One of the many fan-made Doritos commercials.
Dally's Ozark Fly Fisher guide Chad Johnson ties his Deer Head SlugGo for trophy brown trout on the White River. The SlugGo is one of the regular patterns in the boxes of our streamer guides, for its predator attracting action.
It’s deep winter damn near everywhere, so here are a pair of Jim Harrison related pieces to get you through. One is an autobiographical travelogue “My Upper Peninsula” and the other is a guide’s tale of guiding him and Peter Matthiessen in Montana. Those two and some brown sauce might get you through till Monday.
There’s many a fine turn of phrase in this electronic document, towards which I cannot hide my bias since I am lucky enough to be included. It can be purchased, along with volumes One and Two, via the publisher’s landing page: pulpfly.com I am anticipating it will be well received.
When I originally saw the photo of this vise entered by George Layne, I thought I was looking at one of the oldest fly tying vises we've ever seen in the vintage tackle contest. Well, it kind of is and it kind of isn't. What it turns out George has is a great example of an angler's ability to adapt non-fishing wares and make them fishy. Show More Summary
A Deliberate Life has been chosen for the International Fly Fishing Film Festival and will be screened throughout North and South America... it is well worth the watch!
Let’s face it, winter trout fishing is hard. If you are crazy like us, odds are you are not going to sit around and twiddle your thumbs until your next trip to Alaska or B.C. – you’re going to fish! Having hailed from all over the Northern U.S. and Canada (Alaska, Washington, Maine, British Columbia […]
Good fly fishing gift that gives all year long? Special Friday-only deal on the Flyfish Journal http://t.co/mTZJwIIS5r -> From Maine to California; California Compliance Forest Carbon Offsets issued to Downeast Lakes Land Trust: http://t.co/BJLud8A78W...Show More Summary
George Revel and the team at Lost Coast Outfitters have officially announced the opening of a new retail space in San Francisco which has been without a fly shop for over a year. The shop is located inside Wingtip, a 21,000 sq ft mens...Show More Summary
In a highly critical new book that challenges conventional thinking on trout fishing and trout fisheries management, a Connecticut College professor argues that trout hatcheries, river restoration projects and trout habitat enhancements...Show More Summary
The state and federal governments’ annual release of hundreds of thousands of hatchery-raised spring chinook salmon into the McKenzie River is jeopardizing the recovery of the river’s dwindling wild salmon runs and must be dramatically...Show More Summary
Saltwater fly fishing in the remote northeast corner of Australia.
Founder and executive director of the Big Blackfoot Riverkeeper Jerry O’Connell searches for the Maclean family fishing spots from “A River Runs Through It.” LINK (via: The Montana Standard)
I want to share this video with you all. I deeply enjoy some of the people connected with this project. I’ve fished Andros with Rebecca and Florida with Matt. I have talked to both of them at some length and I like them immensely as people. They are good souls. This movie has a lot […]
People like lists, right? I was thinking about what I’d put on my list. What are the angling milestones I’d like to reach? There are certainly some things I’d like to do. Here’s my list. (Note: I don’t talk about goals including my soon-to-be-here son. I haven’t met him yet and I don’t know if […]
For most of us, getting bonefishing involves flights. There is always the worry your bags might not find themselves in the same place, at the same time, as you. So… what gets carried on and what gets packed. First, let’s see what the TSA has to say about it: Tackle Equipment Sharp fishing tackle that […]
The Trout Underground has successfully defending itself from a spurious lawsuit by San Francisco Examiner Outdoor columnist Tom Stienstra. Mr. Stienstra took exception to the Underground mentioning his apparent 2010 Marijuana bust, and chose to flex a bit of judicial muscle, albeit a bit tardy given the statute of limitations had expired on any potential [...]
Some of the places I’ve been fishing vicariously, like the White River via Steve Dally’s Ozark Fly Fisher Journal. Others, like Henry’s Fork and the Deschutes and the Fryingpan, have been rolling around in my head since my fly-fishing infancy. Show More Summary
Have you noticed lately that a bunch of the posts on our blog have been tagged ‘Kyle Shea‘? That’s because Kyle has been writing a bunch of posts lately! Kyle cut his teeth fishing and guiding for trout and salmon in his home waters of Maine. He now spends his summers guiding on the Kanektok […]
Kirimati, AKA Christmas Island, is one of the 33 small islands which make up the world's lowest-lying nation, Kiribati. The 103,000 citizens of Kiribati may soon become refugees, perhaps the first mass movement of people fleeing theShow More Summary