Daily Archives: October 19, 2022

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 10.19.22 – Orvis News

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 10.19.22 – Orvis News

[ad_1] Click here to Donate to the CfCW Hurricane Ian Relief Fund Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, The Everglades Foundation, Captains for Clean Water, VoteWater.org, and Conservation Hawks (among others), we’ll make sure you’ve got the…

Pro Tips: Keep Your Rod Level When Reaching Over Currents

Pro Tips: Keep Your Rod Level When Reaching Over Currents

[ad_1] Correct: Hold your rod level with the water to ensure you stay ready for a quick, powerful hookset. All photos by Evan Jones One of the more difficult scenarios anglers face when trying to get a drag-free drift is dealing with fast water between you and your target. There are basically two options: either throw a big upstream mend,…

Video Pro Tip: How to Get a Good Turnover at the End of the Cast

Video Pro Tip: How to Get a Good Turnover at the End of the Cast

[ad_1] Here’s the second in our series of quick-and-dirty casting-instruction videos featuring Pete Kutzer of the Orvis Fly Fishing Schools. Here, Pete explains how to get the end of your leader to turn over, roll out straight, and land gently on the water. The two keys are where you stop the rod tip on the presentation cast and maintaining a…

Video: How to Tie the Palomino Midge

Video: How to Tie the Palomino Midge

[ad_1] The Palomino Midge was first tied by Brett Smith of Sheridan, Wyoming, for use on the famed Bighorn River. Smith used to live in Billings, and used this pattern all winter long to catch big trout on the Bighorn. Since then, the imitation of an emerging midge has proven its effectiveness around the country. In this excellent video,Tim Flagler…

Video: Different Fish, Different Places

Video: Different Fish, Different Places

[ad_1] The folks over at Loon have been hard at work on a new video series titled “Different Fish, Different Places.” With the series, creators Hogan Brown, Dominic Bruno, and Matt Callies hope to draw anglers’ attention to all the other wonderful fish that can be caught on a fly rod. In the second episode of their new series, the…

Tying Tuesday: Spanish Pheasant Tail Nymph

Tying Tuesday: Spanish Pheasant Tail Nymph

[ad_1] Today’s edition of Tying Tuesday comes to us from Down Under. Tom Jarman, an angler with the Australian National Fly Fishing Team, shows us how to tie a Spanish Pheasant Tail Nymph. The post Tying Tuesday: Spanish Pheasant Tail Nymph appeared first on MidCurrent. [ad_2] Source link

Florida Reports Dozens of Flesh-Eating Bacteria Cases in the Wake of Ian

Florida Reports Dozens of Flesh-Eating Bacteria Cases in the Wake of Ian

[ad_1] Hurricane Ian tracked south of Florida on Sept. 26, 2022, by the NOAA GOES-16 satellite. Add flesh-eating bacteria to Florida’s post-Ian woes. Those toxic floodwaters appear to be spreading Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacteria that turns fatal for many people unlucky enough to contract it. LINK (via Gizmodo) [ad_2] Source link

Loon Outdoors Presents: Different Fish, Different Places

Loon Outdoors Presents: Different Fish, Different Places

[ad_1] Loon Outdoors recently headed to Alabama with Adam Hudson of Blue Line Flies to explore the southern boundary of the smallmouth bass’ native range. In a region dominated by gear fishing, Adam fools these beautiful, hard-fighting smallmouth bass while casting fly patterns on what locals call “long rods” (fly rods). [ad_2] Source link

Thoughts on the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

Thoughts on the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

[ad_1] “This body needs to send a strong message to the President and the American people that this Congress won’t tolerate delays in cleaning up American waters.” On the surface, there is nothing noteworthy about this mundane statement. Anyone who has tuned into CSPAN to watch a conservation debate on the House or Senate floor has heard some variation of…

Orvis Experts: Stream Etiquette | MidCurrent

Orvis Experts: Stream Etiquette | MidCurrent

[ad_1] Photo by Shawn Bratt Evan Jones, over at the Orvis blog, put together this post with advice from Orvis experts on stream etiquette. We could all use a refresher on etiquette at times, especially for new anglers who might feel intimidated trying to learn all of fly fishing’s unwritten rules. Take the time to read through the post Evan…