Dear Mr. Dad: My son is starting middle school next week. His previous school was K-5 so this is a new one for him. He’s nervous and, honestly so am I. He’s a smart kid but has always had trouble finishing assignments and turning work in on time. Show More Summary
Lots of people think of fishing as a pastime that primarily attracts men, but a female angler with a knack for landing big ones is luring a lot of attention for her skills. Although Darcie Arahill's social media accounts may make ample use of her looks as bait for the casual viewer, "Darcizzle" is no slouch at sport fishing. Show More Summary
Here’s a news flash: fish need water to survive.In California, they’re not getting much. If the state’s severe drought continues the way it has for another two years, its salmon, steelhead and smelt are in danger of going away forever. Show More Summary
It's the "magic month" when grasshopper fishing is at a peak in most regions. There's nothing quite like watching that slow, deliberate rise when a big brown trout tracks and eventually snarfs down a juicy "T-Bone." I've always loved...Show More Summary
At the recent World Youth Fly Fishing Championships held in Vail, CO, Team USA took home its third straight world title. “It’s a big deal to be defending a world title on home waters,” said Cam Chioffi, a member of the … more ?
Captain Danny Barrow, owner of Silver Lining Fishing Charters, in Hypoluxo, Florida, is no stranger to big snook. In fact, they’re his specialty. So, when he recently saw a big 40- to 50-pound snook try to engulf a dazed-and-confused,...Show More Summary
Since it seems we’ve been all sorts of serious the past few days on Fly Talk, I thought I’d bring it down a notch and share a little video that had me in stitches this morning. Anyone who can combine one of my all-time favorite movies and fly fishing (for sharks), get’s my vote of approval. Good on ya Stripn Flywear and careful man, there’s a beverage here!
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Larry Winston writes the weekly fishing column for the Shelter Island (New York) Reporter. So yes, he catches a lot of fish. Winston, who is retired and has written the column for the Reporter for about two years, has also caught a lot of sharks over the years. Show More Summary
The silver salmon fishing is as good as ever here at Alaska West and Rapids Camp Lodge, and not only are we catching a lot of silvers this year, we’re also catching a lot of bigger fish. That has our anglers are asking, “how big is that hog?”, which has us scratching our heads.. “Yeah, exactly how […]
Way back in April, I was fortunate enough to visit Chile with my wife. We were the guests of Magic Waters Lodge just outside Coyhaique, in Chile. Together we spent the better part of 10 days fishing, eating, and seeing the countryside. Show More Summary
Photograph by Natalie Krebs To the uninitiated, planer-board fishing can be a wholly intimidating experience. However, if your goal is to eliminate big stretches of unproductive walleye water, or you need to fish with precise depth control,...Show More Summary
While Apple might have nabbed themselves Taylor Swift, it seems that Spotify too has landed a rather big fish of their own, this time in the form of the President of the United States, Barack Obama. Yup, you read that right, it seems...Show More Summary
A hefty meal that’s easily caught is such an easy summer sell for largemouth bass. If you’re envisioning a big worm (something in the 10-plus inches range), then you’re right on target. When the dog days of summer bring unbearably high heat, the green fish seek more comfortable conditions in shady solaces and deeper water. Show More Summary
Before I started paying attention to trademark issues as a part-time living, I'm pretty sure I would have thought that it would take quite a bit to get a big company's lawyers firing off threat letters and legal actions. You know, like...Show More Summary
Walk into any big box liquor store and you’re likely to see shelves and shelves of colorfully packaged vodkas with flavors ranging from “cookie dough” to “Swedish fish.” Though marvels of flavor chemistry, these spirits often taste cloying or artificial, and aren’t good for much more than a novelty shot. Show More Summary
A detective with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Department in Florida hooked a very big prize while fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.
Although the notion that fresh fish is always better was long ago established to be a big myth, the idea still persists among many diners. And lucky for them, a restaurant in Japan is just begging for their exacting patronage. Zauo,Show More Summary
This year's number one sustainability risk is - water. According to the latest World Economic Forum's Global Risk Report, the adverse impacts of water crises could even surpass the impacts of climate change. The effects can already be...Show More Summary
First full day in New York was tough and fun. I climbed repeatedly over eight-foot boulder formations and down the orther side. I caught up with Clifhanger, Ox, Firestarter, and Loon. The shelters were cool, big stone structures from the outside, but trashy on the inside. I camped near one after 19.6 miles and played......