While most of us are still in the peak of fall, winter is upon us as the temps drop and frost begins to roll in. With winter comes a different mindset and requires specific techniques to catch those persnickety trout. Due to the colder temps, anglers are required to take extra precautions to optimize your time and experience on the water. Keeping that in mind,… Read More »Fly Fishing Tips: How to Catch More Trout in the Winter Months
As fly anglers, we care deeply about the health of fish populations and the environments that these fish live in. We know that without healthy fish populations and healthy aquatic environments, fishing becomes unproductive, and the places we cherish begin to fall apart. As consumers, the things we choose to purchase have an effect on the greater world. When we choose to buy a new… Read More »5 Ways to be a More Sustainable Fly Fishing Consumer
2020 will always be known as the year COVID-19 turned everything upside creating change and new forms of the word “normal.” One new formality that we have all experienced is the use of masks on a daily basis. After recently launching the Filter Mask, BUFF has transitioned this technology to the famous BUFF tube model. Images by BUFF The Filter Tube BUFF feels and fits… Read More »BUFF Launches New Filter Tube Mask
For the past few months some of the trout hatcheries in California have been experiencing a bacteria outbreak that is negatively affecting their fish populations. The bacteria (Lactococcus garvieae) has been detected in freshwater and saltwater aquaculture facilities around the world, but this is the first time it has been observed in California. According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), fish infected… Read More »California Hatcheries Battle Bacteria Outbreak
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?
This week we take a look at the latest film from YETI. Featuring three of our favorite guides, we knew we were in for some good stories and some amazing fish catches. Follow along as we hear from Alvin Dedeaux, JT Van Zant, and David Mangum, three legendary guides who have been friends since the 90s, as they embark on a trip of a lifetime.… Read More »Video of the Week: A Proper Occupation