Fly fishing for permit is a religion. It's about being in the moment and connecting with something natural, spiritual, and surreal all at once. It's about the process and letting go. It's the instant the fish eats the fly. It's the closest thing to enlightenment you'll ever get. It's SATORI! Now available via Vimeo on Demand.
E than Perlstein could be the Mark Zuckerberg of biotechnology, or he is the latest in a long line of scientists who dream big — but ultimately fail — to find new ways to make drugs with greater speed, efficiency and focus. No matter...Show More Summary
The ALS Challenge done fly fishing style.
A couple months back we ran a post reminding you to be nice to non-targets, those species that voluntarily climb onto your fly when you’re on the search for something else. All fish deserved to be handled with care and if catching too many fish is the problem, that’s not a bad problem to have! […]
When swinging flies for salmon and steelhead, a question we get asked a lot is ‘what sink tip should I use?’ or ‘how do I know what sink tip to start with?’ Like all things fly fishing, there is no rule of thumb that pertains to every situation. There are far too many variables from […]
Via BofAML's Ethan Harris, Gone fly fishing The Kansas City Fed’s conference has been around since 1978, but it only gained notoriety in 1982 when it was moved to Jackson Hole, luring an avid fly fisherman named Paul Volcker. Since then,...Show More Summary
The pattern made by this Pink-wing flying fish's tail as it leaps from the water features for this week's Open Thread. Please natter/chatter/vent/rant on anything you like over this weekend and throughout the week. with a few netiquette exceptions
King salmon fly fishing in British Columbia
By Bruce Vanderveen: "There's gold here," exclaimed the grizzled fishing camp owner as he handed me the small core sample. He then went on to explain how people fly into central Ontario, drill a few holes, get the cores assayed (small...Show More Summary
How do you get those sweet split level water shots? Start with some super swanky camera gear. (via: Paflyfish) Interested in capturing over and under shots in a more economical package?
Not a parody: Vacuum tubes can send salmon flying over hydroelectric dams
Today we’re coming at you with a fly fishing photo gallery of a different sort.. Action shots! Hero shots are great, but the ‘ol grip and grin doesn’t always tell the whole story.. Check out some great photos of the pursuit itself.. Enjoy! Other Mini Galleries Fly Fishing Mini Gallery Fly Fishing Objects Mini Gallery Alaska […]
Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, “Hell, those dumb, stupid sailors were just shooting at flying fish!” - U.S. President Lyndon Johnson commenting on the Gulf of Tonkin incident Fifty years ago yesterday, on August...Show More Summary
Photo: Olympic Raft & Kayak Patagonia Fly Fishing Ambassador and DamNation producer/underwater photographer, Matt Stoecker recently floated the Elwha with the winners of the Patagonia/DamNation photo contest and their hosts from Olympic...Show More Summary
01-31 Aug To celebrate their tenth birthday, Jones Bay Wharf's resident seafood restaurant, Flying Fish, is launching a month long greatest hits menu. The Nod to...
Sun 31 Aug Flying Fish's Executive Chef Stephen Seckold spent time as Chef De Partie under Bjorn van der Horst at La Noisette (London), a Michelin-starred restaurant...
We see a lot of broken fly rods over the course of a season. Although we’d love to dish out stories of huge, rod buckling fish, the majority of the time rods are broken getting in and out of a boat, sticking them in a ceiling fan, or other less glamorous ways. Safely storing your rods […]
This series has now moved to a new blog, Serendipity. I hope you continue to follow the adventures of Richard Hobson here.Filed under: Uncategorized
Here’s Hobson’s entry for 31st July: Sunday. Captain, William and others came on board. at work all morning on the anchors, also wrote home. sweeping a little and reading the […]