Daily Archives: June 27, 2022

Fish Facts: Chain Pickerel (Esox niger)

Fish Facts: Chain Pickerel (Esox niger)

The classic chain pattern and dark bar below the eye are good ways to identify the chain pickerel.Image courtesy NYS DEC via CC 2.0 Northern pike are considered one of the premier big-game targets for fly fishers, but they can be tough to find and catch and live mostly in northern waters. Chain pickerel are generally smaller, but they are…

Master Class Monday: How to Know When a Trout WON’T Take Your Fly

Master Class Monday: How to Know When a Trout WON’T Take Your Fly

Knowing when it’s a waste of time to continue fishing for a trout is as important as knowing where to cast. By reading a trout’s body language, you can gauge if the fish will take your nymph or dry fly readily, or if it has been alerted by your presence. Even if you can’t see the trout itself, a rising…

Kenai Peninsula Rivers Closed to King Salmon Fishing

Kenai Peninsula Rivers Closed to King Salmon Fishing

In a sadly predictable move, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game had already closed the Kenai River to king salmon fishing this June. However, other rivers have joined the list after further dismal returns. The Kasilof and Ninilchik Rivers, in addition to the Cook Inlet, are closed to king salmon fishing for the rest of the season. You can…

Troutbitten on Reviving Trout | MidCurrent

Troutbitten on Reviving Trout | MidCurrent

This story from Dom Swentosky over at Troutbitten is a great primer for all of us as we head into the hottest part of the year. Often, if you have to revive trout after catching them, the odds of the trout surviving aren’t great, according to Dom. You can read more of his story on reviving trout here. Source link

The Quiet Love Affair Between Fish and Trees

The Quiet Love Affair Between Fish and Trees

We all know fish live in water, but many of us don’t realize that their world stretches up onto the banks and beyond. Sure, fish don’t occupy that space. But what happens out of the water can affect them profoundly. This story is about the quiet love affair between fish and trees. LINK (via US Fish and Wildlife) Source link

Feds move to phase out open net salmon farms in B.C.

Feds move to phase out open net salmon farms in B.C.

The BC government took steps toward keeping their promise to remove open-net pen salmon farms from B.C. waters by 2025, say, conservationists. By not renewing the Discovery Island licenses and limiting all other salmon farm licenses to two years, the government has signaled that open-net salmon farming in B.C. is coming to an end. The phase-out, however, will not be…

DRY FLY RASTAS : Trout fever in Swedish Lapland

DRY FLY RASTAS : Trout fever in Swedish Lapland

The Splitcane Guru, Guhuru Milta, the Tellus Fly Fishing crew to a hidden gem deep into Swedish Lapland in search for some big trout. Take … The post DRY FLY RASTAS : Trout fever in Swedish Lapland appeared first on Moldy Chum. Source link