Alaska’s Susitna River is one of the world’s biggest and healthiest wild-salmon watersheds. A controversial government plan aims to tap its hydroelectric potential via a $6 billion, . . .
As you surely know by now, we post a Friday Film Festival each week, featuring the best videos from around the world. This week, in addition to all the action-filled productions, there were. . .
Will Lillard’s (right) guiding career focuses on introducing youngsters to fly fishing and a life outdoors.
All photos courtesy Will Lillard
Will Lillard is the man behind Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions (LFFE), an adventure education company specializing in wilderness fly-fishing trips for adolescents. Check out his great post. . .
This 28-inch rainbow nearly spooled Jim, so they hopped into the boat to chase her for a quarter mile.
Photos courtesy Jim Johnston
Jim Johnston—who operates Sierra Streamside Cabins and does the Orvis Fly Fishing Report for his home water, the North Yuba in California—sent in these photos from a recent trip to the. . .
Written by: Ian Provo, The Provo Bros
Neil and our friend Cody with a nice steelhead.
My brother Neil and I just finished up another “Steelhead and Spines” journey to Southeast Alaska. For us, it’s the most important migration of the year. In the springtime, the mountains are in. . .
Written by: Dan Michels, Crystal Creek Lodge
It’s sockeye time on the Naknek River on the Alaska Peninsula.
Photo courtesy Crystal Creek Lodge
Robin Spears of Oregon shows off a magnificent sockeye salmon caught on the Naknek River near King Salmon, Alaska. The Naknek River is coming into the peak of its sockeye run, when. . .
Have you ever thought that the life of an Alaskan salmon guide is exotic and glamorous? Take a gander at this video shot at Yantarni Salmon Camp—a wilderness tent camp on the Alaska. . .
The Breach is a new feature-length documentary by fishing guide/filmmaker Mark Titus. After learning why wild-salmon populations plummeted in his native Pacific Northwest, Titus embarks. . .
The film crew landing at the Beluga Airport after an aerial tour of the proposed mine site.
Photo by Paul Moinester
There are few places left in the United States as pristine and untouched as Alaska’s Chuitna Watershed. Nestled between the Cook Inlet and the rugged Tordrillo Mountain Range, the Chuitna is an iconic Alaskan wilderness teeming with pools of wild Pacific salmon and oversize. . .
Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions
Matthew Owen (right) spent his summer guiding clients in Alaska, fulfilling his dream.
Photo courtesy Matthew Owen
At the age of 17, Matthew Owen became one of the youngest to receive Orvis’s “Trout Bum of the Week” honors. The story of how his obsession with fly fishing helped him persevere through. . .