The Best Women in Fly Fishing Video We’ve Seen (so far)

Very few videos capture the skill, camaraderie, adventure, spirit, and outright fun of women fly fishing than this one that features Fly Gal, April Vokey, and many others. Enjoy.




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Superb New Fly-Fishing Magazine Launched for Women Anglers

Beyond the Fly is a brand-new fly-fishing magazine dedicated to women fly fishers. As the website version of the stellar new magazine touts: Beyond the Fly is the dream creation of female angler Jessi Kolar. While its focus is on women anglers, Jessi hopes it engages all anglers.

 


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Dog(s) of the Day – Lee and Bear

Enter the Orvis Cover Dog Photo contest for your chance to put your dog on a future cover of the The Orvis Dog Book catalog, win a $500 gift card from Orvis and help us beat canine cancer! Enter online at www.orvis.com/coverdog.

Orvis Cover Dog Contest - Lee and Bear
Lee and Bear take the plunge
Photo by Elizabeth, Missoula

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Picture of the Day: Deerfield Brown Trout

Deerfield Brown Trout

The Deerfield River, a tailwater in western Massachusetts, is known for its rainbow trout, but it produces some fine wild brown trout, as well.

photo by Phil Monahan

 

 


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Famous Deer Creek Lodge Duck Hors D’oeuvres

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Often this time of year, many of us who hunt have extra game in the freezer we need to use up. If you have any duck or pheasant in your freezer that you don't know what to do with, the Famous Deer Creek Lodge Duck & Pheasant Hors D'oeuvres are your answer. Delicious. 


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Podcast Double Feature- Five More Tips on Matching the Hatch and Progressing from Novice to Intermediate

I was out of the office for a couple of weeks, so we did not have any new episodes of the podcast to publish. Hopefully I can make it up to you with a double feature this week with two listener-requested topics.

Matching the Hatch Part 2: Five More Tips

In the fly box section this week we discuss a couple tackle maintenance items (cork grips and fly lines) and some tips on how to learn from some "old school" techniques.

In the main part of the podcast, we learn more about hatches and how to deal with them, especially on how to collect insect specimens and what to do with them once you've otained them.

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Ten Tips from Novice to intermediate fly fisher

In this week's podcast we have a great phone call from Molly with some exciting news and a tip on further refining your casting practice. For the main event, we explore the topic of moving from novice to intermediate fly fisher with some tips on how to get there.

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Catch-and-Release Tips for Bonefish

I’ll be the first to admit it, and then other fly fishermen can chime in. In the past, though I was well intentioned, I sometimes handled fish in a manner that may have reduced their chance of survival after they were released. Maybe it was because I was excited about catching an especially big fish, or perhaps it was the first of that species for me. But mostly it was. . .


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Catch-and-Release Tips for Bonefish

I’ll be the first to admit it, and then other fly fishermen can chime in. In the past, though I was well intentioned, I sometimes handled fish in a manner that may have reduced their chance of survival after they were released. Maybe it was because I was excited about catching an especially big fish, or perhaps it was the first of that species for me. But mostly it was. . .


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