If you thought you’d seen all the tricks Hank Patterson has up his sleeve, you’re sorely mistaken. It turns out that the man is a danged entertainer, on top of being the world’s greatest. . .
Winter fishing can be mystifying for some anglers. Without regular hatches, it’s hard to know what the fish are eating, and the flies can be very small. Luckily, we have the wit and wisdom of . . .
In honor of the passing of Reese Ferguison last night, here are all the Hank Patterson videos that he appeared in, as well as “Be Well! Fish On!” A Reel Recovery Experience, about Reese’s. . .
You know, I’m not sure there’s any questions about fly fishing that Hank Patterson can’t answer. But when you do ask him a question, you might wanna make it pretty specific.
One of the amazing things about Hank Patterson is that he just never stops giving. I mean, he has already offered us countless pieces of fly-fishing wisdom and advice; how could we expect more? Yet here he is, answering questions from fans in a new segment called “What Would Hank Do?” This guy deserves a Nobel Prize.
[Editor’s note: From time to time, we like to look back at the literature of fly fishing to see how anglers viewed the sport we love. Here’s a fun passage from Charles Dudley Warner, who always wrote with a healthy dose of humor, which perhaps explains his long friendship with Mark Twain.]
Trout fishing. . .would be a more attractive pastime than it is but for the popular notion of its danger. The trout is a retiring and harmless animal, except when he is aroused and forced into a combat; and then his agility, fierceness, and vindictiveness become apparent. No one who has studied the. . .