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
This fully welded 100% waterproof hip pack provides foul weather protection in the nastiest conditions.
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 […]
The surfcasting world lost a legend this week. LINK (via: The Surfcaster's Journal)
Sure beats traveling with a famous show donkey.
Tim Rajeff shares the virtues of the new Echo Glass fly rods.
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
“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 […]
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, […]
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
Four! LINK (via: The Sun Sentinal)
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)
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.
From New England on the Fly
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)
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