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Video of the Week: Patagonia Spring Creek with Jensen Fly Fishing.

Video of the Week: Patagonia Spring Creek with Jensen Fly Fishing.

In this week’s video of the week, we catch up with Dave and Amelia of Jensen Fly Fishing in their newest video from their recent Patagonia adventure. From fishing massive rivers to the tiniest spring creeks the Jensens have had an unbelievable time in the land of massive trout and otherworldly landscapes. In this episode of “As it Happens” Amelia…

How to Tie: The Tungsten Belly Worm

How to Tie: The Tungsten Belly Worm

In this week’s “How to Tie” video feature, Fly Fish Food ties a true grease pattern that is long overdue, the Tungsten Belly Worm. Difficulty: Easy It has been weeks, possibly months, since a true grease pattern has been in this series. Regardless of the species, fish downright eat worms. Whether it’s tarpon in the Florida Keys or…

Deschutes River 2022 Steelhead Closure Eminent

Deschutes River 2022 Steelhead Closure Eminent

Today we have some troubling information coming out of the Deschutes River. According to the Deschutes River Alliance, a closure of the steelhead season is more of a when than an if, unfortunately. Below you will find a release from the River Alliance about what they anticipate for the famous steelhead river. From the Deschutes River Alliance: During last night’s…

Stonefly Season is Coming – Stonefly Patterns for 2022

Stonefly Season is Coming – Stonefly Patterns for 2022

April to early July adult stoneflies tend to be more available to trout than any other time of year. These big bugs offer a tremendous post spawn meal that trout count on to get back into shape and survive the mid-summer months. Famed hatches of stoneflies on the Deschutes, Metolius, Madison, Bighole and more bring anglers from all over the…

Classic Pro Tip: How to Fish High, Off-Color Water

Classic Pro Tip: How to Fish High, Off-Color Water

Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Co. Gerry shows off one of many trout that fell for a jigged nymph during high water. Photo by Tim Linehan In the spring, daily conditions can change dramatically. Wednesday it’s cool, overcast, and the river is in great shape. Thursday you show up at the boat ramp to find that thunder storms in the…

Video: How to Tie a Catskill-Style Ginger Quill

Video: How to Tie a Catskill-Style Ginger Quill

Few things can start an argument among fly tiers than the subject of what makes an “authentic” Catskill-style dry fly. I’ve seen grown men almost come to blows over home many turns of hackle or thread wraps are too many or too few. I’m sure that some folks will find flaws with the Ginger Quill demonstrated here, but I guarantee…

The Secrets of Fishermen

The Secrets of Fishermen

This is a fun story from Tim Schulz over at Hatch Magazine that broaches the subject of an angler’s many secrets. Which ones should be shared, if any? Read the story here to see if you agree with Schulz. The post The Secrets of Fishermen appeared first on MidCurrent. Source link

Kris Millgate Earns Two Emmy Nominations

Kris Millgate Earns Two Emmy Nominations

Kris Millgate, the longtime fly fishing writer and videographer, recently earned two Emmy nominations for her recent film “Ocean to Idaho.” The film depicts the fragility of the ecosystems that support salmon in the Columbia River Basin. You can read more about the nominations and view the film here. Source link

Fly Fishing Is Still Ascending

Fly Fishing Is Still Ascending

No surprises here. Not only did the number of fly fishermen increase in 2020, but the number of fly-fishing trips surged as well. OF and RBFF estimate that Americans went on 97 million fly fishing outings in 2020, up 27% from 2019 levels.  Who were all these Americans who went fly fishing in 2020? According to OF and RBFF, more…