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Video Pro Tips: The Only 3 Knots You Need on the Water

Video Pro Tips: The Only 3 Knots You Need on the Water

When you’re on the water, you need a knot to attach a fly, a knot to connect tippet material, and a knot to put a loop in your leader. That’s all you need. Practice these knots at home and you’ll have more fun and less frustration when you get out on the water. (And, OK, if you like a loop…

Rally For Salmon June 25, 2022 – Portland Oregon

Rally For Salmon June 25, 2022 – Portland Oregon

From Save our Wild Salmon The Rally for Salmon at Willamette Park in Portland, OR on June 25th will feature our biggest gathering and on-the-water event in several years! Tribal activists and salmon, steelhead, orca and clean energy advocates will gather with canoes, kayaks, sportfishing boats, whitewater rafts will gather on the river – and on the land – to…

Video: Understanding Fly-Tying Waxes – Orvis News

Video: Understanding Fly-Tying Waxes – Orvis News

Here’s the latest video in our series called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques,” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. Each video teaches 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 sits down at a vise to…

Deschutes River Steelhead Closure News

Deschutes River Steelhead Closure News

From Wild Steelheaders United Last month the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that the Deschutes River will be closed to fishing for steelhead, salmon and bass for parts of the summer to protect the river’s seriously at-risk summer steelhead population. The closures follow the Deschutes River steelhead framework presented by the department earlier this spring, when ODFW forecast…

Tying Tuesday: Tak’s Crystal Chironomid

Tying Tuesday: Tak’s Crystal Chironomid

This week’s Tying Tuesday video comes to us from Anglers All on YouTube. It’s a tutorial on tying a fun chironomid pattern that should be a fantastic choice for anglers up in the high country. The post Tying Tuesday: Tak’s Crystal Chironomid appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

8 Fly Fishing Myths Holding You Back

8 Fly Fishing Myths Holding You Back

This is an interesting article that comes to us from the folks over at Field & Stream. In it, author Micah Fields discusses eight fly fishing myths that are actually hampering your time on the water. You can read the full list here, and see if you agree with the author’s take. Source link

Video Pro Tips: Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Fly Fishing

Video Pro Tips: Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Fly Fishing

Written by: Evan Jones While this video series is ostensibly for beginners, Chris Niccolls of Bow River Troutfitters covers a wide variety of topics in this episode, many of which would benefit anglers of any skill level. His opening advice on how to approach the water–including waiting to rig up until you’ve assessed conditions, and then making a few casts…

Fly Fishing the Island of Socotra

If I look at my fishing philosophy and mentality, I realize how mere and insignificant I consider the size of the catch. What I would like to be more recognized by sport fishermen is that the most important thing is not the final result but the process to get there, which means many things, learning about the breath of water,…

Lessons From the Baltics – Flylords Mag

I remember the first time I heard about Baltic salmon. Juan Salgado, my fishing buddy, was immersed in one of his erratic loops after watching a fishing short film. It was around 2016, one of the greatest salmon runs since there are records in the Torne River, with more than 100,000 salmon going up this immense river basin that separates…