Fly of the Week: Sexy Waltz

The folks over at Field & Stream often run a “Fly of the Week” feature, and this week, they’re highlighting a classic – the Sexy Waltz. A Walt’s Worm is a staple in many fly boxes, as it the Sexy Waltz. You can read more about this fly here. The post Fly of the Week: Sexy Waltz […]

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Costa Debuts Two New Lifestyle Frames

Costa Sunglasses, manufacturer of the first color-enhancing all-polarized glass sunglass lens, welcomes two new lifestyle frames to its spring 2022 collection –  Salina and Paunch. Inspired by salty surf and tropical locales, Salina and Paunch have a sleek,  adventure-ready style designed to look good and play hard no matter your plans. The more feminine Salina […]

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Gear Review: Ventures Fly Co. Starter Pack

I recently had the chance to spend some one-on-one time with the Weekend Warrior Starter Pack from Ventures Fly Co. This starter pack has everything you need to get started in fly fishing (except waders or boots) and it’s one of the most impressive beginner fly fishing combos I’ve ever seen. You can read all […]

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Casting Tips: Forehand and Backhand

Dom Swentosky, over at Troutbitten, recently shared this great how-to piece on using forehand and backhand casts. Fly casting is the single most critical skill you need to be successful in fly fishing, and Dom’s advice – along with a great instructional video – can help you improve your own casting. Read the story here. The post […]

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Boy Born with One Arm Beats Me Bass Fishing – True Inspirati…

Boy Born with One Arm Beats Me Bass Fishing – True Inspiration A physical special needs hasn’t quit Ethan to educate himself exactly how to fish with one arm. I take him and also his daddy out on Lake Okeechobee for a day of bass angling looking for some large fish. If you recognize any […]

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Costa Announces New VP of Marketing

The fine folks over at Costa Sunglasses have hired a new VP of Marketing – John Acosta. Acosta will be responsible with helping the brand continue its impressive growth seen in 2021. A full press release on the hire is below. Costa Sunglasses, manufacturer of the first color-enhancing all-polarized glass sunglass lens, appointed industry veteran […]

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Just how to capture the Big Trolls!

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Texas Man Catches World Record Carp

Barry Osborn, of Texas, just had a fantail carp certified by the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) as the new world-record for that species caught on a fly rod. Read more about Osborn and the fish here. The post Texas Man Catches World Record Carp appeared first on MidCurrent. Read more:

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Story: Fly Fishing in Italy

Kenneth R. Rosen put together a fantastic spread for The New York Times recently on the adventure of fly fishing in Italy. Although it’s not mentioned as one of the world’s must-visit fly fishing destinations, Rosen’s experience – including the photography that accompanies the article – makes me want to plan a trip to Italy, and soon. […]

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