Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions
Will Yantis refused to give up on his dream of landing a huge Maine brook trout.Photo courtesy Will Lillard
When Will Yantis signed up for the 2018 Maine Teen Fly-Fishing Expedition (his fourth trip with us), he had one thing on his mind: redemption for the brook trout of a lifetime he had lost on the same . . .
Aimee Bartee with a beautiful Maine brookie. The fish in Labrador will be even bigger.
Photo by Chase Bartee
Regular readers of this blog know (and probably love) the work of Tight Loops, the husband-wife team of Chase and Aimee Bartee, whose videos have been appearing here for the past three . . .
Written by: Bill Walak
There aren’t too many places left in the U.S. where you can catch natives of this size.
Photos by Bill Walak
Maine and an Orvis Superfine Glass 5-weight. This is what dreams are made of. Maine is one of America’s last strongholds for native Eastern brook trout, and to see these fish reach this size is . . .
Young Sam Marjerison is a student filmmaker from Yarmouth, Maine, who has launched his own media site to highlight his outdoors adventures. His latest video focuses on a killer day of fly fishing . . .
Written by: Ken Kalil, Kalil’s Upstate Outfitters
Ken Kalil ties on a favorite pattern while fall fly fishing on his home waters in Upstate New York.
Photo courtesy Ken Kalil
When you mention you live in New York, many out-of-staters immediately picture New York City. But five hours north, in a state park four times the size of Yellowstone, nothing could be further from . . .
Here’s an absolutely beautiful film by David Cowardin, of Blue Forest Films, about an expedition to discover new water and big, wild brook trout in northern Minnesota. Three anglers in personal . . .
Written by: Connor Tapscott
The native brookies of the Blue Ridge Mountains are colorful and feisty.
Photos by Connor Tapscott
We strapped our gear to our packs, in preparation for the lengthy descent down an unmarked mountainside in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Sliding and stumbling down the . . .
Kim Bryant has done many different jobs in the fly-fishing industry: she’s been a shop rat at Concord Outfitters in Massachusetts; a guide at New York’s Ausable Club and Wyoming’s. . .
This native Laurel Highlands brook trout was lit up with color.
Photos by Vincent Piasecke
Back in October, reader Vincent Piasecke sent us a batch of great photos from the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania, and it turns out that his winter fishing has been pretty good, too. . . .
Bill Spicer, host of “The New Fly Fisher,” with a monster Labrador brookie.
Photo courtesy The New Fly Fisher
The Canadian anglers at The New Fly Fisher know a thing or two about big brook trout, having spent much time fishing in northern Quebec, Labrador, and Newfoundland. This experience informs . . .