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A Life Worth Fishing

Redington has just put out a new film that is stacked with good messages about overcoming odds. Starring Kayla Lockhart, it tells the story of her youth and how #flyfishingsaveslives. Enter the nonprofit group The Mayfly Project and the hard work they are doing to introduce flyfishing to foster children and other individuals. Kayla’s been all in towards the program and it is a natural… Read More »A Life Worth Fishing

Belizean Guide Relief Auction

Fishpond has kicked off a silent auction of some pretty sweet goods in order to generate some much needed funds for the Belizean guide community. With travel shut down for so long, and restrictions still in place because of Covid-19, these great guides are struggling without the fly fishing community being able to fish with them. All proceeds from this Belizean Guide Relief auction will… Read More »Belizean Guide Relief Auction

2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour

If you didn’t get a chance to check out the 2020 F3T prior to all the germs, now is your chance! Starting tomorrow, 8/27/2020, pick a location at the link below, settle in for a heavy dose of amazing footage from around the globe and your chance to win some pretty sweet prizes. “The F3T is going virtual starting on 8/27/20 at 7:00 PM (EST).… Read More »2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour

Polarity

Please enjoy this short and sweet collection of moving pictures and still photos from the eyes of Chip Kalback. A bit abstract, just how we like ’em. From Chip: “Fly fishing can be as thrilling as it can humbling, and as defeating as it can, addictive. In the words of Alan Watts, “life is not a conflict between opposites, but a polarity.” A personal project… Read More »Polarity

Playlist:

In our Playlist themed tailgate posts, we’re highlighting a podcast from the talented artist and angler Richard C. Harrington, The River Rambler. In Episode 24, he talks with The Flyfish Journal contributor Greg Fitz. The two discuss wild steelhead conservation, Greg’s work with Wild Steelhead Coalition, his love of smallmouth bass and the swung fly, and spoiler alert, a fly fishing novel he’s working to… Read More »Playlist:

Going Nocturnal

Our friends at Sage Flyfish went deep into the midwestern nights in search of big hungry nocturnal brown trout, fighting off mosquitos, devouring corn dogs and hoping for the big bugs and big fish. Watch the moving pictures here, and be sure to click over to their Trout Season 2020 page for more great stories and photos from the water. From Sage: “In Northern Michigan,… Read More »Going Nocturnal

SANCTUARY

The new Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary protects nearly 100,000 acres surrounding Steamboat Creek, a safe haven for North Umpqua wild steelhead. Working with local ecologists and biologists, Soul River has been organizing veterans and youth groups to lend restorative hands and immerse themselves in the magic of the wild fish and clean waters within the sanctuary. “Sanctuary explores the healing powers of wild… Read More »SANCTUARY

Il Pescatore Completo

Homemade everything, thats how Arturo Pugno does it, and has been doing it his whole life, at least in how he approaches fly fishing. Ok, so his hooks aren’t homemade, nor his waders, but flies, line, rod, yes. Take a break and transport yourself to the trout streams of northern Italy Arturo knows so well, and learn of his unique style and equipment. Il Pescatore Completo is a beautiful… Read More »Il Pescatore Completo

Eighth Wonder

A wonderful look inside the life and mind of a Bristol Bay set net fisherman Erica Madison, from YETI and one of our favorite filmmakers Ryan Peterson. From YETI: “If God made sockeye, he made Bristol Bay for them to live. In our latest film, Erica Madison has left behind her career and prestigious-sounding title as a Marine Biologist to fish the world’s largest salmon run with… Read More »Eighth Wonder