Daily Archives: August 4, 2022

Best Fly Patterns for Hopper Season

Best Fly Patterns for Hopper Season

Chris Hunt put together this list of his favorite five patterns to use during hopper season. I’m always on the lookout for ways to diversify my hopper boxes, so this is a great – and timely – piece of writing from Chris. Read it in full here. The post Best Fly Patterns for Hopper Season appeared first on MidCurrent. Source…

Fly Fishing Tactics for Fall Bass

Fly Fishing Tactics for Fall Bass

While most trout anglers get excited for fall fishing because of the potential for big brown trout, there’s another big fish waiting to be caught during the cooler months – bass. The great bass fishing that happens during fall is largely why Kent Klewein wrote this piece for Gink & Gasoline, which outlines eight of the tactics he uses to catch bass…

“Feather Thief” TV Show in Development

“Feather Thief” TV Show in Development

According to Deadline, The Feather Thief has been optioned by Jenna Bush Hager for  Universal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio Group. The series will be written by the book’s author Kirk Wallace Johnson. Bush Hager described her fascination and passion for the project saying: “The Feather Thief has been a favorite book of mine since its release in…

Internet Trolls Can’t Stop Henry Winkler From Hitting the Water this Summer

Internet Trolls Can’t Stop Henry Winkler From Hitting the Water this Summer

Henry Winkler is out on the water this summer and he doesn’t care who knows about it, not even the trolls that plague his social media platforms nearly every time he posts a grip-and-grin. For decades, Henry Winkler has brought contagious joy to the screen. Whether you know him from Happy Days, Arrested Development, or his latest Emmy Award-winning performance…

Suzuki Introduces Micro-Plastic Collection Filter That Attaches to Outboards

Suzuki Introduces Micro-Plastic Collection Filter That Attaches to Outboards

At this point, ocean plastics and microplastic have been tentpole topics surrounding the health of our seas and freshwater sources. Recently, Suzuki Marine announced an exciting development, a microplastic filter that will be fit to new outboards, passively removing microplastics while boats are underway. Check out the press release from Suzuki Marine below to learn more! From Suzuki Marine: “Leading…

Colorado Angler Lands New State Record Brook Trout

Colorado Angler Lands New State Record Brook Trout

Back in May, angler Tim Daniel was fishing on Monarch Lake in Colorado when a big fish took his hook. That fish turned out to be a 7.84-pound, 23.25-inch brook trout. According to the CPW, “When first asked where and what he used to catch the fish, Mr. Daniel’s said in the water and with a hook.” From Colorado CPW: …

2022 Fly Fishing Show Consumer Choice Awards Winners Announced

2022 Fly Fishing Show Consumer Choice Awards Winners Announced

This was the inaugural year of the Fly Fishing Show Consumer Choice Awards presented by The Fly Fishing Show, Fly Fusion Magazine, and the industry publication Angling Trade. Similar to other awards programs, they sampled 222 products from 80 brands across 32 categories. Recently they announced the winners of each category, and the Best of Show Award which went…

Angler Story of the Week: Tying Deer Hair Flies with Allen Campbell

Angler Story of the Week: Tying Deer Hair Flies with Allen Campbell

“Deer hair flies are some of my favorite to fish. The sound they make, the wake they pull, and how they ride in the water. There is a small learning curve to fishing them well, but when you have that down, it’s game over! Deer hair flies are classic and they continue to produce even with all the fancy foam…

Champion Of Native Trout Conservation, Groundbreaking Leader Honored By Trout Unlimited

Champion Of Native Trout Conservation, Groundbreaking Leader Honored By Trout Unlimited

From Trout Unlimited: A groundbreaking stream champion from New Jersey and a longtime native trout defender from Arizona have been awarded Trout Unlimited’s highest grassroots honor.  Trout Unlimited presented Marsha Benevengo of New Jersey and Jim Walker of Arizona with the Ray Mortensen award, the coldwater conservation organization’s top volunteer honor, at TU’s annual meeting July 20-24 in Portland, Maine. …

Video Pro Tip: Be Ready to Strip Strike!

Video Pro Tip: Be Ready to Strip Strike!

Most anglers know that the transition from trout fishing to casting for saltwater or big-game species can be fraught with peril. The deaded “trout strike” has resulted in the loss of countless tarpon, snook, pike, and muskies. But even if you know that you need to make a strip set, are you ready to make a good one? In this…