Tag Archives: kids fly fishing

Photo of the Day: Casting-Lesson Carp

Written by: John Carpenter, Orvis Sandanona


Young Oliver started his fly-fishing career with a bang.
Photo by John Carpenter

Here at Sandanona, we’ve had this grass carp that no one has been able to catch, despite many attempts. But young Oliver, here, caught this formerly uncatchable beast while. . .

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Photos: Young Anglers Score at Ocean Reef Kids Day Camp


Written by: Phil Monahan

James Harper, age 15, caught this tarpon while fishing the mangroves with guide James Koch.
All photos courtesy Roy Sedge

The Ocean Reef Kids Day Camp is held at the Ocean Reef Club on Key Largo, at the top of the Florida Kays. It’s a gerat program for kids ages 12-16, teaching them to cast, tie knots and. . .

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Photos: A Magic Father-Son Day on the South Fork

Written by: Brian La Rue


Barrett La Rue and guide Jaason Pruett share a special moment with a South Fork brown trout.
All photos courtesy Brian La Rue

I had the opportunity to fish the South Fork of the Snake River this past week with a 20-year veteran South Fork guide, Jaason Pruett, who leads the team at the 2014 Orvis Lodge of The Year, The Lodge at Palisades Creek. The PMD and golden stone fly hatch were. . .

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Photo of the Day: Robert’s Rainbow

Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions


Not bad for a young man’s very first fly-fishing expedition, eh?
Photo by Will Lillard

Check out this picture from our North Carolina Blue Ridge Adventure. The ten-day trip was Robert’s first time fly fishing. He caught a bunch of native brookies before we chased some big fish on. . .

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Photos of the Day: Young Austin Crushes on the Rio Grande


Written by: Phil Monahan

At the ripe old age of seven, Austin is a pro at posing for grip-and-grin shots.
All photos by Bo Prieskorn

Bo Prieskorn sent us these great photos of his seven-year-old son, Austin. We first posted about this angling prodigy two years ago (see here and here), when he was just five, and it seems the young man just keeps getting better. He caught these. . .

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Photo of the Day: A Great Start to a Fly-Fishing Career

Written by: Parker Smith, C Lazy U Ranch


On his first time out, Luke outfished both his father and his grandfather.
Photo courtesy Parker Smith

This is the first fish that 13-year-old Luke, an Atlanta native, has ever caught on a fly rod. Not a bad way to start! Now he’s hounding his dad to. . .

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Photo of the Day: Boys on the Road for Huge Trout

Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions


Connor (right) helped his buddy Brendan land this gorgeous brown trout on Arkansas’s Dry Run Creek.
Photo courtesy Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions

Last summer, during our North Carolina Blue Ridge Fly Fishing Camp, Connor caught his first trout over twenty inches. I helped him land the fish, and then told him that if he ever got. . .

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