Daily Archives: May 9, 2022

Paul Bruun to Receive the 2022 Izaak Walton Award

Paul Bruun to Receive the 2022 Izaak Walton Award

From the American Museum of Fly Fishing: “The American Museum of Fly Fishing is proud to announce Paul Bruun as the 2022 Izaak Walton Award honoree. Paul’s many contributions to the sport of fly fishing include his roles as writer, guide, industry trailblazer, mentor, conservationist, historian, innovator, humorist, and humanitarian. He is a renowned Wyoming float-trip outfitter and guide, and…

Master Class Monday: How to Catch Trout Around Rocks and Boulders

Master Class Monday: How to Catch Trout Around Rocks and Boulders

Today’s Master Class Monday video by Dave and Amelia Jensen is the fifth installment in an 11-part series on how to read trout water. Here, Dave explains how rocks and boulders deflect water to create trout habitat. Knowing where to look among all the competing currents will help you find and catch more trout in any size water that features rocks. Watch…

Pro Tips: Three Flies that Carp Will Eat

Pro Tips: Three Flies that Carp Will Eat

Written by: Evan Jones A beautiful carp that fell for a Clouser’s Foxee Red Minnow. While carp aren’t for everyone, anglers who have tried pursuing them with a fly rod know they’re a lot harder to fool than their lowly status might indicate. Keen hearing, an uncanny sense of smell, and a downright lackadaisical approach to hunting prey all combine…

Fast Leader Changes | MidCurrent

Fast Leader Changes | MidCurrent

Dom Swentosky, over at Troutbitten, put this set of tips together to help you figure out how to quickly change leaders. Switching leaders is a pain, and it takes away from time spent on the water. This article, though, should help you cut down on the time you spend tying knots. Read Dom’s story here. Source link

Woolrich and Aimé Leon Dore Release Fly Fishing Inspired Collection

Woolrich and Aimé Leon Dore Release Fly Fishing Inspired Collection

High fashion has once again turned its eyes to fly fishing for inspiration. This time it comes from the US side of the pond from a Queens, NY-based designer and a brand many of you know, Woolrich. The collection is entirely fly fishing focused, in fact, the collection launch video (below) even features the subject whipping up what looks like…

Fly Fisherman Throwback: Mother’s Day Hatch

Fly Fisherman Throwback: Mother’s Day Hatch

This is a throwback story from the September 1987 edition of Fly Fisherman Magazine that tells the story of the legendary Mother’s Day caddis hatch. This is a fun glimpse to what trout fishing was like back in the late ’80s. You can read the story here. The post Fly Fisherman Throwback: Mother’s Day Hatch appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Various Incidents Along The Kalama River

Various Incidents Along The Kalama River

I caught my first steelhead in the Beginner’s Hole on the Kalama. Apparently, it’s also a hot spot for Sasquatch sightings. The witness attributes his repeated encounters to the fact that he was out on the river most of the time, it being his livelihood. The witness also mentioned that it appears that the sasquatch hunts the salmon underwater, partly…

What’s Alaska’s Dirty Secret? – Moldy Chum

What’s Alaska’s Dirty Secret? – 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…

Reel Pure Radio Season 2 Episode 1: Denny’s Fly Box

Reel Pure Radio Season 2 Episode 1: Denny’s Fly Box

In 2019, we launched the Reel Pure Radio (RPR) podcast. The goal behind RPR was to share the stories and conversations about the people and places that define our fly fishing lives. Our first episode, called Chasing Shadows, is the story of Bryan Huskey and his attempt to catch what he calls his first “respectable” roosterfish from the beaches of…

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