Daily Archives: May 20, 2022

How to Tie: Sand Eel Fly

How to Tie: Sand Eel Fly

In this week’s “How to Tie” video feature, Peter Charles from Hooked4life Fly Fishing shows us how to tie an extremely effective striped bass pattern for shallow water situations, a Sand Eel Fly. Difficulty: Easy When it comes to shallow water striped bass fishing, there may be no better baitfish to imitate than sand eels. These small meal…

Fly Fishing, Conservation Bolster Mental Health

Fly Fishing, Conservation Bolster Mental Health

This story comes to us from Kara Armano in Sky-Hi News, a local outlet in Grand County, Colorado. The story details how fly fishing and conservation bolster mental health. With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, this is a timely, and well-done story. You can read it in full here. Source link

First Annual Umpqua Bass Bash

First Annual Umpqua Bass Bash

Join us Saturday, July 16th, as Native Fish Society hosts our first annual Umpqua Bass Bash! This event, hosted on the mainstem Umpqua River, will help remove Smallmouth Bass from the river and bring awareness to the problems this invasive fish species causes for native fish and the Umpqua River. This event will include a fun day full of fishing…

Fly of the Week: Sexy Waltz

Fly of the Week: Sexy Waltz

The folks over at Field & Stream often run a “Fly of the Week” feature, and this week, they’re highlighting a classic – the Sexy Waltz. A Walt’s Worm is a staple in many fly boxes, as it the Sexy Waltz. You can read more about this fly here. Source link

Podcast: How Fly Rods Are Designed, with Shawn Combs

Podcast: How Fly Rods Are Designed, with Shawn Combs

[Interview starts at 41:04] I get a lot of questions about how fly rods are designed, and I think there are a number of misconceptions about where that new rod, like the Helios Blackout series, came from. Where did the idea come from? How is the design created? If you want a 9-foot, five-inch 5-weight rod, do you just add five inches…

Classic Friday Fly-Fishing Film festival 05.20.22

Classic Friday Fly-Fishing Film festival 05.20.22

Welcome to a classic edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available and then serve them up for you to enjoy. This week, we’re featuring 15 killer films that will take you to some exotic destinations and close-to-home waters. We’ve got triggerfish in Sudan, trout in Michigan,…

Utah’s native cutthroat trout might not be as dumb as some anglers think

Utah’s native cutthroat trout might not be as dumb as some anglers think

Anglers often discuss how smart or dumb a fish might be, and different species of fish are often assigned an intelligence status. Utah’s state fish, the Bonneville cutthroat trout, is often put in the category of “dumb trout” by anglers. But maybe the Bonneville cutthroat trout are getting a bad rap. LINK (via KSL)   Source link

Dear Minister Murray

Dear Minister Murray

The next time you’re tearing your hair out over U.S. and state agencies fumbling steelhead management remember this; it could actually be worse, much worse. … The post Dear Minister Murray appeared first on Moldy Chum. Source link

Finding Trout In The Utah Desert | CHANNEL UPDATE

Finding Trout In The Utah Desert | CHANNEL UPDATE

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…