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Video Hatch: “One Man’s Trash”

9 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film from Winged Reel features fly fishing in the remote areas of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.

Tippets: Rigging Dry-Droppers, Fishing Gyeonji in South Korea

9 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

In a new instructional video from Anglers All fly shop, Doug Garvey demonstrates how to easily add a dropper fly to a dry-dropper rig or double nymph rig. “This is essentially a clinch knot on the bend of the hook, however … more ?

How to Tie a Casual Dress

It’s not just for Fridays.  The Casual Dress, notes tier and videographer Tim Flagler, “requires only two materials, is a pleasure to tie and does a remarkable job of attracting trout.”  While showing the steps, Tim reveals a neat treat trick …

Tippets: Know Your Knots, Bamboo Care & Maintenance

Anglers know a wealth of knots to use on the water, but there are also knots that can save your life in an emergency.  Especially as fishing often takes you to isolated locations, “you should always be prepared for the … more ?

Smith Expands the Popular Outlier Series with New Outlier 2 and Outlier 2 XL

Smith has released two new designs in their best-selling Outlier series of frames. The Outlier 2 series features Evolve eco-friendly material and ChromaPop lenses. Read more in the press release below. Smith Expands the Popular Outlier Series with New Outlier … more ?

Video Hatch: “The Line”

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This new video from the North Face and Helio follows pro-skier Tatum Monod as she recovers from a skiing injury and uses the time to focus on another passion: fishing.

Tippets: Unwritten Rules of Fly Shops, Potomac River Public Access

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Whether traveling to new waters and new fly shops or visiting your local one, there is an “unwritten code” to fly shops, writes Brita Fordice. Read some great advice from Fordice, a fly shop veteran, via Flymen Fishing company. When … more ?

Smith Casts into Summer with the New Transfer and Transfer XL

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The new Transfer and Transfer XL performance sunglasses from Smith build on the lens geometry of the best selling Guide’s Choice, providing broad coverage on the water. The Transfer frames will be available in August 2017. Read more in the … more ?

The cost of getting there

There was a recent story that caught my eye talking about how the Bahamian tourism industry is losing out due to the high cost of getting to the Islands. This has been my experience. A few years back I brought the whole family to Abaco for Spring Break. We found a great place and booked […]

Spey Fishing – Pulsing the Swing (Video)

The “tug” might be the “drug,” but most anglers would agree that a tug that stays attached is ideal. Unfortunately, when swinging flies for salmon and steelhead, that’s not always the case. Quick strikes, followed by an unanswered swing, are common when spey fishing, and can be frustrating at the very least. So what do […]

Video Hatch: “The Big Eat”

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This film from Capt. Jack Productions features incredible aerial footage of fly fishing for taimen.

Tippets: Subsurface Flies for Largemouth Bass, Reading Rivers of the Past

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

From the classic Clouser minnow pattern to deer hair divers, Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides runs down the list of his top picks for subsurface flies for largemouth bass. “Much as a dry-fly junkie as I am,” he writes, … more ?

Job Opportunity: Shop Manager, Ole Florida Fly Shop

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Ole Florida Fly Shop based in Boca Raton, Florida has announced their search for a shop manager to assume the responsibilities of daily operations. Read more in the press release below. SHOP MANAGER, OLE FLORIDA FLY SHOP About OFFS: Ole … more ?

The North Long Disaster, Full Report

1lb 10ozs Lake Fork Craw Tube (Grn Pumkin/Brown) 6:45-2:50PM North Long Lake we fished all 3 BaysConditions: 60-83?, Partly to Mostly Sunny, Wind All Day out of multiple directionsI came into this tournament without a care in the world. Show More Summary

Video Hatch: “Peak Season: High & Dry”

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The height of the summer fishing season can be exhausting for guides. This short film from BLOODKNOTS features two guides trying to maintain a life and work balance.  

Tippets: Profile of Rodmaker Bill Oyster, Presenting Flies to Tarpon

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Bill Oyster is the owner of Oyster Fine Bamboo Fly Rods in Blue Ridge, GA. After a promising cycling career derailed, fly fishing focused his life. Elizabeth Hutchison writes a profile piece of Oyster’s journey and passion for bamboo rod … more ?

YOU DO NOT NEED NEW GEAR!

Truth. Now… let me show you my new gear. We are full of contradictions and inconsistencies and that proves one thing. We are human. When I read about a $1,100 trout rod I was incredulous. “Stupid” I thought. No trout (OK, almost no trout) is going to really, really test your tackle. You don’t need […]

Last Minute Availability at BC West

This just in – We just had a last minute cancellation at BC West for one angler the week of July 29th – August 5th. That’s prime-time in our neck of the woods, and we want you to join us! If you’re a single angler, and are interested in fishing one of the greatest steelhead rivers […]

Tippets: Hunters and Anglers Turn on Zinke, Warming Oceans Force Fish from Native Waters, The Colorado Pikeminnow

5 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Initially praised by fishing and hunting groups, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is not finding favor with those groups now. “To date, it’s been overwhelmingly development, development, development,” says,” Whit Fosburgh, president of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, “without … more ?

Tippets: Patagonia Rio Azul Waders, Fishing the Night Shift

6 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

If you’re on the market for a lightweight pair of waders for summertime fishing, catch this review of the Rio Azul waders from Patagonia. “The Rio Azuls are light enough to wear on fairly lengthy hikes to get to fishing … more ?

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