Tag Archives: women in fly fishing

Photo of the Day: College Student Lands Record Pike on Lake Champlain

Written by: Drew Price

Lauren Dunn show’s off a women’s line-class record landed on Vermont’s Lake Champlain.
Photo by Drew Price

I first met Lauren Dunn in August of this year. Her dad, Brian, had contacted me to see if I was available to target some bowfin for potential IGFA women’s line-class world records. Lauren . . .


Photo: Proof of Concept on the Kootenai

Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Company

Marilyn Harris shows off her first trout on a fly rod, putting to use what she’d learned.
Photo by Tim Linehan

At 77 years old, Marilyn Harris went through the Fly Fishing 101 and 201 classes at Orvis Darien (CT) and got hooked. She then decided to take a trip out West, called us, and caught her first . . .


Classic Photo Essay: Maturing as an Angler

Written by: Hannah Perkins

Hannah Perkins with a gorgeous spring creek cutthroat.
Photo courtesy Hannah Perkins

When I first started fishing without anyone to tie on my flies or anyone showing me where to cast and when to mend, my mission was to just catch one fish on my own. Any fish would do. When that became a reality, fishing became a. . .


Photos: Family Ties and Huge Rainbow Trout

Written by: Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff, Fly Fish Beaver’s Bend.

Shortly after committing her father’s ashes to the river, Dawn landed this stunner of a rainbow.
Photo by Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff

During the spring of 2015, I received a request for a special trip from a repeat customer. Dawn’s father had passed away a few months before, and she wanted to combine a fly-fishing. . .


Photos: The Stunning Native Brook Trout of Western Maine

Written by: Chase Bartee, Tight Loops

The native brookies of the Rapid River are known for their colors and their strength.
Photo by Aimee Savard

While filming for an upcoming short, Aimee and I were fortunate enough to spend a week in Western Maine, walking in the footsteps of Louise Dickinson Rich—who wrote. . .


Photos: Golden Stones on Canada Day in British Columbia

Written by: Dave Brown, Dave Brown Outfitters

Gorgeous westslope cutthroats continued to fall for golden-stonefly imitations all day.
Photos by Dave Brown

Every year, I make my way north from Arizona to British Columbia and Alberta, where I spend the bulk of the summer and fall on some very amazing rivers. On the way, there is an extended. . .


Casting for Recovery Brings Inspiration to Lawyer’s Canyon

Written by: Karen Syron, Flying B Ranch

Casting for Recovery staffers pair attendees with theor “river helpers” on Day One.
Photos courtesy Flying B Ranch

Fly-fishing is therapy for a lot of us. Casting a line, immersed in the sights, sounds, and smells of nature…it’s good for the soul. For women battling breast cancer, the sport is therapy on the . . .


Trout Bum of the Week LXX: Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff

Written by: Phil Monahan

Jenny shows off a gorgeous Lower Mountain Fork rainbow.
Photos courtesy Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff

Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff owns and operates Fly Fish Beavers Bend in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. She is also a member of the Lower Mountain Fork River Foundation and the American Fly. . .


The Arizona Wild Trout Challenge, Day Five

Written by: Tyler Coleman

My first successful fish of the day felt great, and I couldn’t wait to find some more.
Photo by Anastasia Coleman

On the final day of our trip, we’d be fishing for my favorite wild species, the brook trout. Just a refresher: our goal was to catch all five species of the wild trout in Arizona. There is no time. . .


Classic Video: Reelgirl Wins Some, Loses Some in Slovenia

Written by: Phil Monahan

We’ve posted several videos from Lotte Aulom—a.k.a. the Reelgirl—a Norwegian angler who hosts her own fly fishing blog. In this production, she fishes in Slovenia’s Soča Valley, where she. . .