Daily Archives: May 10, 2022

Video Pro Tips: How to Locate Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass

Video Pro Tips: How to Locate Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass

As trout rivers warm in summer, fly-fishing for trout can become downright dangerous for the fish. So many anglers turn their attention to local bass waters. In this great video from the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center, Tom Rosenbauer explains the differences between largemouths and smallmouths when it comes to good holding water. In the video below, he discusses how…

Breaking News: Colombia Supreme Court Bans Sportfishing

Breaking News: Colombia Supreme Court Bans Sportfishing

Earlier this month, on May 2nd, the Colombian Supreme Court issued a ruling that will prohibit catch and release fishing. The decision, which cited animal cruelty as one of the leading arguments, received a 8-1 vote supporting the ban, and is expected to go into effect in one year. Chad Agy is a lifelong fly fisherman based out of Salt Lake…

Paul Bruun Receives 2022 Izaak Walton Award

Paul Bruun Receives 2022 Izaak Walton Award

The American Museum of Fly Fishing (AMFF) announced on Monday, May 9, that Paul Bruun will receive the 2022 Izaak Walton award. Per the AMFF, “The Izaak Walton Award was established in 2014 to honor and celebrate individuals who live by the Compleat Angler philosophy. Their passion for the sport of fly fishing and involvement in their angling community provides…

Leader 911

Leader 911

Louis Cahill put together this story over at Gink & Gasoline that goes into detail on how to handle leader emergencies. I’m sure we’ve all been there, whether it’s broken leader or running out of 5x during a spring blue-wing hatch. You can read Cahill’s story here. The post Leader 911 appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Tuesday Tips: Don’t Ignore the Front Side of a Midstream Rock

Tuesday Tips: Don’t Ignore the Front Side of a Midstream Rock

Written by: George Daniel X marks the spot above each rock where big trout may hold, getting first dibs on whatever food comes from upstream.Photos by George Daniel Rocks and boulders create hydraulic cushions within the stream, creating resting/feeding spots for the trout. Think of a rocks or boulder as a trout’s midstream La-Z-Boy recliner. The most obvious location to…

Video: How to Strip a Quill for Fly Bodies

Video: How to Strip a Quill for Fly Bodies

Here’s the latest video in our series called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques,” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. Each video teaches 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 sits down at a vise…

Bristol Bay Advocates Lobby in D.C. to Stop Pebble Mine

Bristol Bay Advocates Lobby in D.C. to Stop Pebble Mine

Bristol Bay Tribal representatives, commercial fishermen, sportsmen, chefs, and conservation groups are in Washington, D.C. this week calling on permanent protection for Bristol Bay, Alaska. Advocates will be meeting with the Biden Administration and Members of Congress urging them to protect Bristol Bay from the ongoing threat of the Pebble Mine. LINK (via NRDC) Source link

Purple haze all in my brain…

Purple haze all in my brain…

Scuse me while I kiss the sky… The Parachute Adams is a classic fly, and so this one will be one day. Trout DO like … The post Purple haze all in my brain… appeared first on Moldy Chum. Source link

Restoring Resilience: Anglers Must Lead on Climate Change

Restoring Resilience: Anglers Must Lead on Climate Change

Fly fishing on the South Fork of the Boise River, Idaho By Greg Fitz At the end of February, the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released another massive report – this one pulled together by researchers from 67 countries – describing the international science community’s assessment of the current scope and expanding impacts of the warming climate.…

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