Written by: Mike Canady of Ellensburg Angler
The rainbow trout of the Yakima just love the Pat’s Stone.
Photo by Mike Canady
Meet the Pat’s Stonefly (a.k.a. Pat’s Rubberlegs, Pat’s Stone, or just Pat’s). But it’s not just a Pat’s Stonefly; it’s my go-to confidence fly. It’s a key factor in any success I have when fishing, even. . .
A native Vermont brook trout caught from a stream flowing out of the Green Mountains.
Photo by Phil Monahan
The first brook trout I ever saw was about three inches long, little bigger than a baitfish really. But the memory of that vision—of that glittering flash of color and light—remains sharply etched in my . . .
Written by: Josh Diller
Fly fishing has led Josh Diller far away from the self-destructive path he was on.
Photo by John Bundy
I grew up on a farm in the rolling hills of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and I enjoyed fishing, hunting, and roaming the fields when I was younger. As I got older, however, I fell into the. . .
Although meteorological summer doesn’t end for another three weeks, the kids are heading back to school, summer hours at work are nearly over, and the nights are growing increasingly crisp. It’s a time to . . .
The end of summer can be bittersweet for anglers, so to ensure that we make the most of the late season, we launched the “20 Days in September” Photo Contest back in 2015. The contest has grown every year, and participants have . . .
What a glorious pose. . .Hey! That’s MY fish!Photo by Brandon Kalpin
I received this great photo and story from blog reader Brandon Kalpin of Altadena, California: . . .
Written by: Darcy Toner and Timbre Pringle, Faceless Fly Fishing Media
A fish portrait, rather than a grip-and-grin, is better for the fish and makes for a more interesting image..
All photos by Faceless Fly Fishing
How would your fish want its photo taken? Because a fish is an aquatic creature, one would assume that it would want to stay in the water. Many fishermen, including me, are inclined to take a quick . . .
Before you embark on a backpacking trip into an area that does not have a maintained trail and goes through acres and acres of downed trees, you need to be mentally prepared for what you are asking your body to . . .
A couple weeks ago, we asked you to post your best photos of dads outdoors on Facebook and Instagram for a chance to win one of three great fly rods: a Helios 3, a Recon, or a Clearwater model. We received many great images, . . .
Father’s Day is fast approaching, so we’re celebrating dads in the outdoors with our annual photo contest on Instagram and Facebook. If you’ve got a great image of a dad enjoying the outdoors—fishing, hiking, hunting, . . .