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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Montana Towns Suffer from Catastrophic Flooding

Towns along the Yellowstone River in southern Montana are experiencing extreme hardship due to the flooding that started in Yellowstone National Park. Gardiner, Montana suffered the loss of at least one home, featured in a viral video you can see below. Dramatic footage captured the moment a house falls into the Yellowstone River and was […]

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Story: In-Laws’ Bass Pond

This is a fun story from Louis Cahill over at Gink & Gasoline. It’s about fishing his in-laws’ bass pond. I can’t help but wonder, after reading, why my in-laws don’t have a bass pond for me to fish. You can read the story here. The post Story: In-Laws’ Bass Pond appeared first on MidCurrent. Read more:

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Fooling Selective Trout

The great Pat Dorsey recently put this story together for Fly Fisherman Magazine, about how to fool selective trout during a blue-winged olive hatch. You can read the story in full here. The post Fooling Selective Trout appeared first on MidCurrent. Read more:

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Winston Announces New Book, ‘Water Views’

As Chairman of the R.L Winston Rod Company in Twin Bridges, Montana, David Ondaatje has had the chance to travel all over the world chasing fish. Some of his adventures – and plenty of jaw-dropping photography – are included in the most recent book produced by Winston titled Water Views: Rivers, Lakes, Oceans.  The book is […]

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How to Euro Jig Streamers

Growing up, I split my time evenly between fly fishing and throwing jigs on my old Ugly Stik. As I started spending more time with my fly rod, I tried to incorporate some of the skills I learned from throwing jigs into my fly game. So, I really enjoyed this piece from George Daniel in Fly […]

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Smallmouth Caught in Gardner River

A smallmouth bass was caught and harvested from the Gardner River, a tributary to the Yellowstone River. The fish was caught just outside of Yellowstone National Park’s boundary, and marks the highest point in the Yellowstone River drainage that smallmouth bass have ever been recorded. You can read more about the disturbing catch here. The […]

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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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Conservation: From Slough to Spring Creek

If you’ve ever fished near the Jefferson River in Montana, you’ve likely looked curiously at the Jefferson itself. Is it worth fishing? Especially with so many other storied trout rivers nearby? Years ago, they answer may not be what it is today. Thanks to a partnership between state agencies and private conservation groups, the Jefferson […]

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Simms Buys River’s Edge Fly Shop

Simms, the Bozeman, Montana-based wader and apparel manufacturer, announced last week that they’ve bought The River’s Edge fly shop. The River’s Edge has been a staple retail establishment in Bozeman for almost 40 years. You can read more about the purchase, and what it means for both Simms and The River’s Edge, here. The post […]

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