Wednesday Wake-Up Call 2.8.23

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final determination under the Clean Water Act 404(c) that prohibits mine waste from being disposed of in the rivers and wetlands in and near the Pebble deposit. This is a huge victory . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Tungsten Rainbow Dart

In the latest great fly-tying video from Tightline Productions, Tim Flagler shows you how to tie a fly that’s a mash-up of three great Lance Egan patters: The Rainbow Warrior, Tungsten Surveyor, and Red Dart. The idea is to . . .

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Where to Find Great Lakes Steelhead during Winter

Winter can be one of the most productive times to pursue Great Lakes steelhead, as they begin to emerge from the depths and enter rivers in preparation for the spring spawn. Because these fish are seeking to expend minimal. . .

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Video: How to Make an Oversize Soft Hackle Work

If you’re tying small Soft Hackle patterns, but the feathers you have are too large, don’t despair. Here’s a great trick for making those oversize soft hackles work by tying them in differently. Tim Shows you how to tie in at the middle of the hook shank and . . .

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3 Tips for Better Redfish Trips

Redfish are one of my favorite species to catch on fly, but their uniquely unpredictable behavior can sometimes frustrate newer anglers who aren’t yet accustomed to their quirks. So here are 3 quick and relatively easy tips. . .

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Breaking: The EPA Blocks Pebble Mine Development!

Today–after 13 years, 7 public input periods, and more than 4 million comments of support–the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final determination under the Clean Water Act 404(c) that prohibits mine waste from being disposed of in . . .

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