Fishing Porn

Muskies in the North Country

Hey everybody, hope you’re all well. Matt here checking in. It’s been a while, but you’ve all been in my thoughts these past weeks. Thinking about the lives disrupted, the river valleys burned, all the loss and I’m so sorry … Continue reading →

Forgive me Father for I have sinned (again)

I had to share this epic tale from my kiwi pal Nick Johnson. Nick guided for Cedar Lodge the six seasons we owned it and we have always enjoyed his colorful commentaries. While the September “canal” fishery in NZ’s central … Continue reading →

Hollow Deceiver Streamer for Chinook and Silver Salmon

In this video, Jay ties a Hollow Deceiver Fly for chinook and silver salmon. A great fly to use in the Pacific Northwest for Salmon. Don’t be afraid to swing it for steelhead too. Hook: Ahrex PR320 Predator Hook 4/0 … Continue reading →

Friday Fish Porn September 2020

My Kiwi mates sent me the following notes and photos. Monster rainbows caught in Central South Island canals. I have been giving them a hard time regarding the ethics of this fishery for some time so facetious language is par … Continue reading →

Purple & Black Golden Dorado Hollow Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay Nicholas ties a large hollow deceiver used for fishing Golden Dorado and larger predatory fish. If you’re new to deceiver style fly patterns, follow Jay as he breaks down each step tying these beautiful beast. Hook: … Continue reading →

Smallmouth Heaven – John Day River Trip 2020

We took our annual John Day River trip late this year. Our trip started at the “30 Mile Wilderness Study Area” and ended at Cottonwood Bridge. The 40 mile journey travels through stunning canyons. We knew the water would be … Continue reading →

Midwest meltdown! Nate Stansberry July 2020

Peak heat is upon us… For me that means poppers (and EARLY mornings)! COVID19 has turned my fly-tying compulsion into overdrive…. I’ve been tinkering with some new patterns and developed a “magnum articulated crease fly” and this dog hunts! Here … Continue reading →

Deschutes Report: July 2020

Hearing rumors the famous July caddis hatch had returned I assembled a few of the Technical Men’s Conference members and headed out to find where the true lies. The river level was 3670cfs which meant nymphing would be ideal, the … Continue reading →