Daily Archives: May 17, 2022

Bon Iver’s Sean Carey Opens Up About Fly Fishing and Healing

Bon Iver’s Sean Carey Opens Up About Fly Fishing and Healing

Photo by Peter Larson via Inside Hook Sean Carey may not be a familiar name, but you may recognize his musical talent through his main project, Bon Iver. Sean is the longest serving member of the indie-folk band, famous for many songs like “Skinny Love” and “Holocene“, and their work with Taylor Swift on her album,…

How to Tie: Pat’s Rubber Leg

How to Tie: Pat’s Rubber Leg

In this week’s “How to Tie” video feature, Skyler Hardman ties one of the most simple, yet effective stoneflies on the market today, Pat’s Rubber Leg. Difficulty: Easy Stoneflies are a constant trout snack, especially during the warmer months. As big stoneflies are kicked up or begin to hatch, they will likely find themselves as a meal. Whether…

Ask the Experts: How Do You Attach the Second Fly in a Tandem Rig?

Ask the Experts: How Do You Attach the Second Fly in a Tandem Rig?

Tying the dropper to the hook bend of the top fly is the most common method for creating a tandem rig. Photo by Phil Monahan For our “Ask the Experts” Column , we ask you to pose some questions for our panel of experts. Our latest question for them to chew on is: “How do you attach the second fly…

Video: How to Use Painter’s Tape in Fly Tying

Video: How to Use Painter’s Tape in Fly Tying

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 to…

St. Croix Returning to Fly Fishing

St. Croix Returning to Fly Fishing

St. Croix has always been a big name in fishing. For a while, they were serious contenders in the fly fishing world. That changed a decade ago when the company decided to focus on its conventional gear, with the intention to return to fly fishing at a later date. That later date is fast approaching, according to Chris Hunt. In…

Tying Tuesday: Caddis Emerger

Tying Tuesday: Caddis Emerger

This is another great spring pattern that trout anglers should look to have in their box – a caddis emerger. This tutorial comes to us courtesy of Ghjanto over on YouTube. The post Tying Tuesday: Caddis Emerger appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Sometimes, We Need To Admit That The Fish Just Aren’t There

Sometimes, We Need To Admit That The Fish Just Aren’t There

Some more words of wisdom from Charlie Witek Over the 60-plus years that I’ve spent on and around the water, I’ve found some things to be true: The best fishing day of the season will be the day that you decide to stay home and work around the house. The kid who thinks he’s snagged on the bottom is about…

Five Flies for May 2022 with Russell Miller

Five Flies for May 2022 with Russell Miller

In this month’s episode, crowd favorite Russell Miller talks about a variety of ways to present and rig your flies for stillwater success through the … The post Five Flies for May 2022 with Russell Miller appeared first on Moldy Chum. Source link

For 76 years, he made a living as a fishing guide

For 76 years, he made a living as a fishing guide

Meet Frank Kuiack, the last traditional fishing guide in Algonquin Park. Kuiack carries a lifetime of stories and wisdom about the Algonquin. His magnetic personality, skills on the water, and knowledge of the park’s intricate lakes and trails has inspired two novels. When Kuiack was eight-years-old, a group of American anglers offered him $5 to show them where to catch…