Daily Archives: May 4, 2022

Bugs & Beer: Your List of Perfect Pairings for Spring Time Fly Fishing

It’s official: Spring has sprung. For plenty of us, that means it’s finally time to emerge from our tying caves and release the mass of bugs that have been meticulously assembled at the bench during the snowy season. For others, it means it’s time to tuck away the winter gloves and chapstick and get to work on replenishing warm-weather inventory.…

Patagonia Releases All-New Stealth Vest

Patagonia Releases All-New Stealth Vest

Finally, an innovative next step in the world of fly fishing vest designs. Patagonia has just released an all-new addition to their fishing pack line with the new Stealth Pack Vest. The new design features low bulk mesh to keep the angler cool and comfortable even with additional gear hanging on their pack or while wearing a day pack. Check…

High Spring Flows in the Willamette Valley May 2022

High Spring Flows in the Willamette Valley May 2022

A super wet April has pumped serious water into the Willamette Valley and rivers are way up today. We needed the water, and the snow in the mountains. While high water can make access difficult it’s going to keep water temps, and levels solid through the coming couple of months. Current flows seemed to have crested and are on the…

Pro Tips: How to Catch the Last of a Hatch by “Scumlining”

Pro Tips: How to Catch the Last of a Hatch by “Scumlining”

When the hatch is over and you’re no longer seeing bugs on the water, one way to prolong dry-fly fishing is to find those places where crippled and spent insects collect. As they say, “foam is home”: scum lines and foamy eddies draw trout looking to gorge themselves on the smorgasbord. In this video, Joe Rotter from Red’s Fly Shop shows us…

New Academic Study Finds Relationship Between Florida’s Devastating Red Tides and Human Activities

New Academic Study Finds Relationship Between Florida’s Devastating Red Tides and Human Activities

A recently released academic study validates what many affected Floridians have long suspected: red tides are correlated to and intensified by human activities. Researchers at the University of Florida, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, and Sarasota Bay Estuary Program conducted the study, titled Nitrogen-enriched discharges from a highly managed watershed intensify red tide (Karenia brevis) blooms in southwest Florida.  Highlights of the study include:…

Video: How to Tie the Parachute Hendrickson

Video: How to Tie the Parachute Hendrickson

For the past week or so, we’ve been seeing the first Hendricksons popping on the Battenkill. If spring ever really arrives–it’s currently 48 and raining–we will get the chance to throw dry flies for some of the largest browns of the season. In this week’s great video from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions, he demonstrates how to tie a simple, clean…

Gear Review: Skwala Fishing Apparel

Gear Review: Skwala Fishing Apparel

Skwala Fishing is a new gear and apparel company in Bozeman, Montana. We reported on Swkala opening its doors earlier this year, and now, we’re happy to share our first review of their new gear. You can read the review here. The post Gear Review: Skwala Fishing Apparel appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

PA Fish and Boat Offers Fly Fishing Program

For any women in Pennsylvania interested in learning more about fly fishing, the state Fish and Boat Commission is offering a free-two part intro to fly fishing series. You can learn more about the series here. The post PA Fish and Boat Offers Fly Fishing Program appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Maine dam owner to make changes to try to save salmon

Maine dam owner to make changes to try to save salmon

The owner of hydroelectric dams in Maine said Monday it’s going to make changes to some of its operations to try to help save some of the last remaining wild Atlantic salmon in the United States. LINK (via The Press Herald) Posted UnderTagged Source link

May The 4th Be With You

May The 4th Be With You

A collection of some of our prior May the 4th be with you images. Feel the power of the Darkside   Double haulin on Dagobah   It’s too late for that Solo. You may have been a good angler but now you’re bantha fodder.   Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope.   A couple of Jedis   Sir,…

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