Salmon & Trout Victory: Major Breakthrough on Phosphate


The UK’s lovely River Itchen
Photo by Salmon & Trout Association

We were delighted to learn from our friends and colleagues in the UK that, thanks in no small part to the work of the Salmon & Trout Association (S&TA) and Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (HIWWT), for the first time ever, the UK’s Environment Agency (EA) has decided to limit phosphate discharges into the legendary River Itchen. This is an important step…

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2014 Orvis-Endorsed Awards!

For more than twenty years, the Orvis Company has been recognizing excellence in sporting experiences through its Endorsed Lodges, Outfitters, and Guides Program. Each year representatives from each of these categories are nominated and ultimately one is chosen for the best of the year. These awards are based on. . .

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Great Festivals This Weekend on Both Coasts!

This is a great weekend for fly fishers in the mid-Atlantic and southern California. On the East Coast, the Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival kicks off on Saturday in Waynesboro, Virginia. More than 50 onsite exhibitors will have. . .

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2014 Montana Fishing Season Forecast

Compiled and Written by: Montana Angler Fly Fishing


The Madison River near Palisades is a great summer stretch for brown trout.
Photo by Phil Monahan

We are now into April, and our snowpack across Montana is healthy and above average. For those of you who were out here three seasons ago when we had the record-breaking high water year, we aren’t expecting anything like. . .

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Diddy’s Retro Hat Now Available!


Trout? What trout? Check out that lid!
Photo by Jim Logan

Last month, when we featured the above photo of Orvis rod designer Shawn “Diddy” Combs with a fine brown trout to illustrate a how-to article, several. . .

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Check out the Nominees for the 2014 Orvis Endorsed Awards!


Recent Trout Bum of the Week Tim Linehan of Troy, Montana, was 2013 Fly-Fishing Guide of the Year.

For more than twenty years, the Orvis Company has been recognizing excellence in sporting experiences through its Endorsed Lodges, Outfitters, and Guides (ELOG) program. The winners of this year’s awards will be. . .

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