Welcome to a new edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love. This week, we’re serving up ten new questions about famous rivers, fly . . .
About four years ago, Capt. David Mangum was accompanying his crafts-obsessed six-year-old daughter on their weekly trip to the local Michael’s store, when something caught his eye. The Squirmle is a tapered-chenille “magical pet,” with two eyes glued . . .
Fishing slow and low in the spring sometimes produces the biggest fish of the year. Photo by Drew Price
I always mistrust fly fishers who mouth the platitude, “I don’t care if I catch any fish or not; it’s just nice to get out there.” Sure. Then why don’t you leave the rod home and save yourself the . . .
Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). A tool for decision making, the Draft EIS describes positive and negative environmental effects of Pebble’s current proposal, lists four alternative actions . . .
Walter Foster has been painting and drawing since he was a young kid growing up in a small town in Vermont, where he explored the small streams around his home, catching wild trout. Foster started his fly fishing career with Orvis in . . .
In the latest great fly-tying video from Tightline Productions, Tim Flagler ties an imitation of the Baetis nymphs that he finds in his local stream, the South Branch of the Raritan River in New Jersey. This pattern is meant to sink . . .
Last week, Tim covered UV-cure resins, and here he focuses on the older technology of epoxy resins. As Tim notes, many tiers prefer epoxy resins because they are cheaper and result in an almost indestructible coating. As usual, . . .
Ben Sittig, a guide from Colorado, has been a busy beaver of late, making funny how-to fly-fishing videos under the name Huge Fly Fisherman. His sardonic wit and goofy antics don't get in the way of the good information he's passing on, though. His . . .
I have a confession to make: I write these articles to self-medicate. I share all the mistakes and troubles I have on the water to provide countless examples of what I hope is our collective suffering. One recent experience . . .
News that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released its Draft Environmental Impact Statement relating to the proposed Pebble Mine raises the important question "Why are we so opposed to the plan?" In a great article from Save Bristol Bay . . .