Although the Swiss Alps are a long way from the native range of the brook trout, the streams that flow from the mountains offer perfect habitat for Salvelinus fontinalis. According to Nick Karas . . .
Written by: Sam Orvis, Manufacturing Engineer at the Orvis Rod Shop
The iconic Matterhorn loomed in the distance as Sam and Katy landed four species of fish.
Photo by Katy Orvis
A couple weeks ago, my wife, Katy, and I fished high in the Swiss Alps with a guide named Kirk who runs Fly Fish Zermatt. When Kirk first discovered that there was a healthy population of trout in . . .
Our ex-pat friend Oliver Streuli, who writes The International Hobbyist blog, made this cool video about chasing brook trout in tiny streams and ponds in the Swiss Alps. The scenery is . . .
Written by: Oliver Streuli, Firebelly
Two scouting trips showed the author what great angling opportunites are available to those willing to hike.All photos by Oliver Streuli, except where noted
A little over a year ago, I was standing in Lava Creek in Yellowstone National Park, casting a tattered Royal Wulff to eager brook trout with my Superfine Glass 3-weight. I did a ton of. . .