Saturdays in July are "free fly-fishing teaching" days at participating Orvis retail stores across the country, in partnership with Trout Unlimited.
Anyone who understands the importance of water here in the West knows that the more we get, the better. But this general truth is easy to overlook: For many anglers, all that water typically means delaying spring fishing or at least seriously undermining one’s ability to catch trout.
New lamps from The Daylight Company have helpful applications to fly-tying, including magnification and "twisty" light direction.
"The woods were a full eight degrees cooler than civilization, which I
appreciated because I had some walking to do. The air was alive with
birds and insects..."
This is the second year Weatherby's has hosted a group of Maine Veterans and lodge owner/guide Jeff McEvoy says it is one way he can give back to our troops.
"The Poacher's Son" is a gripping new novel set in the wilds of Maine. The author is a long-time fly-fisherman and editor in chief of Down East Magazine.
Donate to the Youth Fly Fishing Team...Funding needed by the August 2010 World Championships...
Did you know that new FR&R columnist Dave Hughes is an accomplished amateur aquatic entomologist? His hobbies include collecting, identifying, and photographing the aquatic insects that are fed upon by trout, as well as tying and fishing the flies that match those insects and fool those trout.
"As spring progresses we look forward to the Mothers Day caddis hatch, followed by Golden Stones and then the famed Salmon fly hatch. The awesome thing about salmonflies is that you can start fishing them in May and follow them until mid- to late July depending upon the water you are fishing.
Test your skill against stubborn Ausable River brown trout, equipped with only two lucky patterns, during the Two Fly Challenge in the Adirondacks this May.