We've come to expect fantastic productions from Fred Campbell of Hooké
, so it should be no surprise that his day-job company, Fokus Outdoor
, can also create inspiring videos in nature. There's some fly fishing here, but you'd be hard-pressed to call it a. . .
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"Ghost," Colored pencil, 2014
by Travis Sylvester
Look closely at the image of the trout in a net above. Can you guess the artist’s medium? It’s hard to believe that Travis Sylvester can create such a realistic portrait using just colored pencils, but that’s been his artistic weapon of choice since. . .Read More »
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When English riverkeeper Frank Sawyer first tied his Pheasant Tail Nymph more than 60 years ago, he surely didn't envision this kind of development. The advent of chemically sharpened barbless jig hooks, which gained popularity in European competition angling, allows tiers to. . .
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Written by: Capt. Duber Winters, Store Manager, Orvis Woodbridge (VA)
Orvis Woodbridge store manager Duber Winters shows off a fine Yellowstone cutthroat.
All photos courtesy Duber Winters
Here are some pics from our store-hosted trip to Hubbard’s Yellowstone Lodge
in Montana's Paradise Valley. The weather and fishing were awesome, and our guests are all excited for a return trip to. . .Read More »
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Spencer Higa, head guide at Falcon's Ledge, shows off a fine bull trout he caught last
summer while fishing for Westslope cutthroats in Canada.Photo by Cortney Boice
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Arctic Silver is a start-up company in Norway, trying to break into the fly-fishing industry with what they say is a completely new kind of fly rod. I haven't tried it, so I have no opinion on this new technology or its utility. But I do have an opinion on this video, which is. . .Read More »
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The Fall 2014 issue of Montana Fly Fishing
, an online magazine about Big Sky Country, offers some great photography and other good stuff. For those of you who like throwing sculpin patterns, the feature on Chuck Stranahan's version of this darting baitfish will be especially. . .Read More »
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Written by: Bill Cairns
Bill Cairns was a pioneer in fly-fishing instruction and a Master Caster.
It used to be that most new fishermen were gradually introduced to the sport of fly fishing by a family member or friend who had a fishing background, and various rules of behavior would be acquired over time and adhered to as a. . .Read More »
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Merrill Tode and her Dad, Keith, proudly display her first trout.
Photo by Keith Tode
At an age when most little girls are obsessing about Disney princesses, Merrill Tode, age 8, is more interested in fly fishing. Her fascination began when she was around two or . . .Read More »
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Written by: Tommy Lynch, The Fish Whisperer
Guide Tommy Lynch shows off a beast of a brown trout that fell for his D&D pattern.
Photo courtesy Tommy Lynch
When I was a kid, I always caught my biggest trout of the year on Rapala lures, which do such a great job mimicking baitfish. In many ways, when I am fishing and tying streamers, I am trying to recreate the attractive swimming motion of those lures, giving. . .
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