Daily Archives: June 21, 2022

Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Stillwater Trout

Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Stillwater Trout

Written by: Drew Rodden, North Park Anglers Drew Rodden shows off a gorgeous stillwater rainbow from Colorado.Photo courtesy Drew Rodden I grew up fishing with conventional tackle for warmwater species around Missouri. But spending my Saturday mornings watching fishing shows on TV, I began to take an interest in fly fishing. My grandfather bought me my first fly rod when I was 11 years old and…

Reel of the Week: Silver Creek Brown Trout Sips PMD Dries

Reel of the Week: Silver Creek Brown Trout Sips PMD Dries

“This summer will be my second season working for Picabo Angler, located right on world-renown Silver Creek. Also nicknamed, “the graduate school of fly fishing” on behalf of its spring creek approach with gin-clear water, and some very picky trout. With every other river in the area in full runoff, the Creek has been an awesome getaway for both fishing…

Massive Stingray Caught in Cambodia is Largest Freshwater Fish Ever Landed

Massive Stingray Caught in Cambodia is Largest Freshwater Fish Ever Landed

Photo: Sinsamout Ounboundisane   The Mekong River in Southeast Asia is home to its fair share of river monsters including its giant catfish that reportedly reach over 700 lbs and its equally massive freshwater stingrays. The latter is what is making waves around the globe, as a specimen landed by local anglers tipped the scales at over 660 lbs, making…

Video Pro Tips: The Only 3 Knots You Need on the Water

Video Pro Tips: The Only 3 Knots You Need on the Water

When you’re on the water, you need a knot to attach a fly, a knot to connect tippet material, and a knot to put a loop in your leader. That’s all you need. Practice these knots at home and you’ll have more fun and less frustration when you get out on the water. (And, OK, if you like a loop…

Rally For Salmon June 25, 2022 – Portland Oregon

Rally For Salmon June 25, 2022 – Portland Oregon

From Save our Wild Salmon The Rally for Salmon at Willamette Park in Portland, OR on June 25th will feature our biggest gathering and on-the-water event in several years! Tribal activists and salmon, steelhead, orca and clean energy advocates will gather with canoes, kayaks, sportfishing boats, whitewater rafts will gather on the river – and on the land – to…

Video: Understanding Fly-Tying Waxes – Orvis News

Video: Understanding Fly-Tying Waxes – Orvis News

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…

Deschutes River Steelhead Closure News

Deschutes River Steelhead Closure News

From Wild Steelheaders United Last month the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that the Deschutes River will be closed to fishing for steelhead, salmon and bass for parts of the summer to protect the river’s seriously at-risk summer steelhead population. The closures follow the Deschutes River steelhead framework presented by the department earlier this spring, when ODFW forecast…

Tying Tuesday: Tak’s Crystal Chironomid

Tying Tuesday: Tak’s Crystal Chironomid

This week’s Tying Tuesday video comes to us from Anglers All on YouTube. It’s a tutorial on tying a fun chironomid pattern that should be a fantastic choice for anglers up in the high country. The post Tying Tuesday: Tak’s Crystal Chironomid appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

8 Fly Fishing Myths Holding You Back

8 Fly Fishing Myths Holding You Back

This is an interesting article that comes to us from the folks over at Field & Stream. In it, author Micah Fields discusses eight fly fishing myths that are actually hampering your time on the water. You can read the full list here, and see if you agree with the author’s take. Source link