When I fly fish larger rivers with a rod and reel or a Tenkara rod, I often need to wade from the shore to get closer to the best trout habitat. But I’ve found that traditional bib waders are overkill for my needs and often too warm to wear. I prefer waist-high, stocking feet wading …
This short film from Winged Reel features fly fishing in the remote areas of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.
In a new instructional video from Anglers All fly shop, Doug Garvey demonstrates how to easily add a dropper fly to a dry-dropper rig or double nymph rig. “This is essentially a clinch knot on the bend of the hook, however … more ?
Whether traveling to new waters and new fly shops or visiting your local one, there is an “unwritten code” to fly shops, writes Brita Fordice. Read some great advice from Fordice, a fly shop veteran, via Flymen Fishing company. When … more ?
The “tug” might be the “drug,” but most anglers would agree that a tug that stays attached is ideal. Unfortunately, when swinging flies for salmon and steelhead, that’s not always the case. Quick strikes, followed by an unanswered swing, are common when spey fishing, and can be frustrating at the very least. So what do […]
This film from Capt. Jack Productions features incredible aerial footage of fly fishing for taimen.
Bill Oyster is the owner of Oyster Fine Bamboo Fly Rods in Blue Ridge, GA. After a promising cycling career derailed, fly fishing focused his life. Elizabeth Hutchison writes a profile piece of Oyster’s journey and passion for bamboo rod … more ?
Lifetime will be the fly on the wall in real time as couples play the summer dating game. The cable net said today that it will premiere Date Night Live at 10 PM July 27. The eight-episode docuseries hails from Big Fish, the production...Show More Summary
There are more than a few ways to get to the water. This short film features motorcycling and fly fishing. Via youngandsplash.
Cold Hearted River: A Sean Stranahan Mystery by Keith McCafferty is the sixth novel in the acclaimed Sean Stranahan mystery series. In this new story, a murder investigation finds Stranahan on the trail of fishing gear purported to have belonged … more ?
Fly fishing takes us to beautiful places, and in this article Bjorn Christianson outlines 10 tips to help you take better photos in the outdoors. Via Gear Junkie. A new issue of The Mission magazine has been released. It includes articles … more ?
Redington will introduce the new i.D. reel at the IFTD show in Orlando, FL. The i.D. offers unique customization with 34 decal options to put on the flat back surface of the new reel. Read more in the press release … more ?
When fishing mouse flies for hungry Alaskan rainbows, a typical presentation goes something like this – Cast at a slightly downstream angle above your target, raise your rod tip, wiggle your rod tip back and forth roughly 8 inches apart while at the same time slowly drawing in line with your line hand. This creates […]
The fly-fishing industry voted on the best new products for 2017-2018 at the International Fly Tackle Dealer show in Orlando, FL that ended yesterday. In total, 30 categories were represented, from fly rods and waders to fly hooks and gift items. … more ?
We fish a lot of tube flies at our lodges, and while they can be rigged several different ways, one of our favorite ways is attaching an up-eye octopus style stinger hook to a large loop in the leader nested at the back of the fly. Not only does this position the hook at the […]
From reels and nets to sandals and shorts, find the top picks for “The Best Fly-Fishing Tools of 2017” in this recent article from Outside Magazine. The recent issue of Tail Fly Fishing Magazine features fly fishing in diverse locales … more ?
Terrestrial insects are an important food source for trout. In this article, Barry Beck writes about moth larvae, including go-to patterns and techniques to use on the water. Via Fly Fisherman. Successful dry fly fishing requires enough slack in the … more ?
ICAST is the fly fishing event of the year and RISE Fishing Co. will represent their high performance, budget friendly fly rods with a booth adjacent to the casting ponds. The 10×10 west hall booth location is ideal for testing each rod model while communicating with the RISE crew. Show More Summary
The new Foundation fly rod series from Sage are fast-action rods built for diverse fishing conditions. Foundation rods are available from 4 through 8-weight and retail for $325. Read more in the press release below. The New FOUNDATION Fly Rod … more ?
Whether we’re searching for steelhead on the Dean, swinging flies for kings on the Kanektok, or soaking sculpins for massive Naknek rainbow trout, we do a lot of spey fishing at our lodges. Therefore, as you might expect, we give our share of spey instructions as well, and today we share with you a few […]