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Video Hatch: “The Devils”

5 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The Devils River runs through the middle-of-nowhere Texas. In this short film join fly-fishing guide Alvin Dedeaux and tournament fisher Miles Burghoff as they take on the Devils River and connect over their shared love of angling. Via Yeti.

Yvon Chouinard: Success on His Own Terms

7 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

When Yvon Chouinard finally accepted the fact that he was a businessman, he wanted to distance himself from “those pasty-faced corpses in suits” in magazine ads. “If I had to be a businessman, I was going to do it in … more ?

Video: Cheeky Fishing Triple Play

8 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Cheeky Fishing‘s Ted Upton explains the company’s triple play option, which pairs a reel and two spools in a Fishpond Sweetwater reel case for the price of a reel and a spool.  

Nightmarish swarm of sea lions engulfs fisherman’s boat; video

The overabundance of sea lions in British Columbia has one commercial fisherman at wit’s end after nightmarish numbers of pinnipeds swarmed his boat and nets day after day during the just-concluded roe herring season. For sea lions, seeing a fishing boat coming is like hearing a dinner bell. Show More Summary

Tarpon Genetics Reveal a Surprise

The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust wrapped up their tarpon genetic program and the results are a bit surprising. You know those tarpon in Florida? And the ones in Louisiana? And the ones in Mexico and the ones in Belize? Also, you know those tarpon in West Africa? They are all pretty much the same fish, […]

Tippets: Lahontan Cutthroat on the Rebound, Trump Budget Bad News for Anglers, Kenai’s Shrinking King Salmon Population

Once thought extinct, Lahontan Cutthroat are on the rebound in Nevada’s Pyramid Lake. Jonathan Wright highlights the comeback along with some of the difficulties the population faces in this article via Fly Fisherman. The 2018 budget proposed by President Trump … more ?

Reel Introduction #Fail

Daiwa SS SV Reel on Daiwa Tatula 6'10"M Rod So my scratch and dent Daiwa SS SV that I got for a steal on eBay arrived from Japan today. I knew it was coming today thanks to tracking, so I staid up for it instead of going to bed. I spooled it up with a full 125yrd spool of Fireline and headed to GOMH to test my new to me combo out. Show More Summary

BTT Tarpon Genetics Program – Results

The good folks from the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust just concluded their study with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in attempts to determine just how many distinct populations of Atlantic Tarpon exist around the world. Why bother? Because a sound understanding of whether or not global populations are related makes a huge difference […]

Progress? Not Much!

If anything it was colder than forecast today. I don't know if it got above freezing or not. With the sun and a bit of wind I thought there might have been some progress in the ice out department, but there wasn't much. As I was leaving the driveway to check things out 5 good sized deer crossed the road, just to the North of our property. Show More Summary

Watch Your Mouth

Despite the vibrant red stripe on the majority of our trout in Western Alaska, the dark mottled back of a rainbow trout provides surprisingly good camouflage – an adaptation developed to protect from predators from above. Even in clear water, that can make them difficult to spot to the untrained eye, especially from a moving boat. […]

Video Hatch: “Emerge: Landon Mace”

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

After serving his country as soldier, Landon Mace moved home to Bend, Oregon to follow his passion for fly fishing. Via Bote.

Tippets: Common Fly Fishing Mistakes, Standard Patterns for Your Fly Box

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

From false casting to honest communication with your guide, expert anglers take on the question “What is the single most common mistake you see your clients make, and what can I do to avoid it?” in the most recent “Ask … more ?

Today's Conditions And A Skunk

2:30PM GOMH South Side 5:30PM GOMH South Side 2:30-3:30PM GOMH & Sullivan Inlet5:30-5:45PM GOMH NEConditions: 54-52?, Mostly Sunny, Calm then Gusty WindDad had to run up to Fleet Farm today to get stuff for the Expedition, so we were unable to get the Trophy out today. Show More Summary

The Flip Flop Fly – One of my favorites

This makes me happy. This may be a second favorite… Andros South from a few years back. Hammerhead chasing a little lemon shark.

Three Good Articles – Spring Trout Edition

Today marks the first official day of spring, and we know for many of you that can only mean one thing.. Spring trout fishing! Therefore, this month’s edition of three good articles has a theme.. You got it.. Fly fishing for spring trout! Enjoy. Three Good Articles – Spring Trout Tips Edition The Secrets of […]

Video: Costa’s Motu Sunglass Frames “Kick Plastic”

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Pete Vandergrift from Costa Sunglasses goes over the company’s new Motu frame, the fact that it utilizes a bio-resin, and how the company is trying to “kick plastic” with all of their products.

Zimmerman Talks Carp

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

For author and fly tier Jay Zimmerman, carp are not a side show, writes Zach Matthews, “they are the main event.” Zimmerman talks fly patterns, carp behavior, and different fishing environments in this interview via American Angler.

27 days to Belize

The sand in the hourglass no longer looks so daunting. This trip is going to happen. Just a few weekends left to get things sorted out, but I think I’m mostly ready for Belize. I did have one little setback earlier in the week. Mainly, a no-contact injury in my 40+ indoor soccer league. Looks […]

How to Tie an Off the Hook Sucker Spawn

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This week’s featured pattern in our tying instructional video is called the “Off the Hook Sucker Spawn” by author Tim Flagler.  Sucker spawn, notes Flagler, are “an easy, early season high protein meal. At this time of year, it’s a good …

Tippets: Primer for Flats Fishing Slam, Three Cs of Trout Fishing

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Jon Covich of Cuba Fishing Outfitters writes about the essentials of flats fishing for the grand slam: bonefish, permit, and tarpon. From casting practice to questions to ask your guide, read more here. The presence of current, cover and cuisine provides good … more ?

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