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How to Tie: The Money Midge

How to Tie: The Money Midge

[ad_1] In this week’s “How to Tie” video feature, Hopper Juan Ramirez ties the Money Midge, a midge nymph pattern that every angler should be keeping in mind for this winter. Learn About This Fly: Difficulty: Easy Midges are a food item that trout will consume year round. Leaving for the water without an arsenal of them is…

Classic Video: How to Tie the Ginny Midge

Classic Video: How to Tie the Ginny Midge

[ad_1] If you’re going to have to tie tiny flies, like size 24s, it helps if they are simple and easy to create. In this video, Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions walks you through the steps to create a Ginny Midge, which requires just three materials on the tiny hook. It’s a flashy little number that works great as a…

Pheasant Tail Nymph w/ an Orange Hot Spot: Fly Tying Video

Pheasant Tail Nymph w/ an Orange Hot Spot: Fly Tying Video

[ad_1] Jim Sens joins us in the shop to tie up a twist on an absolute classic. The pheasant tail nymph has been through the wringer and back with all of its variations and while we don’t mind fishing them with tungsten, that amount of weight defeats the whole purpose of why this fly was designed. In 1958 English River…

Annual rescue of stranded fish underway on Deschutes River

Annual rescue of stranded fish underway on Deschutes River

[ad_1]  This past month, irrigators began the annual drawing down of the Deschutes River to the point where fish die or are threatened. In what’s become an annual fall effort, the Deschutes River Conservancy, other agencies, and volunteers partner to remove thousands of fish stranded in pools and put them back in the main river channel.   [ad_2] Source…

Justice Department Sues Driggs Idaho Over Water Pollution

Justice Department Sues Driggs Idaho Over Water Pollution

[ad_1] The federal government is suing Driggs, Idaho, near Grand Teton National Park, for dumping toxic waste from its sewage treatment plant into a stream that feeds several scenic rivers in the region. The government contends Driggs violated the Clean Water Act by dumping effluent with too much e. coli and ammonia or otherwise violated wastewater permit rules more than…

A River’s Own Name – Moldy Chum

A River’s Own Name – Moldy Chum

[ad_1] If rivers could speak for themselves, what would we hear? What would they teach us? In his stirring and beautiful work, “A River’s Own Name,” poet Cameron Scott dives into the secrets rivers keep, searching for the components that create nature’s most profound music. [ad_2] Source link

Video: The Magic of Redfish on the Fly

Video: The Magic of Redfish on the Fly

[ad_1] Here’s a gorgeous film from Costa that explores why fly fishers love redfish–from Chesapeake Bay to Florida to the Laguna Madre of southern Texas. Although the fish are the same, the angling subculture and techniques are often quite different. Along the way, you’ll see a few familiar faces, some glorious shots of schools and single fish, and stunning flats…

TU Costa 5 Rivers: Learn More!

[ad_1] The Trout Unlimited Costa 5 Rivers program is creating the most empowered, educated, and conservation-minded generation of college fly anglers in history. As the capstone of Trout Unlimited’s Headwaters Youth Program, we welcome young anglers of all skill levels and educate them about local, regional, and national issues critical to native trout and salmon. Here are our favorite articles about and…

Henry’s Fork Foundation a Finalist in Defender Service Awards

Henry’s Fork Foundation a Finalist in Defender Service Awards

[ad_1] Photo: Henry’s Fork Foundation The Henry’s Fork Foundation was named a finalist for the 2nd Annual Defender Service Awards, presented by Chase, in the Environmental Category. The Henry’s Fork Foundation stands to win $25,000 in prize money, which would help further the nonprofit’s cause. You can vote once per day until November 6th. Vote here. [ad_2] Source link

TU Costa 5 Rivers – Building Community for College Anglers

TU Costa 5 Rivers – Building Community for College Anglers

[ad_1] The Trout Unlimited Costa 5 Rivers program is creating the most empowered, educated, and conservation-minded generation of college fly anglers in history. As the capstone of Trout Unlimited’s Headwaters Youth Program, we welcome young anglers of all skill levels and educate them about local, regional, and national issues critical to native trout and salmon. 5 Rivers clubs are active…