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Video Hatch: “The Forgotten Salmon”

Lake Ontario once held a thriving population of Atlantic salmon. However, due to overfishing and environmental degradation we lost them.  A new proposed documentary, “The Forgotten Salmon...


Tippets: Mayfly Millions, Skeena Land Rights, New Katadyn Filter

Massive summer mayfly hatches are reaching “Biblical proportions” in Wisconsin. They’re causing traffic accidents and even appeared on a meteorology radar as a rain squall. Check out some...


Video: Douglas Outdoors Argus Reel

John Shaner, VP of Client Services for Douglas Outdoors, explains the new company’s USA-handcrafted reel, the Argus. Keep your ears peeled for more news from Douglas Outdoors; it’s ...


Video: Umpqua Tailgater Organizer

Jeff Fryover, president and CEO of Umpqua Feather Merchants, explains the company’s newest offering in the “gear organization” category, the Tailgater Organizer. Umpqua ...


Video: Tacky Fly Fishing Silicone Fly Box

Tim Jenkins from Tacky Fly Fishing explains the company’s fly box, which won Best New Fly Box at this year’s International Fly Tackle Dealer show in Orlando last week. The box...


Roses: No Two Alike

Like your children, you look past the flaws to see the beauty in each rose. When I come upon a rose, I am drawn to the color and texture of the petals. I then see the ‘flaws’ ...


NQ update, blue marlin WR update, tuna update

More juvenile black marlin reports from north Queensland with Askari owner Shane and family enjoying some time on board with Capt. Corey and team last weekend and picking up a few juvies ...


Act Now: This Is a Great Chance to Stop Pebble Mine for Good!

The Battle Ground Photo by Pat Clayton aka FishEyeGuy The fight to save the treasure that is Bristol Bay has been long and hard, but it appears as if the end is in sight! In an EPA Execu...


Package In the Mail from FLW Today

Winner! Winner! Don't know which league they are talking about.  Don't know when I'll have occasion to throw a 6XD, but I'll take it none the less.



Pointy Hatted & Smiling

‘Why the fascination with this little, smiling, pointy hatted, garden creation?’ SwittersB I have this emerging distraction in the garden…too many things, too many dooda...


First Glance: Strike Foundry Coiled Sighter

I have to admit I’m not much of a nymphing kinda of guy. I just don’t enjoy it that much. That is unless I get super techy with it and utilize some of the tricks my Euro-nympi...


When Montana Went Wild

Beginning in 1974, the state of Montana stopped stocking trout in waters that held populations of wild trout. What was a bold move at the time turned into a proven management strategy, an...


Simms Storms IFTD Awards with Record Seven Wins

Simms took a record 7 wins at the New Product Showcase Awards at this year’s International Fly Tackle Dealer Show. “It is a testament to our product team that at this year’s s...


Weekly Shortcasts for 2014-07-23

Breaking (or, Already Broken): The McCloud River too muudy to fish? http://t.co/CCCvl32MWV -> RT @matt_weiser: In case you were wondering: Yes, #fishing with #drones is a legal gray a...


Lavender’s Gate

“The floures of Lavender picked from the knaps, I mean the blew part and not the husk, mixed with Cinnamon, Nutmeg and Cloves, mixed into a powder, and given to drinke in distilled ...


MN Plans to Implement Early Catch and Release Season in 2015

Thank you for your question.  We only received three requests.  This does not meet the 25 requests needed; consequently, we plan to adopt the rules without a hearing.  At t...


Clark Fork River Montana

Ok, so anyone that has driven North on I-15 past Missoula knows what I am talking about when I say Clark Fork.  It is such a pretty river. Pretty scenery and killer looking, gin-cle...



BOOK REVIEW: Top of the Flood

There’s a certain mindset I’ve come to expect from Texans based upon those I’ve run across. If I had to explain it, it’s something along the lines of,  “We n...


A Garden Visited…Pleasant

Filed under: Flora Fauna, Flowers, Gardening, Photography Tagged: Edgefield, Garden, landscape, Photography, SwittersB


A Garden Visited…Pleasant

Filed under: Flora Fauna, Flowers, Gardening, Photography Tagged: Edgefield, Garden, landscape, Photography, SwittersB



G.Loomis Expands Its PRO4x Rod Series

G.Loomis has announced new additions to its PRO4x series: three new ‘Long Hand Predator’ switch-style fly rods. The “LHP” rods are designed to easily cast large bulky flies with today’s h...


EPA Drafts New Safeguards for Bristol Bay

On the heels of the EPA’s decision to increase watershed protections for Bristol Bay, Trout Unlimited is urging all anglers to continue to voice the importance of protecting Bristol Bay d...