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Which Way is the Tide Going?

At Andros South, we get asked a lot of questions from our anglers about tides. Why? Because a good understanding of the tide cycle is a huge part of finding, and hopefully catching, bonefish! Tides, and their resulting tidal currents, dictate not only where and when bonefish can be found, but which direction they will likely be traveling […]

Video Hatch: “Stand Up for Public Lands”

11 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

“Europe has its cathedrals, and America has its national parks and wilderness areas.” And a movement to privatize and sell off public lands threatens access, heritage, and ownership of these treasured landscapes. Visit Protect Our Public Land to sign the petition. Via …

Tippets: 15 Tips for Spey Casting, Tying the Buckskin Nymph

12 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

In this article April Vokey addresses 15 tips for common errors in spey casting. From wading and casting too far to landing fish quickly, read her advice via Epic. The Buckskin Nymph is a simple and effective fly. Jason Klass revisits … more ?

How to Tie a Rusty Rat

Matt Grobert ties a Rusty Rat in this week’s featured tying video.  “It’s a great fly for learning a number of techniques used over a wide range of classic salmon and steelhead patterns,” says videographer Tim Flagler.

Tippets: Your Fly Fishing Go-Bag, Choosing a Fly Fishing Partner

Putting together a “go-bag” of essential items can save a day on the water, and even a longer destination trip. Read George C. Costa’s tips via Hatch Magazine. Many anglers enjoy the solitude fly fishing brings, but as David Grossman … more ?

My First Mystery Tackle Box

The box actually arrived about 3 weeks back and I just haven't felt like blogging about it until now. Here is a list of the things that was in it. The Lucky Craft Moonsault: It's supposed to be a lipped bait that performs a lot like a lipless one. Show More Summary

Trout are Trout

It goes without saying that Alaskan rainbow trout are different from their brethren in the lower forty-eight. Their feeding behavior alone more closely resembles the predatory nature of a Northern Pike than that of a resident trout. Therefore, with mice, sculpin, salmon smolt, and huge chunks of dead salmon flesh on the menu, often times bigger is […]

Video Hatch: “Polar Opposites”

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

In this short film the Adipose Productions crew heads south to discover the shallow water fishing opportunities in the winter months.

Tippets: Tying the Emerald Shanker, Haslinger Breviary Bought by Yale

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The Emerald Shanker is a great baitfish/minnow pattern for steelhead and smallmouth bass. This intruder and scandi inspired pattern can be tied in a few variations, which Kevin Hospodar demonstrates in this instructional video. The Haslinger Breviary, a devotional book that contains … more ?

Atlanta Fly Fishing Show to Kick-Start ‘17 Angling Season

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The Fly Fishing Show has announced the addition of an Atlanta event for the 2017 season. The inaugural Atlanta Fly Fishing Show will take place Feb. 3-4, 2017 at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Georgia. Read more in the press … more ?

BASS Fantasy Bass Fishing is Open Now

Sign up here, but the first tournament is a month away. If you like to play fantasy sports I recommend you give it a try. You don't have to know much about fishing to be successful. Pretty much any angler can do well in a given tournament or bomb for that matter. Last year I pretty much sucked at picking my teams most of the time. (David Walker, I'm looking at you.)

Hone Your Skills at Andros South

The beauty of fly fishing is that regardless of your experience level, there’s always room for improvement. There’s no mastery. No perfection. Just a life long journey of learning. It’s a huge part of what makes our sport so great to begin with. In fact, we often hear from our anglers that an important part of their trip […]

Video Hatch: “Snow Day”

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film highlights the beauty and silence of spending a snow day on the water. Via TOPO Films.

Tippets: Nymphing Resources, Planning a Float Trip

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The internet is a great tool for sharing information, and Domenick Swentosky gathers some of the best resources for learning more about tight line and euro nymphing techniques, via Troutbitten. In this article on Postfly Box Stephanie Winter of Big Hole Lodge in … more ?

Travis Campbell Moves from Farbank to Smartwool

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Travis Campbell, who has been president and CEO of Farbank Enterprises for the past eight years, will leave Farbank and become CEO of Smartwool, based in Steamboat Springs, CO. Leadership transition at Far Bank Enterprises underscores smart planning, supportive company culture … more ?

Video Hatch: “120 Days”

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film from Travis Rummel and Ben Knight of Felt Soul Media captures an angler’s obsession with tarpon and the dedication it takes to become an expert. The film will be features in the 2017 Fly Fishing Film Tour.

Islamorada SailFly Results 2017

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The 17th Islamorada SailFly competition was recently held in Florida. Thirteen teams participated in the fly-fishing only event, with Captain Randy Towe leading Bernard Paul-Hus to their second win in five years. Read more in the press release below. Islamorada … more ?

Fly Punk Issue 2 is Released

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The second issue of Fly Punk is now freely available to read online. The bi-monthly publication “is not your normal fly fishing magazine, we won’t show you how to do it, instead we will try to figure out and share … more ?

Collegiate bass anglers hurled from boat at 60 mph; video

Two collegiate bass anglers are fortunate to have escaped serious injury – or worse – after being flung from their boat at nearly 60 mph. Hunter Bland and Conner Young, from the University of Florida, were speeding to a fishing spotShow More Summary

Fishermen go berserk over aerial show by mako shark; video

Three fishermen were returning from a day of grouper fishing when they spotted a mako shark swimming in the calm waters seven miles off Indian Rocks Beach near Tampa, Florida. Despite not having a shark rig, they decided to try to hook...Show More Summary

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