Video: The Dragon Valley of Upper Bavaria

Although we fish for “German browns” in this country all the time, you rarely hear of folks heading to the native land of these trout to go fishing. But as this video shows, the Bavarian Alps–along the . . .

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Photos of the Day: Big Grayling in the Alaskan Bush

Written by: Duane Reading


These gorgeous Alaskan natives rose readily to a well-presented Griffith's Gnat.
Photos courtesy Rouse Fly Fishing

Anthony and his son, Daniel, enjoyed a remarkable day in Alaska catching grayling on Griffith's Gnats. After landing on Kijik Lake, in Lake Clark National Park and preserve, the group . . .

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Photos: A Multi-Species Trip into the Colorado High Country


The payoff for long, hard hikes into the rockies can be glorious, colorful cutthroats.
All photos courtesy Jon Hill

Last week, we made a four-day trip into the Rocky Mountains and did quite a bit of hiking and fishing. Tom, Shawn, Carper, and I hiked and bushwhacked into multiple lakes in a section. . .

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Trip Report and Photos: A Second Chance in Slovenia

Written by: Oliver Streuli, The International Hobbyist


The author's first marble trout was the whole reason for the return to Slovenia.
Photos courtesy Oliver Streuli

It's hard to believe how quickly time passes, but for our 7th annual fishing trip this year, Mark and I decided to revisit Slovenia. We had a great time last year, but we wanted another chance at. . .

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Video: The Emerald Kingdom of Slovenia

Here's a gorgeous video from the traveling anglers of Spain's O2Natos, in which they fish several rivers and streams in the Soča Valley of western Slovenia. (It's pronounced sō-cha.) In the. . .

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Photos: Married on the San River

It's hard to think of a more beautiful setting for a wedding kiss. Photos by Chris Wojtoń
Last month, we posted a great set of photos from a fly-fishing wedding up north. (See "An Alaska Wedding to Remember.") Interestingly, we had seen photos from another fly-fishing wedding, . . .

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Classic Photo Essay: An Expedition into Colorado’s West Elk Mountains

Written by: Charlie Parr, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions

Ethan caught this glorious cutthroat on a Stimulator. All photos by Charlie Parr
The snow-capped, 14,000 foot mountains and high alpine valleys of the West Elk Mountains surround the tiny mountain town of Crested Butte, Colorado, and provided the backdrop for a Lillard Fly Fishing expedition for a group of. . .

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Photos: The Stunning Colors of High-Country Grayling

Their relative rarity in the Lower Forty-Eight make grayling a bucket-list species for many anglers. Photos by Bryan Eldredge
Utah guide Brian Eldredge, a former Trout Bum of the Week who works atFalcon’s Ledge, sent in these gorgeous photos of mountain grayling. The brilliant colors in the fins seem surreal, and. . .

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