South, a direction no one likes. Nothing good, weather wise, comes from the South, said the guide. We ran North. So did everyone else. Too many boats all looking in and around Crab Caye. We found some space and […]

Tippets: Tyger Forge Buckles and Belts, Minimalist Fly Fishing Kit

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Florida-based Veterinarian Mark Goodwin is also internationally recognized for his metalsmithing and is a World Champion Belt Buckle Competition finalist. Learn more about his unique work, including specific collections of fish design buckles and belts at Tyger Forge. Rather than … more ?

Strong Shoulder Spey Casting Tips from Airflo

Last week we shared with you a great video from the folks at Airflo featuring some great spey casting tips when fishing shorter skagit-style heads on switch rods. In case you missed it, make sure to give it a watch by clicking right here. Well, they’re at it again, this time with some helpful tips […]

Video Hatch: “Cole”

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film features the story of an angler and his connection with the environment around him. Via Two Bearded Men.

Tippets: Tick Prevention and Treatment, Learning from the Experts  

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

If you’re spending summers outside and on the water, ticks are inevitable. In this recent article emergency room physician Jason Quinn shares important information on identification, prevention and treatment of bites. Via Gear Junkie. Jason Randall has fished with anglers … more ?

Sailfish S8 Layout

We have now had out Sailfish S8 for four months, and we have done over 100 hours on the engines, so we have had time to work out a few things. We have made a couple of alterations to the Sailfish S8, and would only do a few things differently if we ordered the boat over again. Show More Summary

Top 5 Reasons to Live in a Van Down by The River

This article originally appeared on Canoe & Kayak. Photos and story by Bryon Dorr Take “van down by the river” broadly, as I tend to live in all types of vehicles down by the creeks, rivers and oceans. I started living as a vagabondShow More Summary

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