Henry Cowen, a Georgia-based fly fishing guide, spends winters guiding for stripers and summers chasing carp. Cowen talks about techniques and tactics for chasing carp on the fly in a recent episode of the Fishing with a Fly podcast. Not … more ?
At Pike Place Market, fresh fish may fly 20 feet or more before they drop into the waiting hands of a fishmonger.
This short film from Matthias Bucholz features great footage from fly fishing southern Germany.
Fishing TV, a Video On Demand platform for anglers, has announced the launch of Planet Fish, which will highlight campaigns and causes specific to fly anglers. Read more in the press release below. Fishing TV Launches Channel Dedicated To Conservation … more ?
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The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has released a statement applauding the recent designation of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument located in Penobscot County in northern Maine. Read more in the press release below. AFFTA Applauds Katahdin Woods … more ?
Photo by Flickr/Bureau of Land Management A fly fisherman casts his line on the Molalla River in Oregon. Oregon is one of three states temporarily halting online sales of hunting and fishing licenses due to a system breach. Just as fall fishing gets hot and hunting season is heating up, the sale of licenses in multiple states is going cold. Show More Summary
A devotion to fly fishing returns more than just fish, as shown in this short film from North 40 Fly Shop.
Scott McKie reports on Cherokee Middle School sixth graders who recently learned to fly fish from Michael Bradley, an EBCI tribal member. They are “learning about a sport that will take them into rivers and streams connecting them to the … more ?
So, you’re driving along a country road, minding your own business, and suddenly you spot a river. “Hmmm, I bet there are some beautiful trout in there,” you think to yourself. “I wish I’d brought my fishing rod!” Bummer. How frustrating. No fishing for you today. But wait! If you’d treated yourself to Tenkara‘s Mini […]
While nudists and fishermen both share a love of nature, they should seldom be in the same place at the same time. A fly fisher, chillin by Kaisersee—a lake in Augsberg, Germany—hooked something large that could have been an eel or a snake, but was actually a penis. Show More Summary
Every once in a while we like to run a mini-gallery of photos here on our blog – A small collection of photos, some with a theme, some not so much, but generally somehow related to fly fishing. However, it’s been a while since we’ve put together a mini gallery, so today we right that […]
RIO Products has announced the launch of the Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards.The competition features short films by amateur anglers with grand prizes announced on May 12, 2017. Read more in the press release below. RIO Launches Amateur Fly Fishing … more ?
This film from My Leaky Waders features footage from deep in the Canadian Rockies on a fly fishing trip in search of bull trout and Westslope cutthroat trout.
An article in the Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute Letter examines the ability of fly fishing to relax the brain and combat ill-effects of stress. “The Harvard neurobiologists compare fly-fishing to yoga, with its repetitive casting motions and contemplative state.” Read … more ?
Finally … fishing is saved. I’ve oft wondered what would be the miracle technology that would restore fly fishing to living room prominence, and now via the miracle of BaitCloud, we can fling Alka Seltzers at each other and bask in the body count … I keep thinking of how much safer it’ll be to … Continue reading Can Stink Bomb Be Far Behind? ?
One of the most exhilarating aspects of fly fishing is that each and every time your fly is in the water, you never quite know what could happen next – a perpetual level of faith if you will. Sort of like when you think you’ve doubled up on your umpteenth silver salmon of the day, only to […]
In the remote country of northern Sweden, the anglers in this film find success with trophy brown trout, grayling and arctic char. Via Niklas Kristensson.
Patrick Tillard argues that grayling are fly fishing’s best kept secret. “Known as the Lady of the Stream, these freshwater fish are something of an enigmatic species, often overlooked by anglers who collapse their rods as the mercury dips into … more ?
Ocean City, MD, is home to some serious marlin tournaments, boasting an offshore fleet of some of the best billfish captains on the East Coast. For those unaware, flying a gamefish flag upside down when returning to port means you've caught and released the species on the flag. Show More Summary