Todd Moen once again has been hard at work in very tough conditions to capture images of fly fishing at its very best in locations such as Argentina's Patagonia region, British Columbia's remote wilderness and Montana's backcountry.Show More Summary
The first trout I ever caught, in upstate New York, came courtesy of the New York DEC stocking program. The first trout I caught on fly came courtesy of the fish hatchery at the Connetquot River. I spent a lot of time in the 1990s learning how to fly fish by targeting those stocked trout. … Continue reading The 2015 Comeback of the Connetquot River ?
We like grayling.. And we love fishing mouse patterns.. So naturally, we thought this photo from Alaska West was pretty darn cool. More Related Awesomeness How Often to Trout and Grayling Eat Mice? 19 Reasons to Fish a Mouse Fly Mousing for Trout – Try a Strip Set!
A film put together for the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Art Symposium 2014.
The good thing about fly fishing for peacock bass is that it don’t cost nothin’ except for sweat and time. I’m lucky that way in that when I’m down in South Florida I can find ways to expend both. It’s funny, though, how many people in Florida don’t break a sweat. They move down for … Continue reading Buzz or Howl Under the Influence of Heat ?
Ever wondered whether your fly is swinging at the right depth, at the right speed, or even in the right water for the quarry at hand? We receive comments all the time about how or where the fly should be traveling when swinging for anadramous species, and for good reason.. It’s tough! Thanks to long-time spey-guru […]
We’re excited to announce that our good buddy Stuart Foxall will be hosting not one, but two weeks during the 2015 season at Alaska West, and he wants you to join him! Stuart is a world renowned fly designer for Aqua Flies, Loop Akademi Fly Dresser, and part of Loop Tackle’s Development Team. He’s also a fantastic […]
Today we present you with our somewhat monthly rundown of a few articles we’ve come across that we thoroughly enjoyed, and think you will too! 3 Good Fly Fishing Articles Why Are Barracuda So Under-targeted on the Flats? A super interesting look at why many flats anglers might be missing out on some epic ‘cuda action, […]
The American Museum of Fly Fishng has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds towards the development of an on-line salt water fly fishing exhibit. A good lavalier microphone might have been a smart investment for the campaign video pitch.
In 2005 when we launched the Chum there were only a few social media types tackling the fly fishing petri dish. One of those few was Tom Chandler at the The Trout Underground. Over the last 10 years Tom has never shied away from telling...Show More Summary
Two weeks ago it was Iron Fly, this week it's a screenng of DamNation to raise awareness around the proposed Susitna dam followed the next night by the Seattle launch of Wild Steelheaders United. Both events are FREE, open to the public, and there will be great food and craft beer served. Show More Summary
The Electrolux Design Lab competition, open to design students the world over, has long been partial to design concepts that defy gravity, having bestowed the top honor in years past to the likes of the Aeroball, a constellation of luminescent, helium-infused balls that floatingly filter and fragrance the air in a room, and this year is no exception. Show More Summary
This is a short film by Derek DeYoung chronicling his fly fishing quest for Fall Brookies in Montana. Based upon his experiences he was inspired to paint his latest work.. "Two Panel Brookie".
Check out this year's entries in the Hatch Magazine 2014 Fly Fishing Photo Contest.
Sgt. Kurt Erickson fishing on the Naches River as part of a Rivers of Recovery trip.
Lots of non-spoiler talk about The Force Awakens and the rest of the Star Wars universe in this edition of Star Wars Bits. Below, read about the following: J.J. Abrams and R2-D2 get hit with flying fish on the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Show More Summary
Simple Fly Fishing: Techniques for Tenkara and Rod & Reel by Yvon Chouinard, Craig Mathews and Mauro Mazzo captured the Mountain Guidebook Award at the 2014 Banff Mountain Festival Book Competition. LINK
Middlebury College Professor Matthew Dickerson, along with David O’Hara, gets readers out of the classroom and into the great outdoors with the book Downstream: Reflections on Brook Trout, Fly Fishing, and the Waters of Appalachia. The book takes the fishermen to the waters of Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Tennessee and North Carolina. LINK (via:VPR)
“This is our gig, Fuck Bombers…” Sion Sono is a madman and had directed some incredible films over the past few years. Remember Cold Fish? Yup. How about Suicide Club? Yeah, that’s the same Sono! Next up in his infinite madness is the Drafthouse Films release of Why Don’t You Play In Hell, hitting theaters […]