‘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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Finding Fish Close to Home

Orvis consistently puts out some of the best educational content in fly fishing. Their latest series on finding fish close to home is one I’ve really enjoyed. This portion of their learning center features articles and podcasts to help you find a great fishing spot close to home. Back when I lived in Provo, Utah […]

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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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Podcast: Orvis Podcast with Kirk Deeter

Tom Rosenbauer sat down with fishing writer and editor extraordinaire Kirk Deeter on a recent episode of the Orvis Fly Fishing Podcast. During the show, they discuss something that really caught my interest – whether we’ve gone “too far” with native trout. If you’re curious what “too far” means, then I suggest you listen to […]

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Story: “In Praise of the Mighty Whitey”

Tom Reed wrote this story for Fly Fisherman Magazine a few years ago, and they recently republished it online. The story is an ode to whitefish, an oft-maligned native fish here in the West that has more business in our rivers than browns or rainbows. Whitefish are a fantastic catch on a fly rod. Just last week […]

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Frog fishing

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Madison River Issue Resolved

The malfunction at Hebgen Dam that caused the Madison River to drop to alarmingly low levels – endangering an entire year-class of new trout – has been fixed, per Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks (FWP). When the dam malfunctioned, flows dropped to around 177 cubic feet per second, leaving much of the upper Madison River […]

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Tying Tuesday: Chartreuse Caddis

This week’s Tying Tuesday comes to use from The Fly Fiend on YouTube. In this video, you’ll learn how to tie an interesting caddis nymph – the Chartreuse Caddis. It looks promising, especially in the caddis-rich waters of the Rockies. What do you think? The post Tying Tuesday: Chartreuse Caddis appeared first on MidCurrent. Read […]

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How To Be a Better Stripper

Stripping streamers is a skill that’s surprisingly difficult to master. Watching some anglers, it looks like you just throw a cast and randomly retrieve the line. What’s not as obvious at first glance, however, is the stripping pattern each angler uses, and how that pattern impacts an angler’s success. Ben Kryzinski, over at Hatch Magazine, put together […]

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How to Pick Streamers for Big Fall Trout

It’s that time of year when it seems like everyone posting on Instagram is sharing photos of big fish they hooked on streamers. If you want in on that action this year, then Kubie Brown’s recent story over at The Meat Eater will help you pick out the streamers that’ll land you a really big […]

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