Daily Archives: June 7, 2022

Author and Fly Fishing Event Founder Beau Beasley Profiled

Author and Fly Fishing Event Founder Beau Beasley Profiled

Kyle Laferriere photo Mark Taylor tells the story of former Virginia paramedic Beau Beasley, who came to fly fishing through a fascination with popping bugs and went on to found the Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival and the Texas Fly Fishing and Brew Festival. Beasley has also written for MidCurrent and is the author of two books, Fly Fishing…

California Court Rules that “Bees Are Fish”

No, the state of California doesn’t actually believe that bees are indeed fish, but via a loophole in the state’s laws, there’s an opening to list other species as fish, in order to get them listed as a protected species. Back in 2019, the California Fish and Game Commission determined that four species of bees were eligible for endangered and…

Airflo Releases First Fully Recycled Fly Line Spools

Airflo Releases First Fully Recycled Fly Line Spools

Airflo, a leading fly fishing brand has released a fully recycled fly line spool. The first-ever fully recycled spool is made from recycled polypropylene. The common plastic is not only recycled plastic but is also widely recyclable across the world. Polypropylene is chemically inert with a low impact on the environment, no toxic waste, no emissions, no fluorocarbons, and no…

Summertime Fly Fishing: What You Need to Know

Summertime Fly Fishing: What You Need to Know

With summertime on the horizon, we can’t help but get excited about the longer days, warmer temps, and exploring some of our favorite cold water fisheries! In honor of our favorite time of the year, we will be breaking down for you everything you need to know to make your summertime fly fishing trip a success. From apparel to responsible…

Reel of the Week: Caddis Dries with Danny Eiden & John Kelley

Reel of the Week: Caddis Dries with Danny Eiden & John Kelley

“John Kelley (@johnkelley_) and I (@danny.eiden) were fishing in Idaho and came across a Caddis hatch of epic proportions. Throwing size 20 midges to sipping trout through the Montana winter can only satisfy you so much. This was the first great dry fly action we’ve had in quite sometime, and we did our best to make the most out of…

Video: How to Create a Neat, Small Head on a Fly

Video: How to Create a Neat, Small Head on a Fly

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…

Video: Small Stream Colorado, by Todd Moen

Video: Small Stream Colorado, by Todd Moen

This classic video from acclaimed filmmaker and Catch Magazine editor Todd Moen is a love letter to the experience of chasing wild trout in the mountains of Colorado. In this world of “Instagram-worthy” trophy shots, guide John Bocchino loves to show his clients how rewarding it can be to fish creeks and streams for small trout. These are fish that…

Iceland, Days Four and Five: Lakes and Birds

Iceland, Days Four and Five: Lakes and Birds

The view from Villingavatn was stunning.Photo by Phil Monahan On the morning of Day Four of Orvis Week in Iceland with Fish Partner, we said goodbye to the Highlands Lodge and drove an hour and a half southeast to the Hotel Grimsborgir, near Selfoss. We dropped our gear and headed out to two local lakes–the massive Þingvallavatn (Thingvallavatn) and the smaller…

Remember This Clown?

Remember This Clown?

Well heeeeee’s baaaaaaack. Ryan Zinke’s post-government honeymoon with big oil was predictable to anyone who closely followed his tenure at Interior. And his deep ties … The post Remember This Clown? appeared first on Moldy Chum. Source link