Faces of Fly Fishing

Faces of Fly Fishing: Catching up with Chad Brown

After a three-year hiatus, Flylords sat down with Chad Brown. He is a U.S. Navy veteran, founder of Soul River, Inc., a photographer, a conservationist, and, most recently, an emerging leader in advocating for greater inclusivity in outdoor spaces. In addition to updating us on Soul River’s growth since 2017, Chad  filled us in on how fly fishing has influenced his photography career. Additionally, he… Read More »Faces of Fly Fishing: Catching up with Chad Brown

Behind the Fish: Taimen Conservation with Scientist Matt Sloat

Introducing the Behind the Fish Series, where we go one-on-one with various different fishery scientists across the world to better understand a specific species of fish or fishery. From the genetic make-up, feeding habits, fishing techniques, native range, to conservation we dive straight in to learn about the facts that matter and what makes these fish so special. In this feature, we were lucky enough… Read More »Behind the Fish: Taimen Conservation with Scientist Matt Sloat

Faces of Fly Fishing: Riverhorse Nakadate

In this feature of the ongoing Flylords Faces of Fly Fishing series, we had the pleasure of catching up with Riverhorse Nakadate. Riverhorse is a Patagonia fly fishing ambassador, environmentalist, musician, explorer, and talented writer. His work has been featured in various fly fishing, surfing, and guitar magazines and publications around the globe. Riverhorse resides in the Lone Star State where he can be found… Read More »Faces of Fly Fishing: Riverhorse Nakadate

Faces of Fly Fishing: Tessa Shetter

Tessa Shetter is awesome… maybe I’m a little biased because she took me fishing. It’s true that she has a beautiful Instagram with many followers, but don’t let that fool you, Tessa is super down to earth and loves sharing fly fishing with others. A born and raised Alaska Native, she has built a wonderful life fly fishing with her boyfriend Kory. Flylords: Who is… Read More »Faces of Fly Fishing: Tessa Shetter

What’s Your Fly Fishing Stress Level?

Stress is defined as “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.” We all experience stress, whether it be from work, relationships or the everyday grind. We often turn to extracurricular activities and exercise to combat and relieve stress, things to take our mind off what’s bothering us. Fly Fishing is a lot of people’s stress reducer.… Read More »What’s Your Fly Fishing Stress Level?

Faces of Fly Fishing – Jasper Pääkkönen

We had the pleasure of catching up with Finnish film actor and entrepreneur, Jasper Pääkkönen. You may know him from his international breakthrough role in the 2015  television series, Vikings as Halfdan the Black. Besides being a world-renowned actor, Jasper still continues his extreme passion and appreciation of fly fishing. Read on to see how he stays involved in conservation efforts and promoting the sport… Read More »Faces of Fly Fishing – Jasper Pääkkönen