Podcast: Chasing White Bass, with Jim Weatherwax

Tired of crowded trout streams? Looking for a new fish to catch that will give you a tussle and challenge your skills? Look no further than the white bass, which is a common fish in many parts of the US, from the Great Lakes to . . .

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Take a Classic Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 01.09.20

Welcome to another edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love. This week, we’ve got a classic selection of 10 questions about famous angling rivers, fly designers, fish species, and Tom Rosenbauer’s … Continue reading “Take a Classic Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 01.09.20”

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Video: Stillwater Rainbow Buffet

In the sixth installment of the “Buffet Series” from Gilbert Rowley and Phil Tuttle, they fish a gorgeous lake in southern Utah for spectacular rainbow trout. Some underwater inspection shows that leeches and cranefly larvae are on the menu, and . . .

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Pro Tips: Rethink Your Nymphing Approach

Written by: George Daniel


Just because you can’t see the fish refusing your nymph doesn’t mean they aren’t there.
Photo by George Daniel

While watching Horton Hears a Who with my kid, I was reminded of the difference in tactical approach between a nympher blindly fishing a run and a dry-fly angler targeting a rising fish. In the latter situation, the angler can see a target, but the . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 01.08.20

Last month, CNN discovered that Dunleavy had been working closely with the Pebble Partnership, going so far as having the mining company ghost-write emails and provide talking points to convince the President and the EPA to change . . .

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Classic Essay: Fly Fishing, Mindfulness, and the Art of Letting Go

Fly fishing and mindfulness practice can go hand-in-hand, allowing you to experience the moment completely.
All photos by Bob Zingaro
In 1855, physician and avid fly fisherman James A. Henshall, MD, said, “Fly fisherman are usually brain workers in society. Along the banks of purling streams, they have ever been found, . . .

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Video: Top Five Flies for January 2020, Euro-Nymphing Edition

In this month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Ivan Orsic and Russell Miller–Fly Fishing Team USA competitive angler and Director of Marketing at Umpqua–talk tight-line nymphing and fly choice. There’s also some cool footage from . . .

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Orvis Dog-Training Tips, Episode 6: How to Use Cues

Here’s another episode in our new series of dog-training videos–featuring Ronnie Smith and Susanna Love of Ronnie Smith Kennels. The Smith family is legendary in the dog-training world. Ronnie’s uncle is the bird-dog legend Delmar Smith, recognized as the founder of the Smith Training Method and a Field Trial Hall of Fame inductee. Ronnie has been … Continue reading “Orvis Dog-Training Tips, Episode 6: How to Use Cues”

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Video: Top 5 Tips for Great Lakes Steelhead

Do you want to catch more Great Lakes steelhead? The folks at Mad River Outfitters, in Columbus, Ohio, are here to help. Guide Josh McQueen breaks down his top five steelheading tips–from proper presentation, to dressing appropriately to being . . .

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