This short film from Winged Reel features fly fishing in the remote areas of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.
In a new instructional video from Anglers All fly shop, Doug Garvey demonstrates how to easily add a dropper fly to a dry-dropper rig or double nymph rig. “This is essentially a clinch knot on the bend of the hook, however … more ?
The “tug” might be the “drug,” but most anglers would agree that a tug that stays attached is ideal. Unfortunately, when swinging flies for salmon and steelhead, that’s not always the case. Quick strikes, followed by an unanswered swing, are common when spey fishing, and can be frustrating at the very least. So what do […]
This film from Capt. Jack Productions features incredible aerial footage of fly fishing for taimen.
Casting a long ways is not anywhere close to the most important skill in fly fishing. We’d actually tell you that casting too far is one of the leading causes of not catching fish…but that’s a topic for another day! Bombing long casts is fun, and every once in a while, you need to cast […]
This beautifully shot film highlights a fishless day. “Guess that’s why they call it fishing and not catching,” says filmmaker Nicholas Anderson.
Sorry, this blog is about a month overdue. First off, the inaugural Classic Bass Champions Tour event was AMAZING! Classic Bass put on a great event and fishing an MLF (Major League Fishing) style tournament is a completely different kind of pressure over traditional 5 best bass style tournaments. Show More Summary
George Cook with some video commentary on fly fishing lakes. The topic de jour is some techniques for dealing with a difficult backcast. In this video, George talks about The fact that some of the best spots in lakes, like bays, can have very tough backcast conditions How basic rollcasting can work How a single hand […]
In a recent column in The Wall Street Journal, David Profumo reviews the new book by Langdon Cook. Upstream follows one of the oldest journeys, “the precarious odyssey of these fish that are born in freshwater streams, swim down to feed … more ?
Strength isn’t the only thing to factor in when choosing a knot to use. From reliability to efficiency, Kent Klewein outlines characteristics to consider and why he opts for the uni-knot when out on the water. Via Gink & Gasoline. … more ?
This short film features the upcoming “Mile High 25” event hosted by Anglers All Fly Shop. In this unique tournament anglers compete to catch as many species of the 25 that you can in the allotted time frame” from June …
Cast, mend, swing fly, take a few steps downriver, repeat. That’s how you fish for steelhead, right? Not necessarily. Michael White stops by in video form today, straight from the Dean River, to tell us a bit about how he likes to present flies to steelhead. The basic idea – rather than stepping downriver after […]
Steelhead anglers rejoice! The folks from the Ashland Fly Shop recently conducted a great interview with our pal and Alaska West family member, Jerry French, featuring some great insight on fly selection, spey casting, and an in-depth history of the evolution of the intruder-style fly patterns many of us use today. If you like swinging flies […]
Our pal George Cook is back with another edition of Spey TV, this time accompanied by Simon Gawesworth to talk about the finer points of one of the most traditional, yet arguably most difficult spey casts to master, the single spey. For those looking to dial in their single spey, we think you’d be hard […]
President Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt have removed barriers that were preventing the Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay. In this short film, Mark Titus, director of “The Breach,” urges anglers to act in response. Call EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt …
Some fish species and individuals are more likely to be caught by anglers than others. “While some of the factors that influence fish vulnerability are in an angler’s control, many are not,” writes Sascha Clark Danylchuk. “Thinking systematically and using … more ?
In a recent feature article, Etta Meyer writes about fly fishing for mahseer in the glacial rivers of the Himalayas. “India is a long way to go for a fish, but as any angler will tell you, it’s never just … more ?
In this short film, Evan Schock shares footage from his first season working as a fly fishing guide in Bristol Bay, Alaska.
Bristol Bay is about salmon and outstanding trout fishing and the wild Alaska of legend. It’s one big flaw is a lack of bonefish. Lesser flaws include a lack of clear, warm, tropical water, a lack of palm trees and no conch. Most bonefish aren’t even in the United States. They live, mostly, in other […]
Friday, May 12th, news broke that the Trump administration paved the way for the Pebble Limited Partnership to restart its quest to dig North America’s largest open pit copper mine – directly in the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s vast wild … more ?