Robotic fish will help biologists understand how real fish experience moving through dams and turbines. “The vast majority of juvenile salmon and steelhead passing through the turbines survive without injury in the Columbia River Basin,” says Daniel Deng, a laboratory fellow at PNNL. “Still, we want to understand more about Read More
“Like most trout fishermen my age,” writes Tom McGuane, “normal procedure is to find a place to get into some river and wade, an approach that confers a granular view of all on offer—details of bottom, hydrology, insect life, and general atmosphere.” Read his advice on aging while angling, as Read More
A beautiful 7-minute version of the profile of Alaskan guides Russell Owen and John Landry, produced by Cale Montrone and directed by Josh Fletcher.
“Alaska’s Alagnak River is a place where there are no roads. A place where the weather does what it wants. A place where humans are no longer the apex Read More
The blood knot is important to master, but can be difficult to tackle in adverse conditions. In this short video Ross Purnell, editor of Fly Fisherman, demonstrates how to tie the “speed” blood knot, which can be easier to tie in cold weather.
Orvis has launched a new profiles page for the Read More
Tim Flagler demonstrates how to tie Landon Mayer’s Mini-Leech in this week’s featured tying video. “As many of you know,” says Flagler, “I’m a sucker for any pattern that includes pine squirrel, and this one most certainly does. It also happens to be incredibly easy to tie and an absolute fish-catcher.”
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The Eel River in Northern California is one of the best location for wild salmon recovery on the west coast. This film from North Fork Studios tells the story of the fight for the river and its salmon. The full film is now available online through Amazon Prime (free for Prime members) Read More
A new documentary film, “The Stories of Jim Harrison,” will explore the life and art of the legendary American author. A benefit dinner for the film’s release will be held Sunday, February 11, 2019, at Axle Brewing Co in Ferndale, Michigan. “The evening includes Axle’s craft beer, wine & cider, Read More
The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum will host the 14th annual Fly Fest in the Wulff Gallery at the center in Livingston Manor on Saturday, February 2, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Read more in the press release below.
Fly Fest on February 2, 2019: 14th Annual Event Celebrates the Middle Read More