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Learn to tie flies: fly fishing tying experts offer tips for novice fly tyers | Local News

SHERIDAN – Whether it’s peacock feathers or synthetic thread, beads or fur on a glistening hook, nothing beats a beautiful fly fishing fly. Learning to tie your own flies, however, might be easier than you think. Flies are meant to imitate food, especially insects and invertebrates, fish are interested in eating, explained famed fly fisherman, […]

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Outdoors: When it comes to fishing, always have more than one plan | Sports News

By TODD NAFE Mother Nature needs to take her meds back and stop with these wild temperature swings. Last week he lived up to the ‘Texas weather’ saying we had to wait for a day and a different season would come along, and planning a spring fishing trip was hard to do with winter coming. […]

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White bass watershed

If you like easy fishing and fast catching, a white bass trip is just what you need over the next few weeks. Currently, white bass spawn in the tributaries of all our lakes and large rivers. They are concentrated in narrow, shallow waters and they will hit a wide assortment of artificial lures. If you […]

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Montauk, New York 2020

Montauk is a small hamlet and census-designated place in Suffolk County in the US state of New York. Montauk has been used as a Navy, Coast Guard, Army, and Air Force base. He is known to many Long Island residents as “The end” due to its location on the most easterly point of the island. […]

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Fly fishing in the Lowcountry explodes in popularity | Southeast Wildlife Expo

Not so long ago, it was rare to see anyone fly fishing in the creeks and rivers of the Lowcountry. Today, the thrill of targeting red drum — also known as rockfish, channel bass, and spottedtail bass — draws anglers of all ages with fly rods to the region’s abundant salt marshes. The popularity of […]

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Roaring River State Park offers trails for all abilities

For hikers and anglers who like quiet parks, February is a great time to hike or catch a fish at Roaring River State Park. There’s plenty to do at this Missouri state park south of Cassville, Mo. Anglers can catch and release rainbow trout during the park’s fly-fishing season every Friday, Saturday, Sundays and Mondays. […]

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“An experience rather than just a fishing trip”

Salmon fishing in Gleneagles: “An experience rather than just a trip to catch fish” Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. google […]

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Documenting Los Angeles’ Unlikely Urban Fishermen

It’s hard to imagine there was ever a time when the Los Angeles River was wild and free flowing, flanked by thick forests of reeds and full of rainbow trout – instead of being blanketed in concrete and sandwiched between swollen highways and train tracks. Centuries ago, in areas that are now the backs of […]

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Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for January 20

Fly fishing With the weather in the Spokane area remaining relatively warm for the past two weeks, the Spokane River is still one of the few fly fishing destinations with a chance of success. Snowmelt and rain, however, can dirty the water below Latah Creek. Above that, sink your nymphs and steamers deep and hope […]

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Kenneth Kieser: National Fishing Expo Comes to Kansas City

Kenneth kieser | Go outside Winter is the time to learn and dream about fishing. I am in awe of the show that will be in Kansas City January 14-16. The National Fishing Exhibition will feature many top professionals from different types of fishing talking about their craft and these seminars are free except for […]

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In Sulawesi, Indonesia, community works to defuse blast fishing crisis

Decades of blast fishing have destroyed much of the coral reefs off the Indonesian village of Lora, reducing fish catches. Increased law enforcement and NGO advocacy have helped reverse these destructive practices, but other threats loom, including increasingly unpredictable weather conditions and competition from large trawlers. A community organization is seeking to have the region […]

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The 10 most read articles of 2021 | Outbreak Magazine

Do you remember the end of 2020? When most of us have passed this pandemic year zealously in the rearview mirror, assuming 2021 will mark a return to normalcy? When we would get together with friends, go back to traveling across the country and the world, and work and play like we did before a […]

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It was a good Christmas – The Durango Herald

Holidays and the younger generations offer hope for the future Christmas always signals the end of another year in just one week. The past year has been reminiscent of the previous year. Covid and politicians are always with us. Fly fishing and the weather were good. The best part about fly fishing is that my […]

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John Bailey: So why exactly are we going fishing?

Posted: 6:00 a.m. December 29, 2021 I’m not sure if you managed to sneak into a viewing of the Mortimer and Whitehouse Christmas special, but as a so-called consultant it was important that I did. I watched it with my 20-something step-sons who were unusually quiet throughout. I felt from them that they appreciated the […]

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An avid fisherman makes bamboo fishing rods | Open spaces

Ryan Hanrahan Buffalo Bulletin Via Wyoming News Exchange Zac Sexton is addicted to fly fishing. “I’m literally addicted to this,” he said. “My wife is an addiction counselor and she says I’m addicted to it. I don’t do the things that I’m supposed to do to be able to go fishing, to get rid of […]

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Fishermen forge a friendship that goes beyond numbers

Provided “Merry Christmas,” said Captain Anderson, handing me papers filled with numbers. “Are you serious?” I answered. “It might be the nicest thing someone has ever done for me.” While her Merry Christmas was a bit out of season, the spirit was there. It was March 2020 and the world of COVID-19 was just beginning. […]

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Wind and snow could hamper fishing in area this weekend | Outside

Just as things start to improve for the Niagara River fishing, another strong wind event will happen that will end up messing things up for a few days or more. It takes a bit longer to clear up at this time of year as the water temperature hovered around 40 degrees when the water is […]

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Just a peek when addicted

Trout fisherman Bob Berger sets the bar high as he casts graceful loops of fly fishing line over the swirling, clear stream at Roaring River State Park. “My goal is to catch 100 trout in one day,” said the fisherman from Monett, Missouri. He and a handful of fishing mates were herded head to toe […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Watch the weather conditions before heading out to catch bass

Low fishing has been in a state of change. Top-down weather fronts really come into play as late fall approaches. I have found that consistent weather conditions generally result in consistent fishing patterns. When weather fronts are blowing, we often have to make changes daily, if not hourly. Many anglers assume that moving weather fronts […]

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Eagle Claw Fishing Tackle Manufacturer Announces New Plant in Cheyenne | Business

“I grew up fishing here in Wyoming and some of my first tackle was Eagle Claw,” Governor Gordon said. “Locating them in Wyoming is like a childhood dream come true. It’s yet another example of an outdoor recreation business recognizing Wyoming as a welcoming place for businesses in this industry. The company plans to increase […]

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What to be thankful for in Delaware

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the many things we need to be thankful for. Whatever your personal situation, you can be grateful that you live in the greatest nation this planet has ever known. We always elect our government with one person, one voice, and we always have the freedom to reach the […]

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Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association keeps records for the best fish

The Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association presented its 2021 Fish of the Year awards on a Zoom conference call because the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association’s annual conference was canceled. Two deserving anglers braved the elements and the fish and carved out a place for themselves in the state’s record books. The top angler in the Rod […]

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Israel to allow 3,000 settler housing in West Bank this week

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Crashing through the waves of the Mediterranean at sunset, Palestinian fisherman Mohammed Al-Nahal leads a convoy of rickety boats for another risky night under the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip.Forced to stay close to shore due to Israeli restrictions on powerful engines, the men complain of having to search for […]

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Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: Memories of a Recent Fly Fishing Trip to Yellowstone | Sports

Recently four of us traveled to Montana, Wyoming and Idaho to fly fishing. Our group consisted of Craig Smith and attorney Michael (Mike) Shepard of Dalton, Paul Knauth of Hinsdale and myself. We were going to spend 10 days fishing famous rivers in these areas, including Yellowstone National Park (YNP). Rivers such as the Yellowstone, […]

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Opportunities for deer hunting, fly fishing and trapping are on the program

Reduced mobility deer hunting The Wayne County Izaak Walton League sponsors a Reduced Mobility (Wheelchair) Deer Hunting, which allows hunters with a permanent or temporary disability to hunt during gun season. Hunting experience is not required, but a valid hunting license and deer license are required from each hunter. The hunting location is 6928 Cedar […]

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Want to learn to fly fishing? Trout Unlimited gives you a chance

Ohio State Trappers Association The Ohio State Trapper’s Association will be holding their Region B meeting on Saturday, October 2 at the Killbuck Valley Sportsman’s Club, 8482 Township Road 559, Holmesville. Trapping demonstrations will start at 8 a.m. with Steve Bourgeois discussing the pocket sets, followed at 9 a.m. with Glenn Witchey giving advice on […]

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Residents suffer as foreign fishermen loot stocks in Kenyan waters

Fishermen cast their nets to try their luck in the Indian Ocean waters along the Mama Ngina waterfront in Mombasa County. May 18, 2021. [Kelvin Karani, Standard] Poor governance, the government’s willingness to do business with foreigners and inadequate fishing gear continue to hurt local coastal fishing communities as foreigners fish for Kenya’s stocks. Experts […]

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MONTI: Saltwater Anglers founder Medeiros has passed away | Local sports

Stephen J. Medeiros, founder, president and executive director of the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association, died Monday. In an announcement on his passing, RISAA said, “It is with a heavy heart that the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association announces the passing of our founder, leader and friend, Stephen J. Medeiros. Steve was a tireless advocate […]

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Afield Adventures: Sometimes Fish Are Curiously Attracted | Adventures in the distance

IN THE WORLD of fishing boats, there are millions of products designed to entice a fish to eat them. Created by scientists, fishermen and artisans, fishing lures have evolved with sport and have become incredibly diverse. There are those who fall into the broad categories and those who are particular and specialized. The measure of […]

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Fly fishing on a fly of lettuce

The Susquehanna Valley has natural features well known beyond its borders, and the Cumberland County streams have fans around the world. Matt Barcaro of WGAL News 8 clarified the reason in the latest “Explore Outdoors” report. Herb Weigle was fly fishing. “That’s good. I bought this property mainly for this reason,” Weigl said. Wygle’s backyard […]

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Sportsman of today: Bob Clouser, creator of Clouser Minnow, makes a virtual visit to the PVFF club | Travel and outdoors

The famous Bob Clouser, creator of the famous Clouser Minnow fly design, was the guest speaker at the May meeting of the Potomac Valley fly fishermen. The Clouser Minnow fly model is known around the world and has caught more varieties of fish than any other fly in both freshwater and saltwater. The meeting was […]

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Fishing in Idaho’s Mountain Lakes: Gear, Tactics & Tips for Anglers | New

NAMPA – Mountain lakes require difficult logistics when you consider the travel and hikes required to get to them, and when you get there there is the challenge of catching fish, right? Fortunately, the hardest part of fishing in a mountain lake is usually getting there. Fishing tends to be pretty straightforward, so don’t overthink […]

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Book Review: “The Unreasonable Virtue of Fly Fishing” | Community

“The Unreasonable Virtue of Fly Fishing” by Mark Kurlansky. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021. 304 pages; $ 28 (hardcover). Mark Kurlansky uses his fact-rich writing style to weave the history of fly and fish fishing, his personal pond fishing life from childhood to rivers around the world, and literary perspectives and ethics about the sport […]

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Sport Fishing Equipment Market Research Report

According to the latest report of the IMARC group, entitled “Sport fishing equipment market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025 ”, the global sport fishing equipment to continue its moderate growth over the next five years. Sport fishing equipment refers to devices used for recreational fishing activities and competitions. They mainly include […]

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Fishing report:

Now is the time to go trout fishing alone or with family or friends. Trout season opened last week, and with freshly stocked waterways in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, it’s pretty easy to catch a fish. What not to like? Being outside in the fresh, clean air with the anticipation and excitement of catching a […]