Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "steelhead" Tag

Film: Rivers of a Lost Coast

Rivers of a Lost Coast is a step back in a time machine you will not want to miss. [...]

October 10, 2019 RECENT, Slide

After sex, couples never talk about running lines

There’s an excellent reason to have a loop to loop connection with shooting heads - easy changeouts — good reason for integrated running lines, smooth casting. [...]

July 1, 2019 Gear Review, Point Of View, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Four years after California’s largest dam removal project, how are the fish doing?

Steelhead trout numbers are growing on the Carmel River, a potential model for other dam removal projects nationwide. [...]

May 10, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

84,000 dams have collapsed once bountiful fisheries

There are an estimated 84,000 dams in the United States, impounding at least 600,000 miles of river - about 17% of rivers in the nation. [...]

March 26, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Off the grid March 22, 2019

There isn't a story about fly fishing for - hooking, landing and releasing a steelhead trout that fails to get listened to, and the speaker admired. [...]

March 22, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Of Interest, Photography, Profile, Slide

Tom Pero brightens the day with a fitting tribute

Tom Pero's Wildriverpress letter of tribute to Jeanne and Frank Moore, the face of Oregon's steelhead defenders, makes for "feel good" read. [...]

March 5, 2019 RECENT, Slide

As runs dwindle, experts say Idaho’s salmon, steelhead ‘could be gone in a generation’

For the third year in a row, biologists predict that Idaho’s salmon and steelhead runs will be very low in 2019 [...]

February 21, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Is stocking over wild fish a good idea?

Despite spending hundreds of millions of dollars on hatchery programs, fewer and fewer hatchery steelhead return to our rivers. [...]

February 7, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The story of the Pacific salmon we don’t want to know

If we give in to those who will sell our public lands to private ownership - extraction and development will forever bind us to a folly of infamy. [...]

December 17, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Review: These boots were made for walkin’

With a focus on lightweight and durable, the Orvis Men's Ultralight Wading Boots might be the best wading boots I've ever owned. [...]

August 24, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide