Becoming a Great Fly Angler

Todd Tanner, who runs the School of Trout, put this piece together for Hatch Magazine on what he believes are the 12 keys to becoming a great fly angler. After reading through, I can’t say that I disagree with Todd on any of them. You can read the story here. The post Becoming a Great Fly […]

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Fly Fishing Show Has Great 2022 Season

The folks over at The Fly Fishing Show had a successful 2022 season, and wanted to share a few of the successes both they and vendors saw. Below is a press release from The Fly Fishing Show. Shortly before 9 a.m. on a chilly January 28 in Edison, New Jersey, there was a sound that […]

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A Simple Approach to Leaders

Art Scheck put together this informative primer on leaders, and the best ways to simplify your approach to them. You can read everything Scheck has to say here. The post A Simple Approach to Leaders appeared first on MidCurrent. Read more:

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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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New Fly Shop to Open in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City likely isn’t the first place you think of when your mind drifts to fly fishing. For a growing number of anglers, though, Oklahoma is home to tons of varied fly fishing opportunities. That’s why Tom Adams – a well-known fly fishing guide and teacher in Oklahoma – got together with some friends to […]

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‘White Nose Pete’ Festival Date Announced

If you’ve been reading MidCurrent news for a few years, you might remember a story we ran about a brook trout named White Nose Pete. This fish makes the Rangeley Lakes region of Maine its home, and a town of that same name is holding the first-ever White Nose Pete festival to honor the finned […]

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Making an Effective Short Presentation

One of the most important skills an angler can hone is the ability to make accurate and effective short presentations. It’s rare that you need effective casts at 60-plus feet; instead, you need to focus on casting effectively and efficiently to fish that are within traditional fishing distances. Louis Cahill has some great tips on […]

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Top Flies for Spring on the North Platte

CiCi Oliver, of the Ugly Bug Fly Shop in Casper, Wyoming, wrote this great piece for Orvis that highlights the three best flies for spring fishing on the North Platte River. If you’re interested in testing Wyoming’s famous stretches of the North Platte, then this is a must-read article. The post Top Flies for Spring […]

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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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Gear: Snowbee Prestige GX-S SW Rod

We’ve reviewed plenty of Snowbee rods here at MidCurrent, and their value is starting to get noticed elsewhere. Chris Hunt, over at Hatch Magazine, just reviewed a new saltwater Snowbee rod. You can read that review here. The post Gear: Snowbee Prestige GX-S SW Rod appeared first on MidCurrent. Read more:

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