The Los Angeles River is a gem hidden in urban sprawl and, as Ryan Anglin shows, a perfect place to fly fish for carp.
This short film from André Folkedal offers footage of fly fishing for brown trout, set in the beautiful landscape and rivers of Norway.
In most circles, nobody wants a "Hex" to befall them. But in fly fishing, there is no greater natural phenomenon, and nothing more wished for, than to have thousands of Hexes--Hexagenia mayflies, that is--falling from the sky, bouncing off your head, and dropping in the river you are fishing. Show More Summary
Jay Zimmerman, author of the recent book “Best Carp Flies, The: How to Tie and Fish Them,” talks about the evolution of carp fishing as well as the philosophy behind a well-tied fly in a recent podcast episode on The Itinerant … mor...
Tip: To help weed out smaller fish, California golden trout guide Guy Jeans deliberately uses large flies—sometimes up to size 12. Photo by: Eric Dewitt The fish are small, often measuring a mere 8 inches or so. Yet, their sheer beauty can make a man hike for two solid days before making a single cast. Show More Summary
On a canoe and fly fishing trip to Le Petite Nord, Dave Karczynski finds that childhood fantasies govern adulthood ideals, and also lead him to good fishing and northern pike. Read the essay via Hatch Magazine. Fly Fishing Team USA … more ?
Warning: This is not a super-technical review. Photography has become a big part of the fly fishing culture. Heck, there’s a lot of cool things to capture! Surprisingly enough, a question we get asked all the time at our lodges is ‘what camera would you recommend for fishing?’ While we love our big fancy DSLRs, […]
In Montana, salmonflies bring out the worst in people, writes Miles Nolte. But on the invite of an old friend, Nolte heads to the crowded waters he usually avoids, for an “anti-fishing trip.” Read more via Swallowtail Fly Fishing. Jason … more ?
The Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association’s (BFFIA) annual general meeting (AGM) has been slammed as a “disaster” and a “dog and pony show”, with one group telling Tribune Business it no longer recognizes it as the industry’s voice. LINK (via: Tribune 242) The President of the BFFIA is calling it a smear campaign.
Fishing is inexorably connected to moments in time. Anglers are expert at living in the moment—both mind and body completely immersed in the situation at hand without a care given to future obligations or responsibilities. We are motivated...Show More Summary
The Abaco Fly Fishing Guides Association steps it up and brings some really good recommendations to the table. I’m re-printing the whole thing. Well done folks. This is gold and I hope it is recognized as such. Department of Marine Resources Michael T. Braynen, Director Nassau, Bahamas Dear Director Braynen, I am writing […]
This film short features beautiful footage of small stream fishing in Italy. Via Brothers On The Fly.
Matt Smythe elegantly writes about a recent fly fishing trip to the Florida Keys. “We push forward unable to tell the difference between what is below & what is above the impossible horizon.” Read more via Fishing Poet. While catch … more ?
"Joe changed our fly fishing world as no one else has. If you are an avid fly fisherman and under the age of 50, chances are you have never heard of Joe Brooks, but you owe him a debt of gratitude. One of Joe's greatest gifts to fly fishermen is that he opened up the world to all those who followed. Show More Summary
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Meanwhile, the President of The Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association is accusing critics of “clouding” the issues surrounding proposed regulatory reforms, arguing that the success of local fishing lodges hinged on the treatment of Bahamian guides. LINK (via: Tribune 242)
If you’ve spent any time during the last couple weeks around the fly fishing blogosphere, odds are you have heard about a recent proposal for new flats fishing regulations in the Bahamas. If not, you can read the current draft by clicking here. Considering we operate a lodge in the Bahamas, we’ve received many comments over […]
Nevin Knowles, operator of the Long Island Bonefishing Lodge, told Guardian Business that although he supports the introduction of measured permit fees for the creation of a conservation fund to protect the industry's longevity, theShow More Summary
This short film from Museline features the story of one of the first fly anglers in Lithuania and his continuing legacy. “It’s not the fish we are after, but the experience.”