What do you get when you combine the "sausage-making" background of a D.C. policy wonk and a passion for chasing wild and native fish on the fly?
You get a six-month travelogue from an inspired young angler who likely has more understanding of how intact habitat translates into angling opportunity... [ READ MORE... ]
This June, twelve young Bristol Bay residents, gathered at Mission Lodge on Lake Aleknagik for a week-long, on river course that helped develop their skills as guides, taught them how to fly fish and got into some nitty-gritty discussions on the dynamics between fishing (whether with a net or rod... [ READ MORE... ]
It's only been a couple of weeks, and usually by now, I've come off the high that comes with fishing far-flung places and stopped looking at real estate next to particularly fishy waters. But this time is... different.
I was fortunate enough to lead a blogger/writer/photographer tour to the... [ READ MORE... ]
This week, a bipartisan bill passed the U.S. Senate that would encourage the construction of "hydrokinetic" and marine energy projects--hydropower generation plants that produce energy using waves, currents and tides without the need for a dam.
"Seventy percent of the planet is covered with water,... [ READ MORE... ]
By Dave Glenn
I do it once a year. Me, a fly rod, four horses and a couple of dogs. When the heat of the summer is in its prime I’ll head for the mountains for a week of “Dave solo time.”
I don’t do it to get in all the fishing I possibly can and it’s not about covering all the country I can. It’s... [ READ MORE... ]
Posted in Drift Boats, Conservation, West of The Rockies, Photographers, Colorado TU, Boulder Flycasters - 082, Fly Fishing Film Tour, The Front Porch, Backcountry, Trout Magazine, Climate Change, Thompson Divide, Sportsmen Ride Right
Thompson Divide Vignette - Kara Armano from Our Sporting Heritage on Vimeo.
Located west of Carbondale, Colo., the Thompson Divide is one of the most pristine places in the West and is currently under threat from energy development. It harbors some of the best elk hunting in the state, a dozen... [ READ MORE... ]
Located west of Carbondale, Colo., the Thompson Divide is one of the most pristine places in the West and is currently under threat from energy development. It harbors some of the best elk hunting in the state, a dozen populations of cutthroat trout, and source waters for numerous renowned... [ READ MORE... ]
Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Veterans Service Partnership, Fishing from a Canoe or Kayack, Big Browns!, Conservation, West of The Rockies, Photographers, Colorado TU, Fly Tying, Greater Yellowstone Area, Backcountry, Trout Magazine, Southeast Alaska, Climate Change
If you're an avid fly fisher... a wannabe fish bum... and you haven't seen the suite of Costa films yet, here's your chance.
Through July, Costa and its sponsor Budweiser are taking the renowned films "GeoFish" and "Jungle Fish," as well as it's series, "The Take," on the road to craft breweries... [ READ MORE... ]
Fished the Deerfield River on the evening of May 20, 2013. When I arrived just before 6, there was a prodigious flight of caddis flies over the water. Flying upstream, being blown back downstream, flying back up, in front of me, behind me, above me, and as the evening progressed, in increasing... [ READ MORE... ]
By R. Chad Chorney
In Idaho, chinook salmon, steelhead and bull trout have all been listed for protection under the Endangered Species Act. That’s the bad news.
The good news is that some of the best remaining spawning and rearing habitat for these fish is found in the central part of the state... [ READ MORE... ]