Daily Archives: September 20, 2022

Angler Story of the Week: Giant Belize Permit

Angler Story of the Week: Giant Belize Permit

“This was an amazing experience traveling half way around the world chasing the elusive Permit on the fly. I’ve always heard stories from all my clients who fished for these Permit that are hard fish to catch. And boy were they correct! This trip took me from Hawaii to California to Texas to Belize City. Once in Belize City I…

Gear Review: Uncharted Supply Co. Rapid Raft

Gear Review: Uncharted Supply Co. Rapid Raft

In this gear review, we’ll be going over a product that is going to change the way anglers approach still-water fly-fishing: the Rapid Raft, from Uncharted Supply Co. This summer, we had the chance to get our hands on the new Rapid Raft and put it to the test through rain, scree, and hail: in some of the most rugged…

Video Pro Tips: How to Use an O-Ring for Better Line Control

Video Pro Tips: How to Use an O-Ring for Better Line Control

When you are casting a fly line, there is a lot to keep track of–maintaining a straight path with the rod tip, stopping at the end of the front and back casts, accelerating smoothly through the casting stroke, etc.–so it’s easy to just forget about the line hand. But controlling the fly line in your hand during the cast is…

Video: How to Make a Neat Thread Head on a Fly

Video: How to Make a Neat Thread Head on a Fly

A few years ago, we launched a new series of videos called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. Each video will teach a single tying skill, from the most basic to the advanced. Ultimately, the series will serve as a sort of encyclopedia of tying skills that will be a valuable resource for anyone who…

Tying Tuesday: Tips on Soft Hackles

Tying Tuesday: Tips on Soft Hackles

If you’ve ever wondered how to tie with soft hackles, or even what flies to use these feathers for, then this video from Fly Fishing the Ozarks is for you. Watch as Brian Wise takes you through a bunch of great tips on using and tying with soft hackles. The post Tying Tuesday: Tips on Soft Hackles appeared first on…

Story: Back to the Bighorn

Story: Back to the Bighorn

In this great story for Fly Fisherman Magazine, Cathy and Barry Beck walk us through the fly fishing on Montana’s Bighorn River. If you’ve never fished the Bighorn, this story might just get you to book a trip and head out there. Read it here. The post Story: Back to the Bighorn appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Oh S*&t! – Moldy Chum

Oh S*&t! – 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…

The World’s Oldest Winged Insect Is in Trouble

The World’s Oldest Winged Insect Is in Trouble

Image by Melanie from Pixabay Mayflies are the oldest surviving winged insects on the planet and among nature’s best environmental sentinels. They are now fading at a disturbing pace from freshwater streams, rivers, and lakes around the world. LINK (via The Washington Post) Source link

Action Alert! Support Southern California Steelhead Protection

Action Alert! Support Southern California Steelhead Protection

Less than 2 weeks left to submit public comment in support of protecting Southern steelhead! CalTrout is asking for your help by submitting your public comment to CDFW by September 30, 2022. Please do not delay. It is vitally important that CDFW hear from individual citizens who support listing this species and recognize the public’s concern about protecting them from…

Keep Fish Wet Launches “Steelhead in our Hands” Campaign

Keep Fish Wet Launches “Steelhead in our Hands” Campaign

From Keep Fish Wet: Announcing Steelhead In Our Hands, a new grassroots effort to empower recreational anglers to better protect wild steelhead. Keep Fish Wet and the Wild Steelhead Coalition have collaborated to highlight how people can safely play, handle, and release a wild steelhead to improve its chances of survival after it swims away. Across their native range, wild steelhead are in dramatic decline. In…