Written by: Alberto Rey This unusual perspective on a steelhead is all about the spots. Photo by Alberto Rey I had a good friend come down from Vermont last weekend. He had turned me on to fly fishing a long time ago, and I took the day off from guiding so we could spend some time
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We live for those intimate moments. The obvious point in saying that is the intimacy of some of the video we share. The subtle part of the statement is the word moments. You don't just. . .
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During the spawn, kokanees develop the classic sockeye hump, green head, and kype.
The landlocked version of the sockeye salmon, the kokanee (pronounced coke-a-nee
) spends its entire life in fresh water. Instead of migrating to the ocean, adult kokanees inhabit large. . .Read More »
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Nancy McNamara reveling in her fly fishing experience
Photo by Casting for Recovery
Each participant at every Casting for Recovery
retreat has a story to tell. They are stories both happy and sad, but always there is triumph. The joy of mastering something new, accomplishing a task you thought was beyond you, connecting with people who know precisely what you are going through, having a few days to escape - relax - laugh - grow.
Nancy McNamara, pictured above, was one such participant. Look at the sheer joy on her face! Nancy attended a CfR retreat in the Houston area last April....Read More »
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The 2nd Annual Orvis Film Fest—which capped off the 2014 Down the Hatch Fishing Festival in Missoula, Montana—closed with this video, which brought down the house. The video. . .Read More »
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Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips
You don't have to cast as well as the late, great instructor Bill Cairns
. . .but it sure wouldn't hurt.
A year has ended and a new one begins. Like most people, I look back and reflect on what the previous year has taught me or what insights I might have gleaned from all my time guiding. . . .Read More »
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Look at the belly on that slob! That'll put a serious bend in your 4-weight.
Photo by Will Taylor
Will Taylor—guide and owner of The Fly Shop Company
of Blue Ridge, Georgia—sent in this photo of client Chris Czeschin with a monster rainbow caught on a 4-weight old-school Helios while. . .Read More »
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In this week's great fly-tying video from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions
, Tim says that he read somewhere that the Shop Vac was the creation of famed West Yellowstone fly-shop owner. . .Read More »
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The winter issue of the online magazine H2O
—which is printed in both English and Italian—offers some great photos and articles about angling destinations as diverse as Kamchatka, Belize, . . .Read More »
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Oliver Edwards is a big-name fly fisherman in England, and his fly patterns are popular worldwide. In this video, he talks about what it takes to be stealthy when you are on a stream with very. . .
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