Daily Archives: June 23, 2022

British Columbia Moves Forward with Plan to End Open-Net Salmon Farming By 2025

British Columbia Moves Forward with Plan to End Open-Net Salmon Farming By 2025

Grieg Seafood operates a salmon farm at Barnes Bay off Sonora Island, British Columbia, Canada. Photo by David Stanley via Flickr Creative Commons Today we’ve got some exciting news surrounding the removal of open-net salmon farms in British Columbian waters. Check out the Instagram post from Watershed Watch British Columbia below for more details! From Watershed…

Video: How to Tie a Lefty’s Deceiver for Tarpon, with Tom Rosenbauer

Video: How to Tie a Lefty’s Deceiver for Tarpon, with Tom Rosenbauer

Tom Rosenbauer fishes almost exclusively with flies that he ties himself, and he’s no slouch at the vise. Last time he was in Belize with the folks from The New Fly Fisher, they shot some cool tying videos. Here, Tom shows the version of the venerable Lefty’s Deceiver that he uses for tarpon. As Tom explains, the Deceiver isn’t really…

Take an ALL-NEW Orvis Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 06.23.22

Take an ALL-NEW Orvis Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 06.23.22

Our weekly trivia challenge is back! Frankly, after more than a decade of creating these quizzes, I’ve run out of gas, but Assistant Editor Evan Jones has taken up the mantle of Quiz Master going forward. So please forward you complaints to him. (Joking!) Each week, Evan will test your knowledge of all things fly fishing. Remember that this is…

Video of the Week: “Guided by Passion” with Geneviève Lavoie by Hooke

Video of the Week: “Guided by Passion” with Geneviève Lavoie by Hooke

In this Video of the Week, we catch up with Hooke in their most recent film following Geneviève Lavoie and Juliette Larocque in their newest series “Guided by Passion”. Genevieve is an author and founder of the survival blog, “La Vivaliste“. She encourages women not to be afraid to challenge themselves on a spiritual and physical level. Self-taught, she specializes…

Angler Story of the Week: The Fishing DJ

Angler Story of the Week: The Fishing DJ

If you have ever been fishing in Walden, Colorado you have probably stopped by North Park Anglers. When walking into the shop or meeting your guide for the day, you have probably noticed guide Rob Stout with 600 tungsten flies on the top of his hat… Whether they’re articulated thin mints, chironomids, or homemade fresh-of-the-vice @thefishingdj flies, it’s very hard…

Dylan Tomine to Visit Sun Valley

Dylan Tomine to Visit Sun Valley

Dylan Tomine, author of the new book Headwaters, is visiting the Community Library in Sun Valley, Idaho, on June 23 at 7:00 p.m., to discuss his book and all things fly fishing. Tomine is currently touring through the Mountain West with his book. You can get details on the Sun Valley event here, and other readings here. Source link

Pro Tips: How to Unravel Your Leader Without Tangling It

Pro Tips: How to Unravel Your Leader Without Tangling It

Once you’ve chosen the right prepackaged leader (click here to see a video on how to do that), then you have to get it out of the package and onto your fly line. That first step sounds deceptively easy, though, and many anglers manage to create tangles or knots in the process. In this video, Dave Lovell of Trouts Fly…

Guide Rigs: Matt Mendes – Flylords Mag

Meet Matt Mendes, a Native American fly fishing guide located on the Deschutes River in Central Oregon. Matt is a passionate fly fishing guide, spey caster, hunter, father, husband, and conservationist. His heritage on the Warm Spring Reservation, allows his guide service to operate on a private section of the Deschutes River where he targets the native redband rainbow trout…

Fishing Tuolumne Meadows | MidCurrent

Fishing Tuolumne Meadows | MidCurrent

For anyone venturing out to Yosemite National Park, the Tuolumne Meadows area is a must-visit fishing destination. In this recent story over at Fly Fisherman Magazine, you can get a great in-depth look at fishing this wonderful area. Read the story in full here. Source link

Salmon Firm Flying Fish in Private Plane

Salmon Firm Flying Fish in Private Plane

As the popularity of salmon on dinner plates rises, companies are taking different approaches to getting fish to consumers. One company, Bakkafrost, bought a Boeing 757 to fly farmed salmon from the Faroe Isles to New Jersey. This is yet another example of the detrimental effect fish farming has on both wild fish populations and emissions. You can read more…