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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Kris Millgate Earns Two Emmy Nominations

Kris Millgate, the longtime fly fishing writer and videographer, recently earned two Emmy nominations for her recent film “Ocean to Idaho.” The film depicts the fragility of the ecosystems that support salmon in the Columbia River Basin. You can read more about the nominations and view the film here. The post Kris Millgate Earns Two […]

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How to Buy Great Used Fly Rods

I’ve been reviewing rods for almost a decade, and collecting them even longer than that. I’m a bit of a fly rod geek, and I love the history associated with some of the sticks. That’s why I wrote this story for Hatch Magazine about buying great used fly rods. In an era when new, flagship rods are […]

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Let it Ride

This is a wonderful story from Daniel Galhardo over at Gink & Gasoline. This piece details why you always need to let your cast ride – don’t pick up and recast instantly! You can read the story here. The post Let it Ride appeared first on MidCurrent. Read more:

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Orvis Podcast: Good News From the Everglades

Tom Rosenbauer sits down with Dr. Steve Davis to discuss some much-needed good news from the Everglades. Davis is the chief scientist for the Everglades Foundation, and he gives some updates on the group’s projects to restore habitat for fish throughout the region. Listen to the podcast here. The post Orvis Podcast: Good News From […]

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Jarbidge Mine Canceled

The Jarbidge River is a unique area in northern Nevada and southern Idaho. It’s home to redband and bull trout, and is the southernmost home of bull trout in their historical native range. A recently proposed mine near the Jarbidge River has been canceled, and the company who performed exploratory drilling – Newcrest Mining Limited […]

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First Aid Kit for Fly Fishing

Mike Tayloe, of Finns West, recently wrote this story for Orvis that goes into detail on the first aid kits he recommends every angler carry while on the water. As someone who’s run into my fair share of sketchy situations – especially while deep in the backcountry – I can vouch for Tayloe’s advice. You […]

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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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Streamer Presentations: Jigging

Dom Swentosky, over at Troutbitten, is putting together quite the in-depth series on streamer fishing techniques. His most recent addition covers the topic of jigging streamers, which I’ve personally found to be quite effective here in the Rockies. You can learn all about jigging streamers here. The post Streamer Presentations: Jigging appeared first on MidCurrent. Read more:

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Pebble Mine Veto Decision Delayed

The Pebble Mine project is nothing if not persistent. While it’s unfortunate that Pebble won’t go away, there is still some light at the end of the tunnel. However, getting there will take some work on the part of the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA has delayed a decision on when to hold a hearing […]

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