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12 stocking stuffers, a few out-of-the-box ideas and you can be a legend in your mind

Our 12 days of Christmas gift list this year was messaged - come up with only three gifts. After too many coffees and donuts [ugh]. Here's our list for 2019. [...]

December 16, 2019 Christmas, RECENT, Slide

Study shows warming climate costing New England fishermen’s jobs

New England’s coastal counties have, on average, lost 16% of their fishing jobs due to climate variation from 1996 to 2017. [...]

December 12, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

A fly with a thousand names and indistinct origin catches a lot of fish

Chris Silverthorne's Craft Fur Baitfish Fly is not exceptional, but its subsurface and surface appeal unmistakably good. It has credentials - especially build versatility. [...]

December 10, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

Is this the dawn of better? Can the novice and challenged become good casters right away?

Many great ideas in fly fishing have come from needs not met, but a mere tweak and Woolly Bugger fly, Meiser's switch rod, a lab accident and voilà, mono fly line... [...]

December 9, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Two-handed, Videos

Dumping plastics in our oceans is like drugs laying around in day camp

We, as a society, can make changes that would alleviate the stress on ecosystems imposed by our activities. And should start making those changes now. [...]

December 5, 2019 Big Tuna, billfish, NOAA, Ocean game fish, plastic trash, RECENT, Slide

Twin Rivers Cottages – Mataura River – Gore, New Zealand

The Mataura has the highest brown trout population and catch rates of any New Zealand river and is famous for its superb mayfly hatches. [...]

December 4, 2019 Fly Fishing, New Zealand, RECENT, Slide

Bristol Bay advocates push for new Pebble Mine assessment

By Kirk Moore for National Fisherman Advocates for the Bristol Bay said they need to keep pressure on federal agencies for an environmental reassessment of the Pebble Mine proposal – and on ways to keep the world’s greatest salmon fishery [...]

December 3, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

How to switch to nymphing rig quickly and easily

If nymph fishing is your game plan, you are more than likely pre-rigged and ready, but if the opportunity presents itself, you can administer rigging, easily, Watch Video. [...]

December 2, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly tying knots, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: The 2020 fly fishing show season is just around the corner

Attend any one of the fly fishing shows, and your season is off to a good start. If it’s new, bigger, or better, it’s at any one of these shows. Put one on your to-do list. [...]

November 27, 2019 Industry News, RECENT, Slide, The Fly Fishing Show, Videos

Cape fishermen celebrate new trawling restrictions

The efforts of local fishermen, boards of selectmen, voters, environmental groups and state legislators who spoke out against the midwater trawl herring fishery have finally paid off. [...]

November 26, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide