It’s that time of year again! We’re willing to bet that some of you may have landed on our humble little fishing blog after googling something along the lines of ‘gifts for fly fisherman’ for that special angler on your list. Some of you might even be cruising the web for ideas of what to […]
In RIO’s second video in the How-To series RIO marketing coordinator Russ Miller explains how to set the hook in three different fishing scenarios: fishing with a dry fly, fishing with a nymph and indicator, and fishing a streamer. Watch … more ?
This trailer for an upcoming instructional video features the collective knowledge of Devin Olsen and Lance Egan demonstrating modern “European” nymphing techniques. Full length DVD and digital download will be available soon.
The Fly Shop has announced that Christiaan Pretorius has joined The Shop’s Pro-Staff Team. Christiaan will host select destination fly fishing adventures, as well as act as The Fly Shop’s ambassador on exploratory trips around the world. Read more in the … more ?
Six years after the highly publicized killing of a jet-skier, Falcon Lake on the border of Mexico and Texas on the Rio Grande became the scene of another tragic shooting death, this time of a fisherman. The incident occurred at the international reservoir just before 8:46 p.m. Show More Summary
Mark Quartiano, a famous Miami fishing charter captain known as Mark the Shark, was guiding a group of University of Miami students two miles off the coast Wednesday morning when he spotted a suspicious-looking package floating on the water. Show More Summary
It appears this is happening… January 1, 2017, much faster than anyone thought and with much less notice than was promised. It is happening without a vote in Parliament since it was pitched as a revision to existing legislation. This, I think, is what got passed. The big winner in all of this is Prescott […]
This beautiful short film from LIVIT FILMS features autumn fly fishing at its finest.
Steve Zakur writes about fishing for northern pike in the lakes of northern Saskatchewan and the honorary badge of “pike thumb,” when “The pads of your fingers bear testament to where your hand slipped behind the gill plate. You have … more ?
What’s better than landing a fat, wild, Naknek rainbow trout on a surface fly? Landing TWO fat, wild, Nanek rainbow trout on a surface fly. Deneki pal, David Kalinowski, rounds out a double while smolt bustin’ at Rapids Camp Lodge. More on Rainbow Trout Mousing for Trout – 5 Tips Alaska Rainbow Fishing – When to […]
The Native Fish Society’s Wenatchee Watershed Cold Water Campaign aims to identify, assess and conserve critical cold-water habitats for threatened salmon, steelhead and trout in Washington’s Wenatchee River. The NFS is crowdfunding to raise $20,000 over the summer of 2017, … more ?
How could the government of the Bahamas possibly think of taking away the birthright of their citizens to go out and fish in their back yard? How could they exclude so many from coming to the Bahamas to fish to enrich a very, very few? How could they consolidate power into a few chosen hands? […]
Alyssa Forrest and 3 friend take a drift boat trip for Steelhead Flaming Gorge is absolutely otherworldy. Home to the Green River and arguably the best fishing on the planet. We were just along for the ride on this one while Grant and Grant Jr. got to catch some fish and make some memories. Produced […]
Operating fly fishing lodges in remote locations around the world means we spend a fair amount of time loading reels and rigging gear, lots of gear, in the middle of nowhere. There aren’t any fly shops with fancy line machine’s in the bush, so like many of you, most of the time we do it the […]
The first issue of Fly Punk Magazine has been released and is available to read online. The bi-monthly UK-based publication is aimed at the younger generation of fly anglers with “No tweed, wicker baskets or trousers tucked into socks.” In … more ?
Trident Fly Fishing, based in Windham, Maine, has announced their search for someone to fill a new general manager position. Read more in the press release below. Trident Fly Fishing is Looking for a General Manager From Trident Fly Fishing: Job … more ?
utorial of a simple sparse variation of the Muddler Minnow pattern.
Finally, a solution to traveling with spey and switch rods. We’ve carted our share of two handers around airports, and one thing we know is that traveling with spey and switch rods can be a pain. We’ve tried ski/snowboard bags, taping tubes together, and big bazooka style multi rod tubes. All have worked out to […]
Tom Hazelton writes about the omen of catching a fish on the first cast of a trip to Minnesota’s Superior National Forest. A thing that makes “even the least superstitious angler wonder about the deeper mysteries of why fish eat … more ?
The Native Fish Society has announced the promotion of Mark Sherwood to new Executive Director. Sherwood has been with NFS since 2010. Read more in the press release below. Native Fish Society Announces New Executive Director From The Native Fish Society: … more ?