Doctor Hays casts one of his Leonard bamboo rods–left to him by his father–on Maine’s Rapid River.
Photos by Sandy Hays
Although I had been a fisherman since early childhood, I didn’t learn to fly-fish until I was in graduate school at the University of New Hampshire. My older brother, Brian, lived nearby, . . .
Jeff LaBree out on the water during the Maine summer.
Photo courtesy Jeff LeBree
A number of listeners have been asking for a show about landlocked Atlantic salmon, and for that I can think of no one better than a native Mainer. Jeff LeBree has been fishing for “landlocks” in his native state for over 50 years, and for 17 of those . . .
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 . . .
That’s a trophy fish anywhere in the world, but it came from New Hampshire’s Connecticut River.
Photo courtesy Lopstick Outfitters
Greg Inglis—who guides at Lopstick Outfitters in Pittsburg, New Hampshire—sent in this photo of a serious slab he caught while stripping streamers below Murphy Dam, on the Upper. . .
The fertile waters of the Upper Connecticut River produce some fine brook trout.
Photos courtesy Bill Bernhardt
Bill Bernhardt is head guide at Lopstick Lodge Outfitters in Pittsburg, New Hampshire, and he has fished in the Granite State most of his life. However, he has also guided in Chile and cast flies . . .
Oh, man. Check out this stunning video from the backcountry of western Labrador, where they grow big fish of all kinds—brook trout, landlocked salmon, lake trout, and pike. Based on. . .
Sometime, I run across a video that has few of the attributes I look forhigh production values, huge fish, exotic locationsbut still manages to hold my attention through sheer charm. This. . .
This 6.5-pound landlocked salmon has been feeding heavily on something, based on that gut.
Photos courtesy Riverkeep Lodge
Steve Murray, owner of Riverkeep Lodge on the Atikonak River n remote Labrador, sent in these great photos of his son, Stephen Murray Jr., showing off some sweet landlocked salmon. Longtime blog readers may. . .
When we were hanging out in Montana last month, Fred Campbell of Hooké told me about the cool trip he was planning to the Laurentides region of Quebec to catch ouananiche, or. . .
Greg Miller reeled in this world-record-caliber landlocked salmon in northern Michigan.Photo courtesy Greg Miller
The Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is revered for its sporting qualities, especially its propensity for going airborne when hooked—earning it the nickname “The Leaper.” Although the landlocked members of the species are generally much. . .