Daily Archives: May 5, 2022

Far From Home: Ep. 5 Patagonia

Far From Home: Ep. 5 Patagonia

From the banks of meandering rivers to vast open landscapes baked in sunlight and trodden by only hooves and talons, the best fisherman’s tales come from adventures had far from home. Join us as we explore the confluence of where the violence and sanctitude of nature meet to create a fishery like no other: Patagonia. On an Argentinian Estancia nestled…

Classic Pro Tips: How to Teach Yourself to Double Haul

Classic Pro Tips: How to Teach Yourself to Double Haul

Even if you understand the concept and the mechanics behind double-hauling, teaching yourself to do it can be difficult because it’s difficult to watch yourself while you cast to see what you’re doing right or doing wrong. The best solution I’ve seen for curing this problem came from my friend Macauley Lord—author of the “Casting” column for American Angler for…

Riversmith and Derek DeYoung Collaborate on Artist Edition River Quiver

Riversmith and Derek DeYoung Collaborate on Artist Edition River Quiver

Our friends at Riversmith have just released their first River Quiver artist collaboration featuring patterns from the one and only Derek DeYoung. The special edition car-mounted rod carriers will feature the artist’s Brown Trout Flank pattern and is available in two sizes,  two and four rods. This is the latest collaboration from DeYoung, and we’ve loved…

Guys and Dolls: How to Match the Hendrickson Hatch(es)

Guys and Dolls: How to Match the Hendrickson Hatch(es)

Written by: Ted Fauceglia The female dun is lighter and larger than the male, and the trout will often key on one or the other.All photos by Ted Fauceglia For the ardent dry-fly angler, the advent of the spring trout-fishing season stirs feelings of anticipation like nothing else. Sure, dredging weighted stonefly nymphs and Woolly Buggers through winter’s swollen streams…

Help Conserve Vital Salmon Habitat During Orvis Great Give Back Days

Help Conserve Vital Salmon Habitat During Orvis Great Give Back Days

Sockeyes stage in the Iliamna River as a brown bear seeks a meal.Photo by Jason Ching For the month of May, as part of our Great Giveback Days event, Orvis customers have a unique opportunity to support conservation of vital salmonid habitat habitat in Alaska’s Bristol Bay. The best part? When you give $10 to The Conservation Fund/Pedro Bay Rivers Project,…

Podcast: It Always Come Down to Casting

Podcast: It Always Come Down to Casting

Dom Swentosky just put out this episode of his Troutbitten podcast, discussing why success always seems to come down to fly casting. As a decidedly average caster myself, I’ll concur that Dom’s right on this subject, as he usually is. You can listen to the podcast here. The post Podcast: It Always Come Down to Casting appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Mental Health Highlighted in TROUT Magazine

Mental Health Highlighted in TROUT Magazine

I had a conversation this week with a guide friend of mine who’s the father of two great kids. He’s amazed at how little his kids’ friends – all of whom live in a fishing town in rural Utah – get outside, and the impact that’s having on the mental health of kids throughout his county. Then, I saw this…

“An Era of Surprises”

“An Era of Surprises”

NOAA Fisheries scientist Nate Mantua discusses why he started studying salmon as well as how climate change and anchovies are threatening salmon on the West … The post “An Era of Surprises” appeared first on Moldy Chum. Source link

Not Another Fly Fishing Movie | Teaser

Not Another Fly Fishing Movie | Teaser

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…

Attack and Release – Moldy Chum

Attack and Release – Moldy Chum

 For Stio Ambassador and chef Ranga Perera, the outdoors has been essential to healing from loss. After emigrating with his parents to the U.S. from Sri Lanka, Ranga lost his father to a heart attack. Coping with the loss eventually led him to Montana, where he was drawn to the magic of fly fishing and the solace of the…

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