Daily Archives: June 1, 2022

Reel of the Week: 5 Seconds into the Backing with Alexandra Spring

Reel of the Week: 5 Seconds into the Backing with Alexandra Spring

In this week’s section of our Reel of the Week, we take a deeper look into a video that was posted by Alexandra Spring (@alexandra.spring). “For the past five months @cjpeppe, @ed_walker_sportfishing, and myself have been chasing records on a fly rod targeting offshore species. On our way to another spot, we came across a large school of Amberjacks. After…

Costa Behind the Guides: Jeff Feczko

Costa Behind the Guides: Jeff Feczko

Jeff Feczko is a Renaissance man. He can repair outboards, has a USCG 100T captains license, is working on a pilots license, seafood cook extraordinaire, freediver and fishes for sustenance, award-winning fly tyer (IFTD best saltwater pattern 2022), and built like a miniature Roman sculpture, and the list goes on. And then there are roosterfish. Jeff’s mom once said to…

Deschutes River Closes to Summer Steelhead

Deschutes River Closes to Summer Steelhead

Starting as early as June 1, closures for summer steelhead and salmon will be in place on the Deschutes River in Oregon. The closures are part of the fishery framework that helps fisheries managers protect the ever-diminishing returns of sea-run fish in the Columbia River Basin. You can read more about the closure here. Source link

Three Fly Fishing Guide Rigs

Three Fly Fishing Guide Rigs

Pat Dorsey put together this great piece for Fly Fisherman Magazine highlighting three different guide rigs. For those new to fly fishing, or those looking to up their success rate this summer, these rigs are worth using. You can read the story here. Source link

Video: Basic Insect Identification for Fly Fishers

Video: Basic Insect Identification for Fly Fishers

Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, is back with another informative and humorous video seasoned with a few cranky opinions that are sure to ruffle some feathers. Sittig makes use of his Fisheries Biology degree to give a . . . The post Video: Basic Insect Identification for Fly Fishers appeared first on Orvis News. Source link

Video: “British Columbia Spring Tour” by Todd Moen

Video: “British Columbia Spring Tour” by Todd Moen

This classic video from Todd Moen of CATCH Magazine lives up to the overused description “epic.” Moen’s camera takes us to remote British Columbia, where the landscape, the rivers, and the fish all seem larger than life. Guides Adrienne Comeau and Steve McPhail cast for huge Chinook salmon in the Skeena system, which is not for the faint of heart.…

Video: How to Tie the Sulphur Breadline Emerger

Video: How to Tie the Sulphur Breadline Emerger

When fish are coming to the surface but won’t touch your dun patterns, it’s time to try an emerger, and this easy-to-tie pattern has all the attributes you look for in an emerger imitation: it sits low in the water, is easy to see, and offers the right silhouette. In this latest how-to video from Tightline Productions, Tim Flagler walks…

Get the lead out! Diving for trash in the Snohomish River

Get the lead out! Diving for trash in the Snohomish River

Every fly shop should eliminate lead split shot from their product assortments. At Thomas’ Eddy, Doug Ewing estimates he has collected 3,000 pounds of lead fishing weights. And that’s just one spot. Ewing calls lead “eternal garbage.” It’s an element. It’s not going to decompose. Instead, those weights are going to sit in the water with the potential of poisoning…

The Guide Post EP 49: ASMFC Amendment 7 Recap | Deep Dive

The Guide Post EP 49: ASMFC Amendment 7 Recap | Deep Dive

In this episode of  The Guide Post the crew at the American Saltwater Guides Association breakdown what happened during the ASMFC Striped Bass Management Board’s … The post The Guide Post EP 49: ASMFC Amendment 7 Recap | Deep Dive appeared first on Moldy Chum. Source link

UnBelizeable! Fly Fishing Cayo Fances Farm and Fly 2022

UnBelizeable! Fly Fishing Cayo Fances Farm and Fly 2022

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…