UPDATE: Pebble Mine Rears Its Ugly Head Again

The past couple weeks have been full of important developments in the fight to stop the proposed Pebble Mine, which would endanger important, pristine wildlife habitat in Alaska’s Bristol Bay. Especially threatened would be the world largest wild-sockeye-salmon run, which depends on clean water and undisturbed streams in the region. Here’s a rundown of recent … Continue reading “UPDATE: Pebble Mine Rears Its Ugly Head Again”

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Classic Video: Dead Flies Don’t Swim

Here’s a great classic video from John Arnold of Scumliner Media. It features Mark Raisler, of Headhunters Fly Shop, talking about the massive Trico hatches on the Missouri River and what it takes to catch fish then. Lots of trout coming to. . .

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Video: How to Tie a Yellow Humpy

The Humpy is one of those classic patterns that’s been around so long that there are several different stories of its origin, but most credit tier Jack Horner, who created the attractor pattern in the early 1940s for the tumbling . . .

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Book Excerpt: “One Cast Annie,” by Bob White

When I was a young guide in Alaska, it was unusual to fish with a woman, particularly one who visited the lodge by herself or with a female friend. Whenever I had the opportunity to do so, however, I always learned a lot. . . .

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Video: How to Use Clamps While Fly Tying

One of the hallmarks of Tim’s tying process is that he’s always looking for ways to make tying easier, more efficient, and less frustrating, and he often finds novel ways of achieving these goals. Here, he shows you how to use . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Take Better Fish Portraits

Written by: Darcy Toner and Timbre Pringle, Faceless Fly Fishing Media

A fish portrait, rather than a grip-and-grin, is better for the fish and makes for a more interesting image..
All photos by Faceless Fly Fishing

How would your fish want its photo taken? Because a fish is an aquatic creature, one would assume that it would want to stay in the water. Many fishermen, including me, are inclined to take a quick . . .

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