Daily Archives: September 14, 2022

Reel of the Week: Feeding Baja Marlin

Reel of the Week: Feeding Baja Marlin

“You never know what the day will bring when you’re fishing in Baja. If you come for Roosterfish and there are schools of Marlin around, you change the plan. Both coasts of Baja can be lights out for fishing Marlin on a fly rod, and this day was just that. The Marlin were aggressive and we had several crush teasers and bait and switched…

Yvon Chouinard Gives Patagonia Away (Literally)

Yvon Chouinard Gives Patagonia Away (Literally)

Image from Patagonia.com Yvon Chouinard has once again put his money where his mouth is and has given away his entire company. According to the New York Times, “Mr. Chouinard, his wife, and two adult children have transferred their ownership of Patagonia, valued at about $3 billion, to a specially designed trust and a nonprofit organization.” “Hopefully this will influence…

Fly Casting Tip: Don’t Ride the Brake

Fly Casting Tip: Don’t Ride the Brake

Photo by Louis Cahill. Kent Klewein over at Gink & Gasoline put together this great casting tip that can help you get more distance when throwing your flies. The trick is to not ride the brakes. Read more about this concept here. The post Fly Casting Tip: Don’t Ride the Brake appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

10 Best Streamers for Trout

10 Best Streamers for Trout

Kubie Brown, over at Meat Eater, put together this list of the ten best streamers to use when chasing trout. The list is pretty comprehensive, and a good jumping-off point for anglers looking to get into streamer fishing. You can read the whole story here. Source link

Hardy Releases Aydon Rod Series

Hardy Releases Aydon Rod Series

Hardy is adding another collection of fly rods to their already highly-regarded offerings. The Aydon will be the brand’s most affordable rod with a starting MSRP of $495 and will feature models that cover everything from small stream trout to big river Spey casting applications. From Hardy Fly Fishing:  Hardy, known for its excellence through innovation,…

Video: How to Find Trout Near In-Stream Wood

Video: How to Find Trout Near In-Stream Wood

Here’s a great video by Dave and Amelia Jensen on how to read trout water. Here, Dave explains how fallen timber and other “in-stream woody debris” affect current flow and depth and then shows where you should look for trout. Fly-fishing around fallen trees and other woody debris can be extremely productive, especially if you know where the best trout lies are.…

Video: How to Tie the Renegade

Video: How to Tie the Renegade

The Renegade is one of those classic attractor patterns that doesn’t necessarily look like anything in nature but has consistently caught fish for decades. With fore and aft hackles like its relative, the Bivisible, the Renegade floats well in rough water and looks buggy enough to bring fish to the surface. Plus, the contrasting hackles make the fly easy to…

Park Service to poison bass upstream of Grand Canyon to save native fish

Park Service to poison bass upstream of Grand Canyon to save native fish

The National Park Service will poison a Colorado River side channel below Glen Canyon Dam to remove fish that threaten native species, the agency announced. Meanwhile, biologists warn, rising temperatures and declining oxygen levels in water the dam releases into the river’s Lees Ferry stretch are stressing the popular trout fishery there. LINK (via AZ Central) Source link

Enhanced fly fishing sector at ICAST 2023

Enhanced fly fishing sector at ICAST 2023

Box with fly flies. Sure, if you want to associate with the folks that helped craft the Modern Fish Act. The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is pleased to announce its plan to significantly enhance the fly fishing sector at ICAST 2023. As the overall recreational fishing industry continues to evolve domestically and internationally, now is the perfect opportunity for companies…

How to Age Gracefully

How to Age Gracefully

As we age, society expects us to conform to norms that may not work for us. Watch as master-caster Courtney Ogilvie shows his take on … The post How to Age Gracefully appeared first on Moldy Chum. Source link