Tips & Tricks

7 Tips to Get Your Flies Deeper

7 Tips to Get Your Flies Deeper

Image by Dom Swentosky This recent post from Dom Swentosky over at Troutbitten is a great resource for anyone looking to help their flies sink those few extra inches into the strike zone. Getting your nymphs to float just a bit deeper is often the difference between hooking up or striking out. You can read the story in full here. Source link

AFFTA Announces 2023 Show | MidCurrent

AFFTA Announces 2023 Show | MidCurrent

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) has announced they’ll be holding another trade gathering in Salt Lake City, Utah, sometime during the week of September 25, 2023. This is a departure from the normal show timing in the spring, and with the increased focus on fly fishing that we’ll see at ICAST in coming years, some folks in the…

TBT: Scientific Anglers Fly Fishing Mastery Series- Episode 2

TBT: Scientific Anglers Fly Fishing Mastery Series- Episode 2

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…

NMFS Seeks Angler Input on Recreational Fishing Policy

NMFS Seeks Angler Input on Recreational Fishing Policy

Most anglers probably don’t realize that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has a policy that addresses recreational fisheries management (Recreational Policy). Most anglers have probably never even considered the issue. Now, NMFS is reaching out to saltwater anglers and the larger recreational fishing community, asking them to suggest needed changes to the Recreational Policy. LINK (via MFCN) Source link

14-Day Saltwater Fly Fishing Trip in the Caribbean

14-Day Saltwater Fly Fishing Trip in the Caribbean

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…

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 10.05.22 – Orvis News

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 10.05.22 – Orvis News

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 information you need to understand the issues and form solid opinions. 1.…

Video Pro Tips: 3 Ways to Improve your Double-Haul

Video Pro Tips: 3 Ways to Improve your Double-Haul

A crisp double-haul will open more fly angling “doors,” allowing you to cast farther and more accurately, even in windy conditions. This comes in especially handy in saltwater and stillwater fishing, when you sometimes have to make long casts straight upwind. Wisit C., host of the YouTube channel Angling Focus, has a novel but remarkably effective way of demonstrating proper…

Video: How to Tie the October Caddis Soft Hackle

Video: How to Tie the October Caddis Soft Hackle

The October caddis (genus Dicosmoecus) is one of the great fall hatches across much of the country. And after you’ve been tossing size 22 Blue-Winged Olives, Pheasant Tail Nymphs, and such, it’s always great to tie on a bigger fly. The trout feel the same way, ready for something meatier after all the hors d’oeuvres they’ve been eating. In this great…

Story: Fall Feasts | MidCurrent

Story: Fall Feasts | MidCurrent

Photo by Cathy Beck. The folks over at Fly Fisherman Magazine have been periodically posting articles written before the internet age. These stories are from some of fly fishing’s classic writers like Gary LaFontaine, Lefty Kreh, Robert Traver, Vince Marinaro, Nick Lyons, and many others. The most recent classic story posted is titled “Fall Feasts” and was written by Charles R. Meck,…