Daily Archives: September 12, 2022

Andy Mill Inducted into BTT Hall of Fame

Andy Mill Inducted into BTT Hall of Fame

Photo via Mill House Podcast Facebook Page Andy Mill has become a household name in the fly fishing world over the past few decades, and that should be no surprise to those familiar with the former Olympian and saltwater fly fishing legend. Andy is a noted innovator in the world of big game saltwater fly fishing and is furthering his…

Lodge Spotlight: French Creek Sportsmen’s Club

Lodge Spotlight: French Creek Sportsmen’s Club

Far from any paved road, down a meandering dirt path that winds parallel to the North Platte River, lies a quaint sportsmen’s paradise that boasts experiences unparalleled by any other establishment in the West. Nestled along the perimeter of Saratoga, Fench Creek Sportman’s Club exists within a quiet river valley, teaming with small trout streams running through dogwood groves and…

Video Pro Tips: Making the Saltwater Quick Cast

Video Pro Tips: Making the Saltwater Quick Cast

Flats fish rarely hold still, so you’ll have to react quickly to intercept them. When preparing for a saltwater fishing trip, most fly anglers will focus on improving their casting distance. But as Jon Covich notes in this brief instructional video, the speed of your delivery is every bit as important, although it tends to get far less attention. Jon…

Over Half a Million Back Ending Pebble Mine

Over Half a Million Back Ending Pebble Mine

According to a story from Alaska Native News, over half a million people voiced their opposition to Pebble Mine during a recent public comment period. The public comment period was held to gather feedback on listing certain waters within Bristol Bay under the Clean Water Act. The Environmental Protection Agency will rule on that in the next few months. You can read…

Video Pro Tips: Fly-Fishing for Redfish 101

Video Pro Tips: Fly-Fishing for Redfish 101

The latest how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, is one of his most informative yet, as he walks you through all the basics of fly fishing for redfish. He brings on a couple of experienced guides to lend an air of gravitas, as well. If you’ve never fished for red drum, you need to give it a shot, and…

3 Tips to Catch More Pike

3 Tips to Catch More Pike

Photo by Tom Werkman If you’d like to increase your odds of catching more pike on the fly, then this story from the Orvis blog is for you. Tom Werkman, of Werkman Outfitters, goes into details on three different tips you can use to put more pike in the net this fall. Read the story here. Source link

Clouser Variation – The UmpCraw: Fly Tying Video

Clouser Variation – The UmpCraw: Fly Tying Video

Alex Swartz ties up a clouser variation with barred crazy legs with color inspiration from a great local fly, the mega prince. It’s a quick, simple tie with few materials. This fly was designed for bass on the Umpqua but take it the coast, throw it at big browns or whatever you’d like – it’s versatile. Hook: SL45, size 4Thread:…

Master Class Monday: How to Follow Other Anglers, Part I

Master Class Monday: How to Follow Other Anglers, Part I

When fly-fishing a small stream, it’s always good to know if another angler has been there before you. Although it’s always best to have water that has not seen another angler all day ahead of you, on crowded streams that is not always the case. In part 1, Dave Jensen shows you how to maximize your chances when following other…

Cajun GT – Moldy Chum

Cajun GT – 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…