Daily Archives: May 6, 2022

Endangered California Salmon Returned To Safer Waters After More Than A Century

Endangered California Salmon Returned To Safer Waters After More Than A Century

Good news coming of out California today regarding the state’s endangered spring-run Chinook salmon. Recently, a joint venture between California Fish & Wildlife, USFWS, and the Bureau of Reclamation was launched to move the endangered fish into Clear Creek in northern California, where stream conditions are more beneficial and survivable for the threatened anadromous fish species. You can read more…

How to Tie: A Deer Hair Caddis

How to Tie: A Deer Hair Caddis

In this week’s “How to Tie” video feature, Davie McPhail ties a Deer Hair Caddis that should be in every anglers fly box during the spring and summer months. Difficulty: Intermediate With Mother’s Day around the corner, it is only natural to bring a caddis pattern to light. The next few weeks should produce caddis hatches in many…

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 05.06.22

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 05.06.22

Welcome to a classic edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week, we’ve got a dozen cool productions that will transport you from Vermont to New Zealand, and from Idaho to the Maldives. This eclectic collection also features some important messages and some serious how-to,…

Podcast: The Other Pleasures of Fly Fishing, with Dylan Tomine

Podcast: The Other Pleasures of Fly Fishing, with Dylan Tomine

[Interview starts at 32:54] I’ve been asked to touch more on the spirituality of fly fishing in my podcasts, and honestly I’m not very good at that. So I asked a thoughtful friend and author, Dylan Tomine, to touch on these aspects of the sport. I don’t think we got very spiritual, but we do ramble on about the other…

Fooling Selective Trout

Fooling Selective Trout

The great Pat Dorsey recently put this story together for Fly Fisherman Magazine, about how to fool selective trout during a blue-winged olive hatch. You can read the story in full here. The post Fooling Selective Trout appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Story: Untying

Story: Untying

This is a fun story from David N. McIlvaney in Hatch Magazine. The general premise is that the author doesn’t tie flies, but can certainly untie them when the situation calls for it. Read the story here. The post Story: Untying appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Three Hatches to Match on Southern Trout Streams

Three Hatches to Match on Southern Trout Streams

Things get a little simpler over the next few months before late summer’s heat really puts the kibosh on stream hatches, but you still need to show up on the trout stream well-armed. Here are three go-to choices for Southern trout flies as spring rolls into full-blown summer. LINK (via Garden and Gun) Source link

Migrating Puget Sound Steelhead Face Increased Predation at Hood Canal Bridge

Migrating Puget Sound Steelhead Face Increased Predation at Hood Canal Bridge

Hood Canal Bridge showing the floating bridge’s central and southeasternmost sections. Photo: brewbooks CC BY-SA 2.0 The Hood Canal Bridge is a major source of mortality for migrating steelhead smolts, according to new research in the peer-reviewed journal Ecosphere by NOAA Fisheries Northwest Fisheries Science Center scientists and the non-profit Long Live the Kings. Approximately half the smolts tracked by researchers died attempting to get past the…

BTT X Free Fly Apparel

BTT X Free Fly Apparel

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust partnered with Free Fly to create a limited-edition line of mangrove-inspired apparel! 20 percent of sales during May will benefit BTT’s Northern Bahamas Mangrove Restoration Project, which seeks to replant 100,000 mangroves in areas of the Bahamas hardest hit by Hurricane Dorian. Source link

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