Chironomid Patterns You Need

I had the chance to put together a story about chironomid fly patterns for the folks over at Ventures Fly Co. These are some of my favorite chironomids that I think every fly angler should have in their box. Read the story here. The post Chironomid Patterns You Need appeared first on MidCurrent. Read more:

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Salmon Firm Flying Fish in Private Plane

As the popularity of salmon on dinner plates rises, companies are taking different approaches to getting fish to consumers. One company, Bakkafrost, bought a Boeing 757 to fly farmed salmon from the Faroe Isles to New Jersey. This is yet another example of the detrimental effect fish farming has on both wild fish populations and […]

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Dylan Tomine to Visit Sun Valley

Dylan Tomine, author of the new book Headwaters, is visiting the Community Library in Sun Valley, Idaho, on June 23 at 7:00 p.m., to discuss his book and all things fly fishing. Tomine is currently touring through the Mountain West with his book. You can get details on the Sun Valley event here, and other readings here. […]

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Tying Tuesday: Tak’s Crystal Chironomid

This week’s Tying Tuesday video comes to us from Anglers All on YouTube. It’s a tutorial on tying a fun chironomid pattern that should be a fantastic choice for anglers up in the high country. The post Tying Tuesday: Tak’s Crystal Chironomid appeared first on MidCurrent. Read more:

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Bajio Launches New Base-8 Frames

Bajio, makers of some of the best fishing sunglasses on the market, recently announced the release of four new frames for summer 2022. The frames are 8-base unisex and sport a number of new features, including: Full-wrap design, wide temples Vented side shields that reduce glare off the water and overall light intrusion without fogging […]

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Electricity Restored to Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park is working hard to reopen following the massive floods earlier this week. Electricity has been restored to the park, making it one step closer to reopening, which park officials says should happen sometime next week. Damage to the north part of the park is still being assessed, although that area will be […]

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Podcast: Improve Your Nymph Fishing

Tom Rosenbauer sat down with Ben Sittig to talk about how to improve your nymph fishing by ditching bobbers. It’s a great chat, and you can listen to the show here. The post Podcast: Improve Your Nymph Fishing appeared first on MidCurrent. Read more:

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Lahontan Cutthroat Stocked in Lake Tahoe

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the stocking of 100,000 Lahontan cutthroat into Lake Tahoe this summer. The stocking of these fish into Lake Tahoe could theoretically create another bastion of genetically pure fish, although there’s risk of hybridization with the rainbow trout currently inhabiting the lake. You can read more about the […]

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Colorado Fishery Wiped Out After Mudslide

The entire Poudre River fishery downstream from Black Hollow Creek was lost due to a mudslide. A fish hatchery was also severely impacted. The mudslide happened after the Cameron Peak Wildfire torched the area, removing the brush that normally retains sediment during rainstorms. The Poudre River from Black Hollow Creek to Stove Prairie Station is […]

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Historic Flooding Closes Yellowstone

Historic flooding along the Yellowstone River basin has closed portions Yellowstone National Park indefinitely. The entire park is tentatively closed until June 19, which is what park officials say is the earliest date the southern end of Yellowstone might open. Entire portions of the road between Mammoth Hot Springs – located in the northern end […]

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