Daily Archives: September 4, 2022

Swinging Steelhead Flies for Trout

Swinging Steelhead Flies for Trout

Photo by Dan Flynn If the idea of swinging flies for steelhead intrigues you, but you don’t live near any steelhead fisheries, don’t worry. Many of the same patterns and techniques used to chase steelhead work great for chasing trout, too. Louis Cahill breaks down how to get started with swinging steelhead flies for trout in this piece over at Gink…

Lefty Kreh statue ‘maquette’ to be unveiled Sept. 10

Lefty Kreh statue ‘maquette’ to be unveiled Sept. 10

Photo courtesy of the Friends of Lefty Kreh A couple of years ago, the Potomac Valley Fly Fishers, of which Lefty was a founding member, decided to establish a memorial to the fly-fishing legend The memorial idea evolved from naming a section of the Monocacy Scenic River to the Lefty Kreh Scenic Trail to a life-size statue of Kreh. The…

Late Summer 2022 Southern Oregon Report

Late Summer 2022 Southern Oregon Report

I was able get a couple of the Technical Men’s Conference attendees to leave grampa duty to fish Southern Oregon. During 2016 ODFW dumped brown trout into Diamond Lake to get after the chubs. During a great Callibaetis hatch several nice browns fell to hand. If you ever get to Diamond Lake and love pizza, you know where these fish…

Derby registration opens – Moldy Chum

Derby registration opens – Moldy Chum

Courtesy MV Derby Registration for the 77th annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby has opened at tackle shops Island-wide. Both solo and team — two-person max — registrations are in-person only and required for participation. Since 2020, striped bass fishing has been suspended. The eligible catches, bluefish, bonito, or false albacore, must be hooked, fought, and landed without…