Daily Archives: September 19, 2022

ICAST 2023 Enhances and Expands Fly Fishing with New Features

ICAST 2023 Enhances and Expands Fly Fishing with New Features

The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) might not be a super well-known name in the fly fishing world, but in the world of conventional angling, the trade organization is famous. Their annual ICAST trade show in Orlando is where new products are announced and industry deals are made. Last week, the ASA announced that they would be creating more space for…

Why Do These YETI Coolers Keep Washing Up on Alaskan Beaches?

Why Do These YETI Coolers Keep Washing Up on Alaskan Beaches?

Duke Marolf of Seward, Alaska, stands behind coolers he found in July by flying his bush plane over remote beaches along Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. (Courtesy Duke Marolf via KUOW) In need of a new YETI Cooler?? Well, perhaps you should book a flight to Alaska and hire a bush plane because YETIs are washing up all…

“Bass-Bug Humbug,” by William G. Tapply

“Bass-Bug Humbug,” by William G. Tapply

Written by: William G. Tapply Bill Tapply had some awfully strong opinions about what makes a good bass bug. Photo courtesy Vicki Stiefel “It is with some degree of trepidation that I approach the subject of artificial flies [for bass],” wrote James A. Henshall in his Book of the Black Bass, “for I am afraid that I hold some very…

A Swedish Lapland Marathon: Pike & Grayling

For the past 12 years my fishing activity has been related only to the area where I operate my guiding, so as I had the chance to explore new areas and stalk different species, it’s also true that it has been pretty much the same kind of thing, saltwater sight fishing in a harsh and desert environment. It’s normal that…

Attention Georgia Anglers: Speak up for Precautionary Redfish Management

After requesting that the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) modify the state’s red drum (or redfish) regulations earlier this year, the Georgia Saltwater Anglers Association is  hoping the DNR will consider their pleas and arguments, as well as those from many concerned anglers. For a quick brush up on what the Georgia Saltwater Anglers Association is trying to accomplish,…

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

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

This is a terrific video that shows you where to find trout in small streams, when you know someone else has already fished a pool. (See Part I here.) The video is worth careful study because it shows you secret little nooks and crannies that will produce trout on dry flies and nymphs. We highly recommend watching this one several…

Podcast: Avoiding Casting Pains, with Dr. Jason Smith

Podcast: Avoiding Casting Pains, with Dr. Jason Smith

[Interview starts at 51:14] We all get occasional aches and pains from casting, or as we get older we worry about getting them. Dr. Jason Smith is an expert in sports medicine and has worked with many professional athletes in developing routines from strengthening muscles and connective tissue. He has some great advice on avoiding casting injuries, types of therapy to…

Catching Pike on the Fly

Catching Pike on the Fly

Joe Cermele put together a fun story for Outdoor Life recently titled “Let’s Get Real About Catching Pike on the Fly.” The story details what you do and don’t need to be successful when chasing these unique fish. Read it here. The post Catching Pike on the Fly appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Story: Appropriate Feelings of Superiority

Story: Appropriate Feelings of Superiority

Matt Dunn put together this wonderfully fun read in The Flyfish Journal about fly fishing for striped bass in the East River in New York City. For anglers who chase stripers, such a location isn’t a shock; for the rest of us, fly fishing so close to the city seems a dubious proposition at best. But Dunn’s story is something I think…