How do we bring back salmon and steelhead? Look to the science. My career in conservation was informed by a magical experience at a place called Poverty Flats in the middle of the South Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho. At the end of a long day, as our field crew packed up, we … Read more
By Andy Rasmussen I learned in school that rivers are the lifeblood of nature and civilization. Draining entire continents in their meandering course, the great river systems deliver lifegiving water and commerce to much of the earth’s surface. And as fishers we know that “eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.” On … Read more
Avoid the temptation to use one or the other — use both a brown and grizzly hackle stem for patterns that call for them
A great shoe for wading wet in small streams
Let kids come to fly fishing at their own pace
Tying a great Hare’s Ear variant, thanks to the creativity of Matt Callies of Loon Outdoors.
I. Like. This. Rod. A Lot. Please note that Douglas does not sell direct to customers, so we gently suggest you check one of their rods out at your local TU Business member fly shop.
John Gierach joins Kirk Deeter on Thursday to talk about his new book, “Dumb Luck and the Kindness of Strangers.”
Bigger fish will often lie in hard-to-reach habitat.
Ironically, 2020 is “The Year of the Rat.” Given how 2020 has unfolded so far, I actually consider that to be an insult to rats. But we are seeing some lifting of the pandemic fog where I live in Colorado and in many other places around the country—and fishing definitely stands to be affected… for better or worse.