Tag Archives: women and fly fishing

Pro Tips: How to Set the Hook While Nymphing

Written by: Geoff Stevens, Teton Fishing Co. LLC

Why do most wives outfish their husbands? Because they set the hook on everything.
Photo by Geoff Stevens

I recently had the honor of taking a fellow guide and his wife on a trip for large rainbows. He was a top-notch guide for trophy bass. Neither had fly fished before, and after a short lesson on. . .


Photos: Bringing Fly-Fishing to the People

Written by: Jon Easdon, Angler’s Covey

Almost 100 people caught the fly-fishing bug in Colorado springs on Saturday.
Photos courtesy Angler’s Covey

We have been working with other agencies locally to help get folks outside. This idea spawned the city’s first Get Outdoors Day Colorado Springs. It was held at Prospect Lake here in town and. . .


Photo of the Day: Jess and the Big Backcountry Brown

Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions

Jess Rice is all smiles, as she lifts a brown-trout-of-a-lifetime from a backcountry river in New Zealand.
Photo by Charlie Parr

Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions guides Charlie Parr and Jess Rice are down in New Zealand for the month. In true LFFE fashion, they are hiking into the backcountry and camping right on the. . .


Casting for Recovery: A Labor of Love

Written by: Daryl Kenny

Nancy McNamara reveling in her fly fishing experience
Photo by Casting for Recovery

Each participant at every Casting for Recovery retreat has a story to tell. They are stories both happy and sad, but always there is triumph. The joy of mastering something new, accomplishing a task you thought was beyond you, connecting with people who know precisely what you are going through, having a few days to escape – relax – laugh – grow.

Nancy McNamara, pictured above, was one such participant. Look at the sheer joy on her face! Nancy attended a CfR retreat in the Houston area last April….


Photos of the Day: Chilly-Weather Brookies in Arizona

Written by: Tyler Coleman

Brook trout are my favorite fish because of their awesome coloration and the extreme aggressiveness-to-size ratio.
Photos by Tyler Coleman

Last week, I went out with the family in search of our favorite local wild fish, brook trout. The very small creek we went to is tough to fish and can get technical, depending on the. . .


Photos of the Day: Laurie’s Blackfoot River Adventure

Written by: Josh Ritchie

Laurie’s first trout was a nice cutthroat from the Blackfoot on a dry!
All photos courtesy Josh Ritchie

Here’s a few shots from a day on the Blackfoot River near Missoula, Montana, last weekend, where I took my 11-year-old daughter Laurie on her first freshwater trip. It was her first time casting on her own, using her new Clearwater 904, which I got her for her birthday, and my. . .