Did you know that you can catch halibut on a fly rod in the Bay Area? How about striped bass, surf perch, sand sharks, tiger sharks, and jack smelt? Nathan Cooke of Orvis San Jose gives us. . .
This was the prize after many hours of driving and hiking. And it was worth it. All photos courtesy Frank Seifert
Deep in the Sierra Nevada of California lives a trout so rare and unique that it has become almost mystical. The fish I am referring to is the Paiute cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki seleniris). Considering my. . .
The options within a two-hour drive from San Jose will surprise you. Photo by Mark Schaller
Over the course of this spring and summer, I’ve had the great pleasure to meet hundreds of fly anglers from San Jose and the Bay Area, ranging in skills from seasoned veterans to “never picked up a fly rod in my life.” The San Francisco Bay Area is. . .