Daily Archives: June 16, 2022

How to Tie: The CDC Deer Hair Caddis

How to Tie: The CDC Deer Hair Caddis

In this week’s “How to Tie” video feature, Cheech from Fly Fish Food ties a caddis dry fly that will tempt even the finickiest of trout, the CDC Deer Hair Caddis. Difficulty: Intermediate Summer weather has reached nearly every part of the country and with that comes warmth, late nights, and big hatches. Caddis are one of those…

Montana Flood Relief Fundraiser: #fliesforfloodrelief

Montana Flood Relief Fundraiser: #fliesforfloodrelief

While Montana has experienced record flows on major freestone river fisheries, we spoke more about the relief program Josh Mills is running and what donations people can contribute to support this cause. Mills has organized relief programs as well as fundraisers for past disasters like the Oregon fires, Australian wildfires, and has contributed to programs like the Wild Steelhead Coalition.…

Gear Review: Riversmith River Quiver

Gear Review: Riversmith River Quiver

In this gear review, we will be taking a look at the Riversmith River Quiver. If you live anywhere out west, you can’t drive anywhere without seeing one. It was long overdue for us to get our hands on this rod rack and put it to the test! Click Here to check out the final review stats. Initial Impressions: Anyone…

Classic Pro Tips: How to Tie and Fish Tandem Rigs

Classic Pro Tips: How to Tie and Fish Tandem Rigs

The classic “hopper-dropper” is but one option for fishing two flies in tandem.Photo by Phil Monahan Although multi-fly rigs have been around for centuries and have always remained popular in Europe, fishing more than one pattern was nearly a forgotten science in this country until about 25 years ago. In fact, even when angling magazines flooded the market with tandem-rig…

Pro Tips: How to Catch Wipers in Spring

Pro Tips: How to Catch Wipers in Spring

Written by: Evan Jones Catching wipers from shore can be a great way to feed your fishing jones when rivers are too high.Photos courtesy Evan Jones Fishing options can feel a bit limited during late spring: runoff is usually in full force, steelhead are mostly done for the season, and high-latitude or high-alpine areas aren’t yet accessible. For anglers living…

McKenzie River Report June 2022

McKenzie River Report June 2022

After a massive bump in water the river is back in fishable shape. It’s still high but we have seen excellent fishing this year in high water. Water temperatures are creeping up as well. Afternoons have been best, increased water temps and more insects get the fish going later in the day. Nymphs are still solid but trout are definitely…

TBT: World’s best ads ever #96: JR Hartley gets people using the Yellow Pages

TBT: World’s best ads ever #96: JR Hartley gets people using the Yellow Pages

 The Drum asked their readers to vote for their favorite commercials of all time. Top creatives from the World Creative Rankings and The Drum’s Judges’ Club then ranked the ads. In 1983, the British public’s heartstrings were well and truly tugged with the introduction of the fictional character JR Hartley to promote the Yellow Pages. Abbott Mead Vickers created…

Sailfish Attack – Moldy Chum

Sailfish Attack – Moldy Chum

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…