Daily Archives: May 16, 2022

Fish Facts: Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)

Fish Facts: Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)

Alaska produces some monster kings, such as this Kanektok River beast.Photo by Chris Morgan, www.twosherpas.com Every June and July, anglers flock to Alaska for a chance to test their mettle—and their tackle—against king salmon, which regularly top 50 pounds and are muscular brutes after living at sea for up to eight years. The largest member of the family Oncorhynchus, which…

Mayflies Across America: Central Idaho

Mayflies Across America: Central Idaho

A natural brown drake and its imitation.Photos courtesy Jeremy Silvas Mayflies are a crucial food source for a wide variety of fisheries, occupying various aquatic niches–from cold rivers to warm, still waters–in all 50 states. With over 600 species in the US alone, hatching from early spring through late fall, there is always a relevant mayfly species to imitate. But…

Gear Review: Riffle Daily Sea Run Travel Case

In this gear review, we will be taking a look at the Riffle Daily Travel Case from Sea Run Cases. This new case sits at a reasonable price point of $329.00, a lower price than the larger-sized models. It’s an absolute breeze bringing this lightweight, durable case fishing and traveling from one spot to the next. In the airport, back…

Master Class Monday: How to Cast to Rising Trout

Master Class Monday: How to Cast to Rising Trout

In this week’s Master Class, Dave and Amelia Jensen show us how to cast to a rising trout without spooking it. You need to place your dry fly in a trout’s feeding window, but it’s also important to avoid placing the leader or fly line on top of the trout. Dave uses the term “protecting the edge,” which means that…

Approaching New Water | MidCurrent

Approaching New Water | MidCurrent

Phil Monahan, over at Orvis, put together this great story where he interviewed guides about how they approach new water. Deciding on how you’ll tackle new-to-you water is a tough question new anglers have to face, but the advice of these guides helps lessen that learning curve. You can read the story here. Source link

Targeting Trout in Stillwater

Targeting Trout in Stillwater

Landon Mayer put together this great piece that goes into detail on targeting trout in stillwater. As someone who personally hopes to up my own stillwater angling game, this was a great story to read through. You can view it in full here. The post Targeting Trout in Stillwater appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Steve Daines Undeserving of Conservation Recognition

Steve Daines Undeserving of Conservation Recognition

In case you missed it, TRCP gave Montana Senator Steve Daines the James D. Range Conservation Award for his commitment to “bipartisan conservation solutions.” We could give you a laundry list of reasons why Daines doesn’t deserve any sort of conservation award, but we’ll let Chris Saeger take the lead. Providing cover to an extremist like Sen. Daines runs counter…

Not Another Fly Fishing Movie

Not Another Fly Fishing Movie

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…