Daily Archives: May 3, 2022

Patagonia Introduces Stealth Pack Vest

Patagonia Introduces Stealth Pack Vest

Fishing vests haven’t really changed since Lee Wulff cobbled the first one together in 1931. And, for more than 90 years they’ve been… fine. So, when we set out to rethink fly fishing’s most fundamental piece of gear, we didn’t want a simple update. We wanted a once-in-a-century transformation. The new Patagonia Stealth Pack Vest incorporates hyper-light, recycled materials with…

Pro Tips: How to Use the Bump-Twitch Streamer Retrieve

Pro Tips: How to Use the Bump-Twitch Streamer Retrieve

Written by: Jamie Rouse of Rouse Fly Fishing The author releases a nice brown from the Little Red River.Photos courtesy Rouse Fly Fishing In the spring, when rivers are often flowing high and fast, I rely on a technique known as the “bump-twitch,” a hybrid of nymphing and streamer fishing that uses a floating line and often incorporates aspects of…

Video: How to Dub a Fly Body

Video: How to Dub a Fly Body

A few years ago, we launched a new series of videos called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. Each video will teach a single tying skill, from the most basic to the advanced. Ultimately, the series will serve as a sort of encyclopedia of tying skills that will be a valuable resource for anyone who…

Effective Trout Flies for High Alpine Lakes 2022

Effective Trout Flies for High Alpine Lakes 2022

Each year I spend a lot of my time above 10,000′ fishing for golden, brook, brown, and rainbow trout. At these elevations trout have a very limited feeding season depending on snowfall. Saying this, trout are hungry and will eat most anything to add additional weight for their long winter season when the lakes freeze and other animals begin to…

What is Gyotaku Fish Printing?

What is Gyotaku Fish Printing?

This month we dove into the world of gyotaku fish printing. Historically, Japanese fishermen documented catches by applying ink to a fish’s body, placing paper on top of the fish, and pressing down on the fish to create a printed image of it. Today, artists around the world elevate this printing method into fine art, memorializing once-in-a-lifetime catches as masterpieces.…

Fishing a Better Beetle | MidCurrent

Fishing a Better Beetle | MidCurrent

George Daniel put together this story about fishing beetles on trout streams. It’s an interesting take on the idea that technique trumps pattern, because as Daniel notes here, sometimes pattern matters the most. It’s a fun read, and you can see it in full here. Source link

Time to Buy a Tinfoil Hat?

Time to Buy a Tinfoil Hat?

While fishing on the first day of a week in Montana, we found a bottle of Hard Truth Sweet Mash Rye whiskey on the riverbank. … The post Time to Buy a Tinfoil Hat? appeared first on Moldy Chum. Source link

No bulk functionality meets full suspension

No bulk functionality meets full suspension

It’s time the classic fishing vest got a modern makeover. From Patagonia: Fishing vests haven’t changed since Lee Wulff cobbled the first one together in 1931. And, for more than 90 years, they’ve been… fine. So, when we set out to rethink fly fishing’s most fundamental piece of gear, we didn’t want a simple update. We wanted a once-in-a-century transformation.…

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