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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Facing the Fear of Fishing

Does fishing intimidate you but you would really like to get out there and try it? Patricia Clement has been there and has a few tips for you! Read more: www.takemefishing.org

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Now or Never for Columbia Basin Steelhead

The perils that face steelhead and salmon in the Columbia River basin aren’t new to anglers. This story by Rich Simms and Greg Fitz, though, helps put it all in context. If you’ve been curious about exactly how much trouble these fish are in, you need to read this story. The post Now or Never […]

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Skwala Enters Outerwear Market

As reported earlier in this week by other news outlets, there’s a new outerwear manufacturer on the block. Headquartered in Montana, Skwala aims to offer intuitively-designed gear for fly anglers. A quick glance through their product catalog shows waders, jackets, and other accessories that will soon be available for purchase. You can peruse their unique […]

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Maine Announces Brook Trout Habitat Protections

The state of Maine just unveiled new conservation projects that will protect some of the last remaining Eastern brook trout habitat in the United States. These projects have the green light and should start this year. To read more about the habitat protections, click here. The post Maine Announces Brook Trout Habitat Protections appeared first […]

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HuffPost Among 2015 George Polk Award Winners The institutio…

HuffPost Among 2015 George Polk Award Winners The institution released 17 George Polk Awards in 16 classifications this year. George Polk was a CBS News reporter in Greece that was fired as well as eliminated in 1948 while covering the nation’s civil battle. The college released 17 George Polk Awards in 16 groups this year. […]

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Potential World-Record Mountain Whitefish Caught in Oregon

Whitefish don’t ever get the love they truly deserve. They’re a native fish that still thrives in spite of our efforts to destroy their habitat, and they put up a fantastic fight. If you’re into keeping fish, they’re great smoked. I have a feeling that Alex Dietz has fallen in love with whitefish, too. He […]

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“Mega Trends” in Fly Fishing for 2022

The folks over at Angling Trade were fairly astute in their predictions for the fly fishing industry throughout the pandemic. That makes their recent list of “mega trends” the sport will see in 2022 all the more interesting. Kirk Deeter – who wrote this piece – predicts that we’ll see a normalization of the supply chain, and […]

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What Colors Do Fish See?

This is an interesting story, and it comes to us from the fine folks over at MeatEater. In it, Stephen Klobuchar details what we know about the colors fish actually see. It’s a fun read that will likely tweak your approach to fishing streamers come ice-off this spring. Read the story in full here. The […]

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Essay: “Fool’s Gold”

I had the chance to sit down recently and put together the story of my journey to find a golden trout from Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains. The story spans the better part of a decade, and includes a few surprising moments. If you’re anything like most trout anglers, then goldens hold a special place in […]

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