Tag Archives: women in fly fishing

Photos of the Day: Megan’s Bighorn Rainbow

Written by: Rebecca Shirley, Eagle Nest Lodge


Montana’s Bighorn River is not a bad place to start a fly-fishing career.
Photo courtesy Eagle Nest Lodge

Megan Petruccelli, from San Francisco, came to Eagle Nest Lodge last month as one of just two women in a group of 12 anglers. This was Megan’s first. . .

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Photo of the Day: Second-Chance Permit in Belize

Written by: Damien Nurre, Deep Canyon Outfitters


Kristin Kovalik and guide Scully Garbutt rejoice after a long fight.
Photo by Damien Nurre

We were fishing the flats out of Punta Gorda, Belize, when we saw this permit working toward us from a long distance. It was feeding like crazy, and it ate every crab it saw. My wife, Kristin, made a perfect 65-foot cast as this monster. . .

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Pro Tip: Teaching with Tenkara

Written by: Jim Mitchell, Montana Hunting & Fishing Adventures


Bonnie Mitchell shows off the fruits of her Tenkara skills.
Photo courtesy Jim Mitchell

My story is not uncommon: My wife, Bonnie, didn’t like to fly fish. Every time we would go out and I would try to teach her, in her eyes I was being a jerk, telling her how it must be done. This was frustrating because, as an. . .

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