After 15 years as a fly fishing guide in the Florida Keys Jon Milchman couldn't take it anymore. It wasn't the sun, the azure water, or the relaxed, heat-stifled lifestyle. He couldn't spend another year watching the destruction of an ecosystem he'd grown to love. “I watched species decline, algal...
This short film features a week in Northern Norway, fishing gin clear rivers for Atlantic salmon. Via Black Fly Eyes.
Airheat is a new action/rogue-like game which has just hit Early Access on PC. You play the role of Amelia, an airplane pilot whose task is to catch flying fish. She has a dream though, which is to reach the stratosphere and catch the legendary Skywhale, but she'll first have to find a way to go that high. Videos are inside.
The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced changes to their board as well as a new executive committee. AFFTA welcomed new board members Lise Lozelle (Maven Fly), Brent Bauer (Umpqua) and Sam Lundgren (Backcountry Hunters & Anglers). Read more in the press release … more ?
A new video series from Brian Wise offers a unique view into a day on the water with a “streamer guru.” The first guest on The Streamer Chronicles is Mike Schmidt and the episode can be viewed via Fly Fishing … more ?
We’ve said it many times before, but we love fishing giant flies for our trout in western Alaska. Some might assume that that’s because we subscribe to the ‘big fly, big fish’ theory of fly selection.. However, in our neck of the woods, abundant food sources and a short growing season lends itself to trout, […]
Keith McCafferty’s genre-bending Sean Stranahan mysteries, dubbed “fly-fishing noir” by some interviewers and reviewers, reveal the author’s passion for the sport and outdoors. “I just wrote what I wanted to write about and have been fortunate that it slotted into … more ?
Body of Water: A Sage, a Seeker, and the World’s Most Elusive Fish by Chris Dombrowski is a book of two passions, poetry and fly fishing, which lead to a life-changing bonefishing trip and friendship with legendary guide David Pinder. … more ?
FisheWear offers fun and functional fashion for women, and has launched a Kickstarter to help manufacture new wool and design series. Learn more here about FisheWear products and the funraising campaign. The gear required for getting a start in fly … more ?
Today we present you with another mid-monthly edition of ‘Three Good Articles,’ where we share a few of our favorite articles from other fly fishing websites that we found particularly interesting, and have a feeling you will to. Enjoy! Three Good Articles Which Species of Bonefish Did I Catch? Dr. Liz Wallace of the Bonefish […]
“Fly fishing is a sport of the mind,” writes Monte Burke, and its physical aspects also help to make it a great tool for personal recovery. Burke reports on the work of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and their recent “Healing … more ?
The R.L. Winston Rod Company has announced the selection of Rio Marié Lodge, located in Brazil’s Amazon basin, as the newest fly fishing lodge to be chosen as a Winston Preferred Lodge. Read more in the press release below. Winston … more ?
The kids are back from GABF with some new well-deserved medals. 2SP, Flying Fish, Iron Hill, Neshaminy Creek, Two Rivers, and Yards, to be exact, and hearty congratulations to them all. You should...
By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam Isaac Stump of the Flying Fish Arizona Swim Team has joined the University of Arizona class of 2021. “I chose Arizona... Read the full story on SwimSwam: FAST’s Isaac Stump Sends Verbal Commitment to Arizona Wildcats
Fishing Team up for huge stripers this fall Learn how to catch monster stripers on the fly.
A fly tying tutorial of an October Caddis steelhead fly. This fly can be fished with various methods including grease lined, skated with a riffle hitch, or as a wet fly.
Fly fishing is only as complicated as you make it, as shown in this short film from eluoscire.
Because it’s been a while since we shared a photo of an airborne coho from Alaska West. Hang time. One of the many, many reasons we love fly fishing for silver salmon. More on Silver Salmon Silver Salmon – 3 Reasons to Love ‘Em Silver Salmon Fly Selection Man and Silver
Time spent rigging is time spent not fishing, and some of you have asked for quicker ways to switch between different rigs, flies, and tactics. So, today we’ve compiled a few simple tips to help you change your rig quicker and easier to get your fly back in the water. Enjoy! 9 Tips for Quicker Rig […]
“Eight thousand miles is a long way to go to catch a trout,” begins Richard Holledge. It’s also a long way to go to learn how to fly fish. But Holledge does both and writes about his travels to learn … more ?