Find Your Snowbird Fishing Retreat

If you’re sick of fly fishing in winter – or not, depending on where you live – then this recent story from Chris Hunt is for you. In it, Hunt details how you can find the perfect snowbird fishing retreat to help you through the shortest days of the year. You can read the story […]

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Asking the Right Questions

Dom Swentosky, over at Troutbitten, put this great piece together on a topic I’ve discussed at length with new and veteran anglers alike. Are we, as anglers, asking the right questions in order to help us be more productive while on the water? It’s a fascinating question, and Dom covers this topic extremely well. You can […]

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2022 State of Dam Removal in U.S.

American Rivers, a conservation group focused on river health and dam removal in the United States, just released their report that details the state of dam removal in the country. 57 dams were removed in 2021, and an additional 25 are listed as possible to be removed in 2022. You can read the full report […]

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Podcast: Finding Your Own Small Stream

Tom Rosenbauer sat down with Donna Smith, a member of the Orvis Outfitter team, to talk about finding your own small stream. In an era of crowded rivers and a seeming lack of solitude, this is an insightful podcast episode. Listen to it here. The post Podcast: Finding Your Own Small Stream appeared first on […]

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Warming Temps, Invasive Species Threaten Native Trout

Native trout in Montana are in trouble, according to Ken Perrotte of Field & Stream. They face a number of challenges, but chief among them are climate change and invasive species. Perrotte details those challenges here. The post Warming Temps, Invasive Species Threaten Native Trout appeared first on MidCurrent. Read more:

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DAM Quick Grounder 3000 RD Reel wins Angler’s Mail honor

Fishermen’s Mail deal with editor Richard Howard chose the finest items captured his eye throughout 2016. Itas readily available in one dimension for the sort of pellet waggler and also technique feeder angling, with a vast press switch spool that takes 125 backyards of 8 pound line.

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Wyoming Angler Starts Fishing School

Zac Sexton, a native of Buffalo, WY, has been a diehard fly angler his entire life. And he’s trying to turn that passion into something he can more easily share with others. Sexton is working on getting a fly fishing school up and running in the small town of Buffalo, nestled on the east slope […]

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Hybrid Coho, Chinook Salmon Found in Canada

Researchers found a surprise when running genetic tests on salmon collected near Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The salmon appeared, at first, to be chinook salmon. Testing showed they were a hybrid between coho and chinook, a surprise since the two salmon don’t share spawning habitat. The going theory at the moment is that low water […]

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How to Fly Fish the Backcountry

Tim Huckaby, over at Backpacker.com, put together a great story that’ll likely have folks daydreaming all through winter. It’s about bringing backpacking and fly fishing together, something those of us here in the Rockies are well accustomed to, but which probably isn’t familiar to anglers from other, less remote areas of the country. The story […]

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Photo Essay: Stuck in the Weeds

This phenomenal photo essay from Jason Rolfe and photographers Tim Romano, Sammy Chang, Robert Dotson, and others, is one of the best representations of fly fishing’s penchant to get us stuck between a rock and a hard place. Look through the essay and enjoy the photos and short stories that tell an all-too-familiar tale any […]

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