We have posted before about the organization Sisters on the Fly, an adventure club for women who travel by towing vintage trailers and enjoying all that the outdoors have to offer, including fly fishing. As their website attests: “It is all about the participating in outdoor adventures with. . .
Since the brown trout we featured earlier today was taken on a Psycho Prince Nymph, I figured we oughta check the pattern out. Californian Mike Mercer is one of the more prolific fly tiers in the country, and he has an astounding 42 patterns listed with. . .
Written by: Mark Schaller, Orvis San Jose
Fellow Orvis sales associate Jack Golan and I ventured out of the shop last week to scout a new section of water, which we suspected, might hold some big trout. We had picked up some nice fish on a smaller, more easily accessed part of this river earlier in the year and hoped the more. . .
One of my favorite fishing holes in Yellowstone National Park is just below the attraction called Mud Volcano, where the Yellowstone River flows over a ledge of volcanic rock into a very deep pool. (I don’t feel like I’m giving any secrets away here, since the stretch of river is so popular.) When blue-winged olives are hatching, huge cutthroats come to the surface to feed at the center of the pool, but because the pool is so large and so deep at the edges, there’s no way to cast to these fish from the bank or from. . .
Written by Ryan Newman, Rocky Mountain Outfitters
Hooking up on a double is always exciting, but it can be nerve-racking for a guide. You suddenly have to make a lot of calculations that will determine what you do first. Whose fish is closer to being landed? Who really needs to land the fish more? Do I have enough time to land the first fish and. . .
Here’s a very cool season wrap-up from photographer, filmmaker, and professional fisherman Capt. Owen Osborne. There’s a lot going on here, including some drag racing and surfing, but the end result has a very cool energy.