Daily Archives: August 2, 2022

Reel of the Week: The Problem with Rock Cairns

Reel of the Week: The Problem with Rock Cairns

Everyone has been hiking with their fly rod and seen rock pilings on the sides of the river banks and small streams. These are called “Rock Cairns,” which are human-made when someone stacks flat river rock on top of each other. This ultimately effects macro invertebrates and other aquatic insects and species when being removed from the water with exposure to sunlight.…

Video: How to Select CDC Feathers, Part I

Video: How to Select CDC Feathers, Part I

Here, Tim explains what CDC (cul de canard) is and what distinguishes the two different types. (BTW, cul de canard translates as “duck butt.”) The way the fibers are arranged along the shaft of the feather sets the two apart, which is fascinating to . . . The post Video: How to Select CDC Feathers, Part I appeared first on…

Video: 4 Tips For Getting Your Rod and Reel Ready to Fish

Video: 4 Tips For Getting Your Rod and Reel Ready to Fish

Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides is back with another helpful video, and although it’s aimed mostly at novice anglers, any guide will tell you that they see “experienced” fly fishers make these same mistakes all the time. A lot of newbies struggle to get their rod and reel ready for fishing, before they even get on the water. Here, Alvin breaks down…

The New Outdoor – Urban Fishing with TOPO designs Co-Founder Jedd Rose

Growing up in Wyoming, Jedd Rose is no stranger to the outdoors. Integrating the outdoors into everyday life is seamless in a setting such as that, with big landscapes and mountains rising in the background. This place inspired Jedd as he set off to help found Topo Outdoors from a sewing machine in the basement of his Fort Collins home.…

New Book Release: “Illuminated by Water”

New Book Release: “Illuminated by Water”

A new book on fly fishing was released today – “Illuminated by Water” by Malachy Tallack, published by Pegasus Books. Below is a press release from Pegasus about the book and author. Tallack’s decades-long passion for ­fly fishing has shaped the way he sees and thinks about the natural world. That passion is shared and made legible here, not just…

Podcast: Articulate Fly with Steve Ramirez

Podcast: Articulate Fly with Steve Ramirez

Steve Ramirez sat down with Marvin Cash on The Articulate Fly podcast to talk about writing, fishing, and meaningful work. The conversation was so great that this episode is split into two parts. You’ll find part one here. The post Podcast: Articulate Fly with Steve Ramirez appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Chemical spraying to kill invasive bass is back on for Miramichi watershed

Chemical spraying to kill invasive bass is back on for Miramichi watershed

After opponents stopped the project last year, chemical spraying to wipe out an invasive bass population in Miramichi Lake is set to take place later this summer. Last year’s attempt to eradicate smallmouth bass was halted because Wolastoqey grandmothers and mothers concerned about the environmental impact of the spray took to the lake in canoes. It is unsafe to spray rotenone, the fish-killing…

Electro Stripers – Moldy Chum

Electro Stripers – Moldy Chum

There sure are some big-ass stripers in NC waters. Electrofishing is used by fisheries biologists with N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission to sample fish populations in public waters in North Carolina from the mountains to the coast. The fish are temporarily stunned in the process but can be safely released unharmed back into the water. Source link

Magallanes Fly Fishing Destination – Moldy Chum

Magallanes Fly Fishing Destination – 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…