Tag Archives: women in fly fishing

Guide Anita Coulton Takes Top Honors at TU Tournament

Written by: Joe Demalderis, Cross Current Guide Service and Outfitters


Anita lands another trout during her winning session on New Jersey’s South Branch of the Raritan.
Photo by Nick Romanenko

Last Saturday, New Jersey Trout Unlimited held their NJ Fly Fisherman of the Year Tournament. Each TU chapter in the statesends a representative to compete for the title. In addition to . . .

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Photos: A Silver King on a 6-weight in Belize

Written by: Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff,  Fly Fish Beavers Bend


That’s no bonefish, even though it was landed on a set up more approriate for smaller quarry.
Photo by Rob Woodruff

My husband, Orvis-endorsed guide Rob Woodruff, and I were married at El Pescador in Belize back in 2013. Since then, we have been fortunate enough to return at least twice a year on our hosted . . .

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Photos and Story: An Angler’s First Tarpon in Belize

Written by: Cynthia Harkness, Orvis Dedham (MA)


Cynthia is all smiles after achieving her dream of landing a tarpon on the fly.
Photos courtesy Cynthia Harkness

In September, I hosted a fantastic group of female anglers on a fly-fishing adventure to El Pescador, in Belize, through Orvis Travel. It was a trip of many firsts: . . .

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The Met4 Casting Divas: An Inspiring Confrontation of Stage 4 Breast Cancer


Written by: Paul Fersen

The Met4 Casting Divas. Front: Amy Feuss, Anne Woodward, Christine Rogers, Susan McCoy.
Rear: Janet Teigue, Mary Kelley, Jean Lowe, Sheila Isoke, Deanna Duncan.
Photo by Glenn Whittington/Mountain Creative

There is no real way to tell this story—and it would be a disservice to these women to do so—without stating the obvious up front. This was a Casting for Recovery retreat, the first of its kind for . . .

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Master Class Monday: How to Know When a Trout Will Take Your Fly


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

You won’t find numerous trout feeding every time you fish a trout stream, but you do run into this situation, there are ways to find the one trout that is more likely to take your fly. Dave Jensen . . .

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Master Class Monday: How to Fight Big Fish in Small Streams


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

In this great video, Amelia Jensen shows great technique for catching big trout with a fly rod in small streams. It’s not so much about what she says, as what she does that teaches so much. Notice . . .

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Master Class Monday: How to Fish the “Terrestrial Drop”


Written by: Phil Monahan

This is a great time of year to fine-tune your fly-fishing terrestrial game. In this week’s Master Class Monday, Dave and Amelia Jensen share some tips on making a realistic, subtle presentation . . .

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Video: Toe to Toe with Trout


Written by: Phil Monahan

Marty and guide Chris Taylor celebrate another rainbow trout from the San Juan.

If you think that fly fishing is a difficult sport, check out this inspirational video about a woman named Marty Loudder–an associate dean and professor of accounting at Texas A&M–who decided to . . .

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