A buddy of mine attended several fall boat shows, and after a pretty good search he just texted me a picture of his new vessel.
Tom shows off a fine Bitterrot brown trout with guide John Herzer of Blackfoot River Outfitters.Photo courtesy Blackfoot River Outfitters
This week, the main event is a chat with John Herzer, owner of Blackfoot River Outfitters
and one of the savviest anglers and guides I know. John talks about late-fall and winter fishing in the. . .Read More »
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Here's the second episode of the great new series "The Bank," from our friends Dave and Amelia Jensen, of Jensen Fly Fishing. (We posted Episode 1 last week.) In this video, they are at the. . .
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Written by: Peter Nardini, American Museum of Fly Fishing
One of the first saltwater bucktails, the Gibbs Special is forefather of many modern striper flies.
Photo courtesy AMFF
One for the Salt: Harold Gibbs Striper Bucktail
Harold Gibbs is considered the father of modern striper fishing in the Northeast. Originated in the 1940s, the Gibbs Bucktail (above) was one of the first attempts at suggesting a specific forage. . .
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This week's video from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions
isn't really about a single fly pattern, but about a style of fly that he calls "tuft and tail." These are mostly simple emerger patterns. . .Read More »
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Fish like this are why Mr. G has been coming back for more than two decades.
Photos courtesy Wollaston Lake Lodge
Mike Lembke of Wollaston Lake Lodge
in Saskatchewan sent in three photos of lodge guest Gerry Graunke, or "Mr. G.," who has been making the trip to the lodge for 22 years. The three fish. . .Read More »
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The Orvis Home Office in Sunderland, VT
Do you dream of finding a great job in the fly-fishing industry? If you read this blog regularly, you're probably already aware of what a great place Orvis is to work—from the beautiful office. . .Read More »
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Here's the latest killer saltwater video from our old pal Dan Decibel, about chasing baby tarpon on the fly in Florida. This was Dan's winning submission in the 2015 Poonfecta Film Festival, and. . .Read More »
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Written by: PJ Daley, Savage River Angler
That's a pretty good selfie with the day's best trout.
Photos by PJ Daley
The fishing was spectacular during late August here in Western Maryland. The paper mill was still not releasing any effluent, and the fish were on a feeding streak with their newly acquired. . .Read More »
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Tom gets it done with a short line and a nymph.Photo courtesy howtoflyfish.orvis.com/em>
We all wish we could fish dry flies or strip streamers this time of year, but the reality is that, day in and day out, nymph fishing is the most reliable way to catch trout. How you choose to. . .Read More »
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