Daily Archives: August 3, 2022

Pro Tips: Go Naked When Nymphing in Still Water

Pro Tips: Go Naked When Nymphing in Still Water

Written by: Phil Rowley, Fly Craft Angling Phil Rowley hoists a fine Falcon’s Ledge rainbow caught using the “naked” technique. All photos courtesy Phil Rowley A few years ago, I was in Utah at Falcon’s Ledge for another of my stillwater schools. Callibaetis and damselflies were active on the lodge lakes. The fishing was so good that Falcon’s Ledge guide and friend, Grant…

Sage Launches “Let It Fly” Giveaway

Sage Launches “Let It Fly” Giveaway

Eager to get your hands on one of Sage’s new R8s? Well, now you have the chance when you enter Sage’s latest giveaway! From Sage Fly Fishing: There are moments on the water that stay with us, that define our experience not only as anglers but as friends and partners, as mothers and fathers, as teachers and students, greenhorn and…

Video: How to Tie the Bluegill Belly Bean

Video: How to Tie the Bluegill Belly Bean

Paul Beel is an angler, fly tier, and writer from Indiana who runs a cool website called Frankenfly. Last fall, he announced the development of a great new warmwater pattern designed for those times when catching big bluegills is not easy at all. Here’s how he describes his reason for creating the fly and offers tips for fishing it: I…

Mayfly Outdoors Recognized As A Leading Community Impact Organization

B Lab Global is proud to announce Mayfly Outdoors as part of their 2022 Best for the World, recognizing Certified B Corporations (B Corps) around the world that make an exceptional positive community impact. The award recognizes Mayfly as one of the most community-minded companies internationally, ranking in the top 5% of all B Corps in their corresponding company size.…

10 Tips for Fishing Small Streams

10 Tips for Fishing Small Streams

Tom Rosenbauer recently put together this story on ten of his tips for fishing small, cool-water streams in late summer. With water temperatures soaring in a lot of trout fisheries as much of America deals with a heat wave, this is timely advice. You can read it all here. Source link

Truck Carrying Farmed Salmon Overturns on Roadway, Chaos Ensues

Truck Carrying Farmed Salmon Overturns on Roadway, Chaos Ensues

Normally when we write a story about farmed salmon escaping their enclosures it’s happening at sea, but last week in Chile, salmon roamed the streets. It happened when a truck carrying 8,000 smolts was en route to return the fish to their farm after they’d received antiparasitic treatments. After the crash, local people dashed to the…

Tips for Trout Fishing in Heat

Tips for Trout Fishing in Heat

With the oppressive heat affecting most of America – and some of our most storied trout fisheries – this story by Bill Conners is timely. He details on tips for finding success, as well as picking the right streams to fish, during intense heat. You can read his story here. Source link

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.03.22 – Orvis News

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.03.22 – Orvis News

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, The Everglades Foundation, Captains for Clean Water, VoteWater.org, and Conservation Hawks (among others), we’ll make sure you’ve got the information you need to understand the issues and form solid opinions. 1.…

The Growing Environmental Hazard Of Rubber Tires

The Growing Environmental Hazard Of Rubber Tires

Image by Mikes-Photography from Pixabay As ubiquitous as rubber tires are due to their many practical benefits, they come with a limited lifespan. Over time, the part of the tire that contacts the road surface wears away, but the material that wears away ends up in the environment. This worn-away material is counted as microplastic, a known environmental pollutant. In…