While the wait for warmer weather might take a while in northern climates, the folks at FRENZY brave the cold to get out on the water.
The Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition offers anglers an opportunity to help participate in field work that will advance tarpon research, while also enjoying fishing opportunities in Belize. The 2015 expedition will be led in part by Andy Mill. Read more … more ?
Anglers Regan Flanagan and Stephanie Powell search the desert streams of Southern Idaho for Redband trout. Via Wes Atkinson.
Nearly every periodical teases me with some gizmo whose description promises revolutionary change and great functionality, yet whose price is tailored to a member of the Saudi royal family. Like you, I have a weakness for gadgets made...Show More Summary
This blog is now over 250 words and I am yet to write a post about this subject. I can't believe it slipped my mind!The spinning reel, also called an eggbeater reel, is the most popular form of fishing reel available. Most new anglers start with these reels as they are one of the easiest to learn to cast and retrieve. Show More Summary
Redfish (also called red drum or channel bass) are a favorite with anglers from from Massachusetts to Florida in the USA. These fish fight hard, grow big and respond well to a variety of angling techniques. They are often caught on lures...Show More Summary
Yesterday I wrote about unhooking a fishing hook from your hand so I thought I would continue the trend today and talk about unhooking a fish. I have also previously written an article on releasing fish, which can be found at my previous post catch and release.Unhooking fish can be a daunting task for new anglers. Show More Summary
Firstly I must apologize because this blog has been completely untouched for about a month now after a 90% drop in visitors overnight which I have been trying to solve for a while. Today the search numbers are back up a little so hopefully things are going in the right direction (fingers crossed). Show More Summary
Boat launching can be a slightly stressful situation at times. Often you are faced with impatient anglers who feel that you holding them up is going to cost them a fish of a lifetime. If you have to share the ramp with other water users,...Show More Summary
Have you ever been out on the water and needed a rope of a certain length of rope only to have 2 short lengths of rope in the boat. I know that I have been in this situation and have obviously needed to join the ropes to make the required distance. Show More Summary
Despite the fact that most people just love eating crab many people don't really know the first place to start when cleaning one! The process can be made as simple or as complex as you like and many people I know simply boil the crab and break it apart to eat it. Show More Summary
I must still be in a bit of a tizz over my blog disappearing from google and receiving very few visitors (sorry about that).Sometimes it feels like all the bad days that you have avoided catch up with you all at once. I am sure you know what I am talking about. Show More Summary
My Mum suffers from coeliac disease, which is an auto immune disease caused by gluten that effects the stomach. The means that sufferers cannot eat gluten (wheat, rye, oats and barley) because the stomach reacts badly to it and begins to stop digesting food properly (in basic terms). Show More Summary
Fly fishing is a great way to spend a day - if you know what you are doing, but if you are new to the sport it can be almost as frustrating as golf. For new fly fishing anglers casting is probably the most difficult aspect of the sport to learn. Show More Summary
The spider hitch is a knot similar to the bimini twist. It creates a double in the line, which is easier to handle and tie. This also allows for stronger knots because a double line is stronger than a single strand of line when tied.This...Show More Summary
Last night I had the pleasure of seeing the Fly Fishing Film Tour here in my hometown of Boulder, Co. with a 1000 + people and what looked to be a sold out show at the historic Boulder theater. With good reason… This year’s line up of...Show More Summary
Colorado-based Western Rise has announced the launch of its inaugural line of soft goods. “At Western Rise, we believe that you don’t have to choose functionality or style,” says Will Watters, Western Rise founder. Read more in the press release … more ?
In a recent video, musky master David Goodrich explains everything you need to know about hook mechanics and choice, and also demonstrates how to tie his go-to pattern, the X-Tail HTV. Don’t miss this episode of “Fly Hacks.” Two years … more ?
Smith Optics and Howler Brothers have joined forces to create a line of limited-run, outdoor lifestyle apparel and goods. This will include co-branded models of Smith’s Lowdown and Dockside sunglasses as well Aransas shirt, t-shirt, and Hat from Howler Brothers. … more ?
Stocked fish and wild fish behave and feed differently. In a recent article Zach Matthews outlines ten good strategies for stalking wild fish, whether cutthroats in the West or brook trout in the East, via Itinerant Angler. The science is … more ?