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Maryland DNR show how they collect and tag native brook trout in the Savage River watershed. A really neat insight to catching, tagging, fin clipping, and releasing a specimen.
For a very limited time both the 2011 and 2012 issues are available for $4.95 each.
James, Eric, Tim, Jeff, Curly, and Mark had a week and they ran for the coast. Steelheading some of the most amazing water that the North West offers.
Vern-O breaking out of the winter tying rut during the “Nemo” storm. Read and see more at http://vern-o.blogspot.com/
Without a doubt, the Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) is one of the best thing for fly fishing in the past 10yrs. Check out ALL of the 2013 trailers and find a tour stop near you.
Scott Lewis from Alpha Trout Outfitters gives his take on the Rat/Squirrel Pole Dancer fly. Centered around creating a “Walk the Dog” action of a topwater Zara Spook.
As you travel North from Bangor, Maine the exits get fewer, the mountains get taller, and the speed limit signs on the interstate read 75 mph. In the shadow of Mount Katahdin lies a small town known as Stacyville, Maine.
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. All on the docket for a six state 4 day tour. A lot of driving, a lot of breweries, and a lot of rivers to travel over wondering “Should this be the one I stop to fish?”
There is a storm brewing in Key West. But this is no Hurricane or tropical storm. The proposed idea to dredge and widen the Key West Harbor to allow Mega Cruise ships to dock. A group of concerned group of guides -The Lower Keys Guides Association – has taken a strong stance against this proposed [...]
My fly fishing club holds a monthly fly tying session. One of the first ones I attended covered the construction of balsa pencil poppers. The session leader provided class members three metal rods to paint eyes on the poppers made during the class. The rods worked well for the No. 4 and larger cupped poppers [...]
A few years ago, I looked at my buddies who tossed bombs with their spey rods and thought to myself, “good gawd, that looks complicated.” Until they passed the spey torch to me.
Trout Unlimited’s Save Bristol Bay program has been offered a challenge grant from a major supporter for efforts to protect Bristol Bay. For every dollar donated by individuals and businesses from now through December 31st, our supporter will match the donation (up to $200,000). All donations will go directly to Trout Unlimited’s work to protect Bristol Bay’s fish, wildlife and renewable resources from the risks posed by Pebble.
The IFTD is the largest gathering of the Fly Fishing Industry… Check out Part 2 of the stuff that caught our eye.
The IFTD is the largest gathering of the Fly Fishing Industry… Check out Part 1 of the stuff that caught our eye.
Since I started fishing and tying flies, there has been a constant rumor that wet flies are enjoying a resurgence in America. There have been magazine articles, of course, but there have also been a few quite popular and influential books, particularly those by Dave Hughes and Sylvester Nemes. In 2000, Paul Schmookler dropped a [...]