Daily Archives: September 9, 2022

Dry Fly Fishing Improving Locally – McKenzie and Willamette Fishing Very Well

Dry Fly Fishing Improving Locally – McKenzie and Willamette Fishing Very Well

Increased shade, cooler evenings and lighter fishing pressure have trout looking up much more in recent days. Must have (don’t leave home without them) dry flies for the McKenzie, Willamette and tributaries include the following: Parachute Adams #10-14Carlson’s Purple Haze #10-16Brown Elk Hair Caddis #12-16Tan Elk Hair Caddis #12-16Orange Stimulator #8-12 Other news and notes fishing report-wise in the area.…

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.09.22

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.09.22

Welcome to an all-new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. Honestly, it wasn’t a banner week for great videos, so I’ve added a few classic productions into the mix. It’s an all Western Hemisphere F5, and these videos will take you The Bahamas to Oregon,…

Pro Tips: 3 Tips to Catch More Pike

Pro Tips: 3 Tips to Catch More Pike

Written by: Tom Werkman, Werkman Outfitters Rewards can be great if you’re willing to invest sufficient time. Pike are the top predator in many river systems across the country, meaning they can afford to be picky about meals. Targeting pike on a fly rod can therefore be challenging–or even downright maddening depending on the day–but the difficulty makes success all…

Andy Mill Inducted Into BT&T Hall of Fame

Andy Mill Inducted Into BT&T Hall of Fame

Andy Mill, a former Olympic skier and author of A Passion for Tarpon, is being inducted into the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Hall of Fame. Mill has been an avid conservationist in all his angling years, and has a bevy of impressive awards on his resume, including being the only angler to win a tarpon, bonefish, and permit tournament with a fly…

Five Locations for Fabulous Fly Fishing

Five Locations for Fabulous Fly Fishing

Roger Sands put together a list of five places where you can find fabulous fly fishing in this recent story for Forbes. It’s fun to see fly fishing get some exposure in a big publication like Forbes, and Sands’ list is pretty entertaining, as well. Find it in full here. Source link

Podcast: When Catch-and-Release Doesn’t Work, with Tim Traver

Podcast: When Catch-and-Release Doesn’t Work, with Tim Traver

[Interview starts at 38:50] Catch-and-release fishing for trout is not a conservation tool. It’s a way to manage trout populations for larger fish, based mainly on sociological or even political pressures. Sometimes it doesn’t even produce larger fish, and it can backfire when it inflames local anglers. Tim Traver, author of Lost in the Driftless, has spent years studying the effects of…

Saltwater Edge Podcast – An Artist Who Fishes with Kenney Abrames

Saltwater Edge Podcast – An Artist Who Fishes with Kenney Abrames

 J. Kenney Abrames is a Rhode Island treasure. He is the author of Striper Moon and A Perfect Fish two of the seminal works in fly rodding for striped bass, but to describe Kenney as a striper fisherman is to sell him very short. He’s a talented artist. First and foremost. He has sculpted a larger-than-life Jesus, created ornate theater ceilings and…

CALL TO ACTION: Speak up for Albies!

CALL TO ACTION: Speak up for Albies!

From ASGA: If you love chasing albies, if you think it is a species that deserves to be managed, please add your information to our … The post CALL TO ACTION: Speak up for Albies! appeared first on Moldy Chum. Source link

Hopper Season: Fly Fishing for Trout on the Williamson River

Hopper Season: Fly Fishing for Trout on the Williamson River

Yamsi Fly Fishing is located at the headwaters of South-Central Oregon’s crystal-clear, spring-fed Williamson River. http://yamsiflyfishing.com In this film, Todd captures fourth-generation owner Tom Hyde as he navigates the 5,000-acre ranch by Polaris Ranger Side by Side to fly fish for rainbow and brook trout. In a stroke of luck, Moen hit the Williamson’s late-summer grasshopper hatch, producing epic top-water…