Daily Archives: September 15, 2022

Video of the Week: Sailboat Diaries Episode 2

Video of the Week: Sailboat Diaries Episode 2

In this week’s Video of the Week, we catch up with Scottie and the Wild Fly Crew in their newest episode of their Series the Sailboat Diaries. This go around the crew leaves the bus on US Soil and embarks on a 14-day sailing trip through the Caribbean searching for their top bucket list fish, the bonefish. Follow along as…

How to Set up a Fly Reel for False Albacore

How to Set up a Fly Reel for False Albacore

For us, New Englanders, some of the year’s best fishing is right around the corner. False Albacore are showing up in my home waters of Cape Cod as we speak, so there’s no better time to get my gear ready for these speed demons. For those who don’t know, False Albacore, or Albies, are close relatives of tuna that live…

Pro Tips: Understanding the Seasons of Patagonia

Pro Tips: Understanding the Seasons of Patagonia

Written by: John Bleh, Rio Manso, 2015 Orvis Endorsed International Destination of the Year You can tailor a Patagonia trip to fit your desires and angling preferences. All photos courtesy Rio Manso Lodge [Editor’s Note: Recently, while I was fishing with my friend, John Bleh, I asked him what his favorite season in Patagonia was. His answer (“It depends”) and…

Photos: Entries from Week Two of Our “20 September Days” Contest

Photos: Entries from Week Two of Our “20 September Days” Contest

My week featured four different rivers and a variety of trout. It’s Day 15 of our “20 September Days” Photo Contest, which means that we are exactly halfway through our challenge. So far, I’ve missed just three days; how are you doing? The fishing in southwestern Vermont has been spotty, with alternating low water and blown-out streams. There have been several skunkings,…

Patagonia Sold to Non-Profits | MidCurrent

Patagonia Sold to Non-Profits | MidCurrent

Patagonia, the apparel and gear company much beloved among fly anglers, announced a major moment in its history on September 14, 2022. Owner Yvon Chouinard sold the entirety of Patagonia, estimated to be worth about $3 billion according to reports, to two non-profits that will use the profits Patagonia generates each year to invest in “fighting the environmental crisis and…

Meck, Jardine, Raymond Inducted into Hall of Fame

Meck, Jardine, Raymond Inducted into Hall of Fame

Steve Raymond, Charles Jardine, and Charles Meck are the three inductees for this year’s class in the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum in Livingston Manor, New York. Paul Weamer put together a wonderful story about his friend, the late Charles Meck, for Fly Fisherman Magazine. Read it here. Source link

2022 The Deadliest Year on Colorado Waters

2022 The Deadliest Year on Colorado Waters

Take it from me, who had an old friend lose his life on the Mckenzie last weekend. Wear your life jacket! Three recent drownings pushed the number of water recreation-related fatalities in Colorado to 36, including 34 confirmed recreation-related drownings, making 2022 the deadliest year ever across the city, county, and state rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. LINK (via CPW)  …

The Everglades is vast, and restoration is complex

The Everglades is vast, and restoration is complex

  The latest from Friends of the Everglades. Relatively dry conditions have materialized at an interesting time for water policy. The Army Corps is finalizing the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual, which will determine when and where water moves for the next decade. LINK Source link

New study predicts dire future for Montana trout anglers

New study predicts dire future for Montana trout anglers

Image by Ellen Windschitl from Pixabay There’s good news and bad news for anglers and residents of Montana. The good news? According to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey published Sept. 7 in the journal Science Advances, as drought and climate change take a toll on the Treasure State’s fabled trout waters, anglers are responding by changing their fishing…