Monthly Archives: May 2022

Oregon State Slugger Uses Fly Fishing to Overcome Doubt

Oregon State Slugger Uses Fly Fishing to Overcome Doubt

Jacob Melton is one of the best hitters in all of PAC-12 college baseball, but even he isn’t immune to the self-doubt that comes with life. Luckily for Metlon, he was able to turn to fly fishing to deal with the fallout from an injury that sidelined him for Oregon State’s 2021 NCAA tournament run. You can read the rest…

Sunday Toona: Blackbird Edition – Moldy Chum

Sunday Toona: Blackbird Edition – Moldy Chum

In May of 2006, a like-minded posse formed. Reel Pure, a grassroots lifestyle fly fishing brand, and Moldy Chum, an industry intoxicated media channel, got into bed. And an irreverently serious voice was born. We appreciate every last follower and hope you enjoy the ride, If you’d like to chew the fat, shoot us a note at contact@moldychum.com. Source…

Ocean Bound Factory Fish – Moldy Chum

Ocean Bound Factory Fish – Moldy Chum

I prefer my steelhead wild. Every year, Idaho Fish and Game raises almost 5 million steelhead in the Magic Valley Region for stocking into Salmon River drainages. After rearing for 11 months in three Magic Valley hatcheries, they are then trucked to various stocking locations within the Salmon River drainages, where their journey to the Pacific Ocean begins. Over the…

Home Waters – Moldy Chum

Home Waters – Moldy Chum

My home waters A must-read from our friend Charlie Witek, spoiler alert below. All of us, who have taken our joy from the water, have a solemn obligation to pay it forward so that the good times don’t end with us.  We pay by respecting the resource, advocating for its health, and serving as mentors to others.  I’ve paid that debt as…

The Last Fishing Trip – Flylords Mag

The Last Fishing Trip – Flylords Mag

This video is made in the loving memory of Jeremy Brooks, an incredible angler, guide, and friend. His life was cut short in a tragic accident three years ago on his way to guide abroad. A few weeks prior, Jeremy and I embarked on what we did not know was our last fishing trip. Camping for a month, we set…

Fishing Tips: Barracuda 101 – Flylords Mag

Fishing Tips: Barracuda 101 – Flylords Mag

Barracuda might not be the salt water fish at the top of your bucket list, but maybe it should be… Whether you’re targeting a trophy barracuda, or you just want to be ready for that moment when a barracuda unexpectedly shows up on the flat, these are all the tips you need to make it happen. Check out Red’s Fly…

Fly Fishing Show Has Great 2022 Season

Fly Fishing Show Has Great 2022 Season

The folks over at The Fly Fishing Show had a successful 2022 season, and wanted to share a few of the successes both they and vendors saw. Below is a press release from The Fly Fishing Show. Shortly before 9 a.m. on a chilly January 28 in Edison, New Jersey, there was a sound that could be heard throughout the…

Dozens of Outdoor Brands Commit to Ambitious Climate Accords

Dozens of Outdoor Brands Commit to Ambitious Climate Accords

Kudos to the SOG group of brands for making a statement on the heels of the recent IPCC report. The coalition of 70 Scandinavian outdoor brands aligned its membership with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) global warming recommendations. SOG will now require member brands to commit to a maximum 1.5-degree C global warming target in 2022. LINK (via…

Grundéns Announces New SP23 GORE-TEX® Wader Collection

Grundéns Announces New SP23 GORE-TEX® Wader Collection

Grundéns has announced the debut of a new GORE-TEX® wading collection that will be available in the Spring of 2023 at both Grundéns retail partners and … The post Grundéns Announces New SP23 GORE-TEX® Wader Collection appeared first on Moldy Chum. Source link

A fly fisher’s best friend — salmon fishing up north

A fly fisher’s best friend — salmon fishing up north

When Lars Munk, aka Munken, decided to go all-in at salmon fishing, he settled down along Torneälven in Pajala, Swedish Lapland. Back then, in early 2010, very few salmon migrated the rivers in northern Sweden, still, Munken fell head over heels in love with the sport. The number of salmon running the rivers increased over the years, and now the…

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