Working as a fly fishing guide is often romanticized, but the work itself is difficult. From communication skills to boat handling and navigation, to swiftwater rescue and wilderness medicine techniques, being a guide requires a diverse skill set. In this … more ?
This short film shows the beautiful landscape and fish of northern Sweden. Via Dryflystories.
According to Matt Labash, there is no season for fly fishing. Warm weather or cold, devoted anglers head to the water, “No matter what the weather’s doing, stay on your meds.” However, in his recent column for The Weekly Standard, … more ?
This short video highlights the wilderness angling opportunities in Labrador. Via Gray Ghost Productions.
This short film from Marsh Hen Media features great footage of spring conditions while fishing for redfish.
This documentary was filmed in a very remote area of Colombia, more than 3 days travel time from the civilization. A Kickstarter project will help to fund the full length film. Via The Peacock Bass Film. THE PATH OF THE …
In case you haven’t heard, earlier this year the folks at Airflo introduced their latest spey line, the Skagit Scout – Their shortest skagit head to date designed to make easy work of switch rods, shorter spey rods, and single hand spey casts. With their release of the Skagit Scout, they’ve also been pumping out some […]
This trailer highlights the journey to a unique tarpon fishery in the rivers of Costa Rica. Via Castaway Films.
This short film from LOOP Media features the opening days of sea trout season on the Húseyjakvísl River in Iceland
In the most recent episode of RIO’s “How-To” series, brand manager Simon Gawesworth shows how to fish a streamer from a drift boat. The presented tips and information “take the mystery and randomness of streamer fishing away, giving anglers a … more ?
The Taylor Creek Fly Shop in Basalt, Colorado will host the 14th Annual Rocky Mountain Fly Fishing Classic September 21-23, 2017. The “Catch the Cure” tournament raises funding for cystic fibrosis research and awareness. Visit the event’s website or Facebook page for … more ?
The Atlantic Salmon Reserve (ASR) is the world’s first conservation area for Atlantic Salmon, Sea Trout, Wild Brown Trout and Arctic Char. This film from Capt Jack Productions highlights the fantastic fishery and wilderness area.
When it comes to casting the focus is often on distance or accuracy, but a soft presentation is equally important. Tim Rajeff demonstrates how to make delicate presentation casts in this short instructional video. Via Gink & Gasoline. While a … more ?
The OmniSpool Switchbox is a innovative management system for storing and changing lines on fly reels. It offers vast improvement from old methods of “nails on the wall of the garage or old manufacturers’ spools.” A recent review in Vagabond … more ?
On more than one occasion, we’ve told you how much we love fishing tube flies at our lodges. Not only are they super fun to tie, but they offer a number of advantages over conventional flies tied directly onto the shank of a hook. However, despite their advantages, those new to tubes often find it a […]
Our friends at North 40 Fly Shop recently teemed up with Alaska West alum, Jerry French, on how to tie Jerry’s ‘Summer Sculpin’ – A killer fly pattern for trout and steelhead wherever sculpin are found (hint: that’s just about every river in the world). If you like tying flies, and are planning on swinging for […]
This short film from Salmon Junkies highlights the unique fishery of the Ekaluk river in Nunavut’s Kitikmeot region of the Canadian Central Arctic.
In this recent instructional video, Blane Chocklett answers questions and demonstrates techniques to use when tying with the new Faux Bucktail from Flymen Fishing Company. The Fish-Skull Faux Bucktail is “a tapered synthetic multi-use fly tying fiber designed to imitate … more ?
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
In this recent instructional video Dave and Amelia Jensen demonstrate how to effectively fish undercut banks. Learn the ins and outs of finding and catching fish in these situations in the “Master Class Monday” series via Orvis. The Partridge and … more ?