Proud father Martin Turek sent in these photos, along with the story behind them:
My daughter Lena caught this sucker on the Manistee River (below Tippy Dam) while trying for the brown trout that where in position to steal some eggs. She was using my new. . .
Last week, we posted a great photo of Michelle Woo Bowman (Conway's wife and a fine angler in her own right) fighting a juvenile tarpon from her standup paddleboard in Mexico. Today, we got access to the whole series of shots from that day. I've never actually been on an SUP, but after seeing these images and the ones from Chris Lewis from earlier in the week, I'm convinced that this is a pretty cool way to. . .
That is a whole lot of wild brown trout to take on a dry fly. photo by photo by Jeremy KehreinAs demonstrated by Sam Brown's beautiful trout we featured last week, the Hendricksons are happening on the Battenkill here in southwestern Vermont. Christine Penn—Merchandise Coordinator and Analyst for Orvis Rod and Tackle—has been putting in her time on the water, and here are the spoils of her efforts. She took the fish below. . .
You know you're dealing with a touchy subject when you have to begin with a disclaimer, but here goes: this post is not about gender. The points made here apply equally to men and women when the roles are reversed. I know several couples in which it is the female who is the passionate angler. The power dynamics are somewhat different, but the same rules apply. Okay, now that that's out of the way. . .
Here's a question I've heard a lot over the years: Is it a good idea to teach your spouse how to fly fish? In most cases, it's a man wondering about his wife, but I know couples in which the wife is the hardcore angler, as well.