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Tippets: Assessing the Nation’s Dams, Growing Permit Populations in Cuba, Yellowstone River Parasite Found in Other Montana Rivers

7 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

A recent video from the Center for American Progress highlights a panel discussion assessing the condition of the nation’s dams. “Dams are a core element of American infrastructure and provide many important services. However, aging infrastructure has led to many … more ?


Great fishing can make for a good fishing trip, but its often the other things, aside from the fishing, that make a good fishing trip great. Wildlife is one those things. Sort of like this stunning shot of an immature bald eagle captured by photographic stud, Abe Blair, while on site at Rapids Camp Lodge. […]

Bill Curtis Passes

Long-time south Florida fishing guide and pioneer of saltwater fly fishing Bill Curtis passed last night, according to friends.  Curtis was considered a legend by many of his peers and clients.  He was most likely the inventor of the poling … more ?

Clown Sighting at Alaska West

Because not all clown sightings are creepy.. At least not in our neck of the woods. More on Dolly Varden All About Dolly Varden Chrome Dollies Makeshift Dolly Skaters

Video Hatch: “Steelhead to Steeps”

Pro-snowboarder Curtis Ciszek talks about his dual passions, snowboarding and fly fishing for steelhead, in this short film from SmartWool.

Tippets: Fishing Fall Streamers, Confluence Film’s “Providence”

Fall brings a change in fishing tactics and appreciation for the simplicity of the sport. Fishing streamers “offers a kind of reprieve, a straightforward, uncomplicated return to what brought you to fly fishing in the first place,”writes Allen Morris Jones … more ?

Brian O’Keefe joins The Fly Shop Pro-Staff Team

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

California-based The Fly Shop has announced the welcome of Brian O’Keefe to their Pro-Staff team. O’Keefe will host fly fishing trips around the world, and will join The Fly Shop’s travel department at fly fishing shows and events across the … more ?

Video Hatch: “CAMP-2H16”

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film from museline features beautiful footage of fly fishing for salmon in Lithuania.

Rigging for Bonefish – Say No to Nail Knots

Direct nail knots that is.. With less than a week out from the opening day of our bonefishing season at Andros South, our focus has turned to dialing in our saltwater gear, and we have a feeling the same is true for many of you as well! As you might expect, we see a lot […]

Stream Map USA Expands Coverage to 41 States

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Gogal Publishing Company has announced the release of Stream Map USA’s Mountain South, and South Central editions, expanding Gogal’s signature brand to 41 states. Read more in the press release below. Find any River, Lake, or Stream in 41 States … more ?

How to Tie a Barr’s Emerger BWO

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Tim Flagler shows how to tie a BWO version of the Barr’s Emerger in this week’s featured tying video.  Says Flagler: “These little guys work incredibly well, especially when trout aren’t quite ready to commit to taking high-riding dun imitations. …

Tippets: Joan Wulff and The Art of Fly Casting, Action of Fly Rods

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Joan Wulff will present “The Art of Fly Casting,” a demonstration on the mechanics of casting, during the “Arts of the Angler” show to be held on November 5 and 6 at the Ethan Allen Inn in Danbury, Connecticut. The … more ?

Interview with Camille Egdorf from the film Provicence

The Seychelles are one of those epic destinations most saltwater fly anglers dream of, pirates and all. The Seychelles are back in business and one of the people who got to go there when it re-opened was Camille Egdorf. The story of the Seychelles fishery, the pirates and the re-opening was captured in film format […]

Video Hatch: “Fun in the Mud Carptown”

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Mudflats of Australia provide great opportunity for chasing carp on the fly. Via Jonathan Jones.

Tippets: Interview with Brita Fordice, Chasing Esox

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Seattle-based guide and fly designer Brita Fordice sits down for an interview on FrankenFly. Covering everything from her self-taught start to signature patterns, gear and material choices, read the interview here. Northern pike are addictive, “Try going after these dinosaurs, … more ?

Why Won’t All Those Fish Eat My Fly?

At Andros South Lodge, its not uncommon to come across massive congregates of schooling bonefish in the hundreds (no, not an exaggeration). Often times, such schools are a welcome sight to the frustrated angler experiencing a slow day chasing singles and doubles. Sometimes, they do just the opposite. After all, what’s more frustrating than being refused […]

Video Hatch: “The Beginning”

5 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

For Colorado fishing guide Patrick Duke, the fall is the beginning of his own fishing season. This short film from Howler Brothers features Duke “heeding his own call after putting in the work.”

Tippets: Best Flies for Panfish, DeYoung Washington Steelhead Plate

5 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

“Nothing puts the sizzle back in that poor overworked adjective ‘fun’ better than fly fishing for the freshwater pan-fishes of North America,” writes Skip Morris. For a good time on the water, don’t miss his top fly picks for targeting bluegill and other … more ?

Which Spey Cast Should I Use?

Today’s post comes from the ‘topics you asked us to write about‘ category! Spey casting is a fun, efficient, and versatile way cover a whole bunch of water. There are numerous casts (and variations of those casts) designed to present your fly in situations which would be otherwise impossible with a traditional overhead cast. However, for many anglers […]

Patagonia Continues to Expand its Fair Trade Program for Fall 2016

6 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

For their Fall 2016 product lineup, Patagonia continues to expand their Fair Trade Program.  They’ve partnered with Fair Trade USA, an organization that has a well-established program for ensuring products are made in factories and farms where workers are safe, … more ?

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