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My life as a female, or 50 shades of Bruce jenner

Been distracted of late. Obviously my dissertation on modern fly tying and its reliance on synthetics has raised the hackles of organized crime, as my identity has been besieged ever since. First it was all of my banking that was shifted to Anaheim, California. Show More Summary

Patagonia Stormfront® Hip Pack

20 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

This fully welded 100% waterproof hip pack provides foul weather protection in the nastiest conditions.

Stu’s Tube Mouse – Tying Instructions

We dig tube flies, and we really love catching big Alaskan trout on mouse patterns. So, naturally we think mouse patterns tied on tubes are pretty darn cool. One of the most creative (and fishy) tube mice we’ve seen is that pictured above, created by our good friend and professional fly tyer, Stuart Foxall. We thought […]

He may have been the last “true” Cape Codder

The surfcasting world lost a legend this week. LINK (via: The Surfcaster's Journal)


Sure beats traveling with a famous show donkey.

Haulin Glass with Tim Rajeff

Tim Rajeff shares the virtues of the new Echo Glass fly rods.

"The real story here is the EPA’s abject wrongdoing in pursuit of its advocacy agenda"

John Shively Chairman of the Pebble Partnership penned a letter to the editor of the Washington in response to their recent story on the "Pebble Mine debate." LINK

Nicklaus loves the bones

“I think that bonefishing combines hunting, it combines calculation of where the fish could be, what the tides are, what the moon is, time of day,” Nicklaus said. “It forces you to figure out what’s going on.” Turns out, Jack Nicklaus loves bonefish too… and for many of the same reasons I do. I’m not […]

Vote NOW!

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

There is still a little time left to vote for which organization deserves Conservation Alliance funding courtesy of Eddie Bauer. LINK


Not what you were thinking? You’re not alone. During the early part of our season, many of our first time guests at Alaska West are pleasantly surprised to find out that many of the chum salmon we target look just like this; big, bright, and covered in sea lice. Not exactly the dark, barred up, […]

Hunters & Anglers of the Backcountry!

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

From Backcountry Hunters and Anglers: Our 4th Annual Rendezvous is one week from tomorrow. With awesome seminars, Randy Newberg on hand for the whole weekend, and a Backcountry Brewfest (20 kinds of beer!) on Friday night, the weekend is shaping up to be one for the record books. Show More Summary

The Men Who Spend Their Nights Urban-Fishing in London's Canals

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Throughout the waterways of inner-city London, a small group of urban fishermen cast their lines into the hazy waters of the Thames. Jake Selby and Buster Britton are the pioneers of Urban Fishing London Docks and have been pulling all kinds of monsters up from the river's brown water for the last five years. LINK (via: VICE)

Not every flight results in a soft landing

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Whatever the reason that causes a drone to go down the one thing they always have in common is great aerial footage of the crash.

Defending Alaska & British Columbia salmon rivers from open-pit mining

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

An excerpt and action alert from an interview Ryan Peterson and Travis Rummel did with Trout Unlimited Alaska after a 100-mile transect of the Unuk River watershed. LINK (via: The Cleanest Line)

Federal Gov's Proposed 5-Year Offshore Drilling Plan

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Recently the Obama administration's proposed 5-year plan for offshore oil and gas development, setting some areas in the Arctic Ocean off limits, but opening up a large chunk of the Atlantic Ocean for drilling along the East Coast off...Show More Summary

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