The trout were hungry that day my friends. Each Memorial Day Weekend my father, and my brother and I with our two oldest boys go in search of brook trout . . .
Written by: Michael Doty
Merrill Tode and her Dad, Keith, proudly display her first trout. (See their story here
Photo by Keith Tode
[Michael Doty posted this story to the Orvis Facebook page out of the blue, and I enjoyed it so much that I asked if we could post it here. I’m sure you’ll find it as rewarding as I did.]
Sometimes you see angels in the strangest places. It was April 4, 2015, and I had gotten onto the North Mills River in North Carolina about mid-morning, along with several hundred other. . .
Aubrey is all smiles and looks like a pro the way she’s holding that cutty.
Photos courtesy Glacier Anglers
Fly-fishing literature is rife with tales of fathers and sons, but that’s not the only parent-child option. Darwon Stoneman of Glacier Anglers in West Glacier, Montana, sent in these great photos of. . .
Young Pippa—daughter of Simon Perkins, Senior Manager of Orvis Adventures and Hunting, and his wife, Els Van Woert—has already been featured on this blog. Born into a sporting family, . . .
Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions
Fifteen-year-old Anders Croone has been fly fishing for less than a year, but I think he’s got the hang of it.
Photo courtesy Anders Croone
Will Lillard, of Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions, sent in this great picture of one of his recent students, who has certainly taken to the sport in a big way. According to Will, . . .
I got a great comment from a young man named Sam Mothner, pointing me to a video that he and his friends had posted on Youtube. Regular readers of the blog know that few things get us. . .
Written by: Charlie Parr, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions
Ethan caught this glorious cutthroat on a Stimulator.
All photos by Charlie Parr
The snow-capped, 14,000 foot mountains and high alpine valleys of the West Elk Mountains surround the tiny mountain town of Crested Butte, Colorado, and provided the backdrop for a Lillard Fly Fishing expedition for a group of. . .
Regular readers of this blog know how much I love to see the young’uns get passionate about fly fishing, and the teens behind WildFly Productions really fit the bill. Check out their year-end. . .
Will Lillard’s (right) guiding career focuses on introducing youngsters to fly fishing and a life outdoors.
All photos courtesy Will Lillard
Will Lillard is the man behind Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions (LFFE), an adventure education company specializing in wilderness fly-fishing trips for adolescents. Check out his great post. . .
Young Maxine shocked many casters with her performance.Photo by Kris Korich via blog.sfgate.com
Before last week, young Maxine McCormick was virtually unknown outside the Bay Area casting community that she has grown up. But when reports of her performance at the U.S. National. . .