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How To Safely Release A Fish

Once you get a fish on your hook, the best thing to do is try to get it off the line as fast as possible. Here are some tips to safely release a fish off the line. The post How To Safely Release A Fish appeared first on Outdoorzy Fishing.

DIY Pliers Lanyard

Most premium fishing pliers these days are built to withstand a lifetime of abuse (such as these, or these). However, it seems like we’re always scrounging around for replacement lanyard bungees to keep our pliers from falling into the drink. So, today we present you with a super clever way to make your own lanyard bungees, […]

Video Hatch: “Hooké : Lac Du Mâle”

12 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This film from Hooké features the search for monster pike in the waters of Northern Quebec.

Tippets: Zimmerman on Carp Flies, C&R for Tiger Muskies

13 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Jay Zimmerman, author of the recent book “Best Carp Flies, The: How to Tie and Fish Them,” talks about the evolution of carp fishing as well as the philosophy behind a well-tied fly in a recent podcast episode on The Itinerant … mor...

It’s time we #FreeTheSnake

15 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Snake River Salmon have been trucked, put on barges, diverted up fish ladders—all in the hope that enough would get by four dams to reach their historic habitat in numbers that would assure their future. It’s not working: It’s time to breach the dams and reconnect wild salmon to this important watershed. LINK

The Difficulty Of Becoming A Pro Angler From My Perspective

Over at AdvancedAngler.com they just did an article with Boyd Duckett giving people advice if they want to become a Professional Angler. It contains some sound advice. If you are planning to take a shot at becoming a Professional Bass Fisherman/woman you definitely should grab on to all the sound advice you can get. Show More Summary

They’re Here!

During the first couple weeks of our season at BC West, many of our guests join us for the chance to hook into some of the hottest chinook salmon on the planet. That’s not to say however that there aren’t steelhead trickling in as well.. Sort of like this early season beauty courtesy of BC West guide, Shane […]

Florida and a measure of redemption

Before the Bahamas thing blew up, I was regaling you all with tales of our trip to Florida and how it felt to get absolutely crushed by the fishing. I’ll pick up the story where it left off. I had gone 5 fishelss days. My best day was three follows. We were in Marathon (and […]

Tippets: Fathers of Men, Fly Fishing Team USA Takes Silver, Out of a Jam

On a canoe and fly fishing trip to Le Petite Nord, Dave Karczynski finds that childhood fantasies govern adulthood ideals, and also lead him to good fishing and northern pike. Read the essay via Hatch Magazine. Fly Fishing Team USA … more ?

Shutterbuggin' With Russ Schnitzer

Copi at FFJ connects with fly photographer and videographer Russ Schnitzer. Good stuff. LINK

Bahamas – where things stand now

OK, there was another meeting yesterday. This was a stakeholders meeting specifically about the proposed regulations and from what I hear it went much better than the Bahamas Guide meeting of last week. There will be another meeting on July 13 for more input and then the proposals will be re-written. From there it goes […]

Olympus TG-3 – A Great Camera for Anglers

Warning: This is not a super-technical review. Photography has become a big part of the fly fishing culture. Heck, there’s a lot of cool things to capture! Surprisingly enough, a question we get asked all the time at our lodges is ‘what camera would you recommend for fishing?’ While we love our big fancy DSLRs, […]

Video Hatch: “The 11-Mile Challenge”

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film features a group of anglers as they take on Trout Unlimited’s 11-Mile Challenge to raise awareness of the need to reconnect and revive struggling fish populations. Via #somestreamerchick and Flymen Fishing Co.

Tippets: Chasing Salmonflies, DIY Tenkara Line Holder, Tracking Salmon

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

In Montana, salmonflies bring out the worst in people, writes Miles Nolte. But on the invite of an old friend, Nolte heads to the crowded waters he usually avoids, for an “anti-fishing trip.” Read more via Swallowtail Fly Fishing. Jason … more ?

Gold Cup Tarpon Tournament Results

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The 52nd Annual Gold Cup Tarpon Tournament in Islamorada, Florida was held June 15-19, 2015. Twenty-five anglers participated, with Mark Richens winning the Grand Championship. Read more in the press release below. Gold Cup Tarpon Tournament in Islamorada, FL The 52nd … more ?

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