Here’s a cool video from The Burgundy Collective of angler John Spriggs fishing on the Madison River last July. There are no huge fish here, but the multicopter footage from. . .
One of the cool things about fly tying is that there are so many options when you sit down at the vise. You can tie a classic pattern, a newfangled one you just saw in a magazine, or you can invent your own. A fourth option is to. . .
Written by: Norm Willis
On June 21st, 2013 while fishing the San Juan River in New Mexico, I decided to use my 71+-year-old Orvis “Manchester” non-impregnated split-cane rod (serial #0516). I found this three-tip beauty in a. . .
Here’s a great short video that makes the argument that “you don’t have to be an old dude to fly fish any more.” (When, exactly, did you have to be an old dude?) Austin Leonard is a young snowboarder who also happens to dig fly fishing in the mountains for North Carolina, and he shows off some chops here. Show this one to your kids/grandkids/nieces/nephews.
A couple years ago, we ran a series called “Trout Bum of the Week,” in which we highlighted some of the guys living the good life. . .of a sort. (See the bottom of this post for a link to the previous installments.) Last week we launched another round of profiles. Most of the subjects are guides who have turned their. . .
With the holidays approaching, many of you might be putting “New Fly Rod!” on your lists of potential gifts. But this raises the question: What size fly rod do you want/need? As I explain in the above video, this question is really. . .