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Salomone: Don’t forget the monsters

Peacock bass on the fly.Michael Salomone/Courtesy Photo I have been fortunate over the years to travel to many warm climate environments as soon as the ski season is over. The “off season” seems to have faded over the years to become a busy cycle throughout the year. However, my family still plans a vacation every […]

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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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Basic fly casting instruction available March 15

Allen County Fly Anglers will hold a basic casting instruction session at 7 p.m. on March 15 at the Harrod Events Center located at 9520 Harrod Road in Harrod. Club chairman Brad Sherrick hopes “we’ll see some new faces at the casting clinic”. He added: “If it’s successful, we could schedule several more over the […]

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Blue River busy with anglers for trout derby

TISHOMINGO, Okla. (KXII) – A record number of people came to Blue River this weekend for the Trout Fishing Tournament. Youth division winner Aiden Casaz said he had been fishing since he was six years old. “Yesterday I caught my biggest fish,” Casaz said. “7.2 pound trout. I caught it on my fly rod using […]

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First female Paiute fly fishing guide at Pyramid Lake hopes to pave way for others

After searching for a deserted beach along Pyramid Lake’s 15 miles of shoreline on a crisp January morning, Autumn Harry settled at Warrior Point where she could cast her fishing line from the sand-colored tuff rocks. The sun had just risen over the mountains and there was not a cloud in the sky. She put […]

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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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Donor Spotlight: Jeff Loutit | California trout

Written by CalTrout Member Jeff Loutit My earliest fishing memory is worm fishing with my dad on the banks of the Tairei River in Central Otago, New Zealand. It seems sacrilegious from what I now know of the incredible fishing in New Zealand, but back then I loved every minute of it: digging up the […]

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Review: Snowbee Prestige GX-S SW Fly Rod | Hatch Magazine

Sometimes it’s fun to live dangerously. You know…like when casting a fly over a fish, you’re probably better off going alone, for the sake of your gear, if not for the wrath you might incur if something goes wrong. Like when the magazine editor who gave you a fly rod review watches you intentionally swap […]

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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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Fly fishing experience in full swing in local rivers and lakes – Campbell River Mirror

Those of us who started fishing for pike, perch and walleye in the prairie provinces used a spinning rod and reel and cast lures with treble hooks. In Saskatchewan we had a lake about an hour away and it usually rained, but that didn’t matter; it was fishing time. Since there were no local trout […]

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2 minutes with… Arturo Gigante, CCO of Burns Group

Arturo Gigante is Art Director/Creative Director, tireless advocate of creative innovation and current Chief Creative Officer of Burns Group. He believes in big ideas, risk taking and the importance of the strategic/creative process to inform a brand’s own unique story. Prior to joining Burns Group, Arturo co-founded his own advertising agency, Spork NY in Soho, […]

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Sport Fly Fishing Rods Market Size 2022 and Analysis by 2029

New Jersey, USA-Market Research Intelligence has been analyzing sport fly fishing rod technology and markets since 2021. Since then, through company research analysis, we have been in close proximity to latest market research and development. Additionally, Research Intelligence works closely with many buyers to help them better understand the technology and market environment and develop […]

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Adventures Afield: Looking back on a year outdoors |

Matt Reilly If I’ve learned anything over the past few years, it’s the true value of time spent with friends and family, and the privilege that travel and adventure are part of our daily lives. At the start of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic effectively put the kibosh on both of these things, and it wasn’t […]

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10 Colorado-Based Companies That Make Cool Products For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Colorado is known for its many outdoor recreations, so it’s no surprise that the small businesses that call Colorado home have created some impressive outdoor products over the years. Here’s a look at what a few Colorado-based outdoor recreation equipment companies have in the works in 2022. 1. BOCO equipment — Boulder, Colorado BOCO Gear […]

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Oregon’s new whitefish state record could be a world record

An Oregon fly fisherman caught the new state record mountain whitefish on Dec. 19. The 5 lb. 12oz. the fish was certified as a new state record on January 7 and, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, could very well be considered the new world record for the species. Alex Dietz, who […]

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Community calendar from 01/17/22 to 01/24/22

*Community Events* Antigo Region Community Food Pantry January 19and 11am-2pm (Wednesday) & January 21st 1-3 p.m. (Fri), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. We ask anyone wishing to use the food pantry to wait in cars or outside and a volunteer will provide directions for service. Our monthly donation goal for January will be canned […]

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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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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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Find time to enjoy the outdoors when life gets in your way

For nearly two decades as an outdoor writer for the Bangor Daily News, I have traveled thousands of miles and written hundreds of columns and stories about wild places, wild animals and wild adventures – the mine and those appreciated by others. Since I gave up this job in May so I could go back […]

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Matthew Dickerson: Survival in the wild isn’t always the hardest test

MATTHEW DICKERSON “And so John the Baptist appeared in the desert… [wearing] clothes of camel hair, with a leather belt around the waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey. How’s that for the start of an exciting outdoor adventure? I guess you could call it a wilderness survival story. It’s also part of the […]

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Richard Lenzsch Obituary (2021) – Somers Point, NJ

Lenzsch, Richard W. “Dick”, – 88, of Somers Point, entered Heaven’s Gates on November 30, 2021. Born in his home in Longport, New Jersey, he attended school (with perfect attendance) elementary school in Granville and graduated from Atlantic City. high school in 1951, where he was a noted football and baseball player. He then graduated […]

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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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Herbert Mines recruits the first human resources director for Orvis

Rebecca Jones brings over 20 years of senior hospitality, beauty and retail experience to her new role at the family-owned outdoor retailer. Most recently, she was Director of Human Resources at the European Wax Center, where she led HR strategy, talent development, and diversity and inclusion initiatives. Let’s get into the research. December 1, 2021 […]

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Bakewell store celebrates first anniversary with fundraiser to benefit the British Heart Foundation and the Royal British Legion

Orvis UK is holding its annual Flies and Pies event at its King Street store, Bakewell, on December 3, 2021. Orvis UK, which sells fishing gear, outerwear and pet accessories, is holding its annual Flies and Pies event on Friday, December 3, 2021 from 4 p.m. Local businesses are supporting a silent auction by donating […]

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Thousand Lakes muskellunge breaks state record

The temperature was 18 degrees Monday night when Nolan Sprengeler and a few friends broke the ice at a public access on Thousand Lakes to drop Sprengeler’s 621 Ranger into the big lake. Sprengeler, along with Ostego’s Kevin Kray and Zimmerman’s Zack Skoglund, had already checked three more launches before deciding their only bet was […]

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Grayson County trout bottoms announced for 2021-22 season

With the arrival of November a few weeks ago, the 2021-22 trout season has been inaugurated on the north shore of the Red River. So far, early reports of Blue River trout fishing near Tishomingo indicate anglers are finding excellent rainbow trout fishing in Johnson County, Oklahoma. In fact, it’s a good Thanksgiving holiday activity […]

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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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Cameron Peak fire continues to hit businesses over a year later – CBS Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colorado (CBS4) – For many Larimer County businesses that operate in and along the Powder and Big Thompson Canyons, the lasting impacts of the Cameron Peak fire are greater than those of when the fire was actively burning in 2020. Workers from the recreational industry, like fly fishing and white rafting guides, say […]

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Charles T. Moxley 1960-2021 | News, Sports, Jobs

WARREN – Fly fishing is lonely, contemplative, misanthropic, scientific in some hands, poetic in others, and mixed with conflicting aesthetic considerations. It’s not even clear if catching fish is really the point. But to Dr Charles Thomas “Mandrel” Moxley, fly fishing was his peace. Tuesday, September 21, 2021, Chuck, 61, took his place at the […]

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Obituary of Dr. Charles Thomas “Chuck” Moxley, Warren, Ohio

WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Fly fishing is lonely, contemplative, misanthropic, scientific in some hands, poetic in others, and interwoven with conflicting aesthetic considerations. It’s not even clear if catching fish is really the point. But for Dr. Charles Thomas “Chuck” Moxley, fly fishing was his peace. On September 21, 2021, Chuck took a seat at […]

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The Carbon Fiber Telescopic Fishing Rods Market To See Huge Growth By 2028 – Esox Fishing Rods, Cashion Fishing Rods, Grandt Rods, GOTURE

Backed by comprehensive primary and secondary research, the Global report Telescopic Carbon Fiber Fishing Rods Industry 2021 presents profitable market insights. This market research report has deployed the suggestions of many industry experts and also presents valuable recommendations from expert and experienced market analysts. Top decision makers in this industry have added their own thoughts […]

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book commemorates 150 years of fishing | Free content

“The fish came first,” said Jeff Trandahl in the prologue to “America’s Bountiful Waters,” a book released this year commemorating 150 years of fisheries conservation and the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Trandahl, CEO and Executive Director of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation in Washington, DC, takes readers back to February 8, 1871, when […]

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On the Fly: Pacific City Fishing Guides Father and Son Cast Bigger Nets | Community

Pacific City Fly Fishing and Guide Service is known as the “Biggest Little Fly Shop” on the Oregon Coast. This is the brainchild of Jack Harrell, known to local fishermen as the “Flyman”, Jack is the quintessential fly fishing whisperer of the Pacific Coast. “He’s the guy that people who write books about this stuff […]

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MONTI: Do you have questions about recreational catch estimates? NOAA has the answers | Local sports

NOAA Fisheries’ Maine Recreation Information Program now has a website that answers questions from anglers on producing recreational catch and effort estimates that are used, in part. , to establish harvest limits for recreational fishing. An article titled “Ask MRIP: Answering Your Questions About Estimating Recreational Catch” can be viewed at Fisheries noaa.gov/feature-story/. Questions addressed […]

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After losing her job during the pandemic, a woman in Belfast is now rowing a dory as a guide to Maine

BELFAST, Maine – Nicolle Littrell casts off and heads for the water almost silently, barely creating a ripple in the water. She pilots her boat, the Witch, and a passenger through a maze of boats moored in the bustling harbor on a sunny summer morning. We pass dinghies, fishing boats, lobster boats, elegant sailboats and […]

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Buhl Day festivities focus on children’s fun and safety | New

Amelia McCrary, five, grabbed her fishing rod on Saturday morning at the Buhl Park fishing derby, as her mother, Nerissa Hobson, recalled her own childhood experience with the derby. “I won for the bigger fish,” said the Sharon resident. Hobson was delighted to bring Amelia to the Children’s Fishing Tournament at Lake Julia in Hermitage […]

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Chalkstream Fishing on the Test and Dever Rivers: “You must be as surreptitious and precise as a sniper”

Our fishing correspondent David Profumo ventures to England for a series of forays on venerable chalk streams, where he pockets some brown trout and a lot of nostalgia. My Perthshire Lake Trout had barely taken off its winter ice protection helmet and was having fun with some spring exercise (prompted by a few koi carp […]

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Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation offers family program for veterans

BELGRADE – The Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation has developed a pilot program, focusing on families and fly fishing. Founded in 2007, Warriors and Quiet Waters is dedicated to reintegrating and reconnecting post 9/11 ex-combatants with their community and nature. Eric Hastings, the founder, served in the Vietnam War and discovered healing performed by throwing […]

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Open house for historic Cobbinshaw fishing as evening sessions begin at Glencorse

The reservoir is nestled in an uninhabited part of West Lothian near the border with South Lanarkshire and still supplies water to the Union Canal. However, for almost 120 years it has been home to the Cobbinshaw Angling Association, one of Scotland’s main fisheries. The 240 acre reservoir sits on a Site of Special Scientific […]

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Without plan

“They don’t generate, so we can go up the river,” my wife said. “If they start generating, we’ll float right into the dock.” Makes sense to me. We had woken up with no other plan but to fish and enjoy the ease of the Little Red River. One of our annual traditions after graduation is […]

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Business Intel: Fly Fishing Store, Guide Service Opens in Salem | Local company

Carter Fishing Company in Salem offers clothing, fishing rods, reels – “everything you would need to get ready and go fishing,” said Jeremy Carter. Carter Fishing Company in Salem offers popular brands such as Simms Fishing and Patagonia. Carter Fishing Company, a fly shop and guide service, opened this month in Salem. A new full-service […]

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A park called “ours” | New

Maybe like many outdoor enthusiasts, Lisa and I have learned to appreciate access to federal lands by seeing incredible places like Voyageur, Yellowstone, Glacier, Zion, Shenandoah and others. The same is true of the Minnesota businesses in the Boundary Waters, Itasca, Gooseberry, Cuyuna, Tettegouche and others. Although we are indirect and fractional owners of these […]

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Pioneer Remembers As More Women Begin Fly Fishing | New

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – Traditionally considered a men’s sport, fly fishing has grown in popularity among women and girls in recent years, and women make up its largest demographic. Jen Ripple, editor-in-chief of DUN Magazine, an international women’s fly fishing magazine, said there could be a number of reasons for this, but mostly because the […]

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Wisconsin Pioneer Remembers As More Women Start Fly Fishing | Wisconsin News

By ELIZABETH DOHMS-HARTER, Wisconsin Public Radio MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – Traditionally considered a men’s sport, fly fishing has grown in popularity among women and girls in recent years, and women are its largest demographic. Jen Ripple, editor-in-chief of DUN Magazine, an international women’s fly fishing magazine, said there could be a number of reasons for […]

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Andy Schafermeyer’s Adventures Afield: Wading in Water for Trout Brings Fresh Pleasure | Adventures in the distance

MANY TYPES of anglers, fly fishermen and women share the reputation of those who are most obsessed with their appearance. From the top of the head, where fancy hats perch, to the soles of the feet, which rest in warm wading boots, the fly fisherman is always ready to be photographed. With the confidence of […]

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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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Fishing for longnose gar in upstate New York with hook-less rope flies: nothing like it

Fishing guide John Gaulke said there was no experience like this in freshwater. Veteran angler Joel Spring said given the combat and the size of the fish he wonders why more anglers aren’t trying. They talk about fishing for the long-nosed moth using artificial flies without hooks made from thin strands of rope. Gaulke prefers […]

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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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Carlow Nationalist – Murph’s on Tullow St, Carlow celebrates 30 years in business

James Murphy of Murph’s, Tullow Street, Carlow, which turns 30 this week Photos: michaelorourkephotography.ie James Murphy with his son Eoin and his father Jim Willie Walsh at work at Murph’s By Suzanne Pender A FAMILY-RUN boutique is celebrating its 30th anniversary this week, serving the people of Carlow for over three decades. Murph’s, Unit 2, […]

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Donaldson’s most rewarding year was his last

In retrospect, 40 years in education, 32 of them in Lewiston, Superintendent Bob Donaldson remembers his latest as his best. During his eight years as District Superintendent, Donaldson navigated the community’s approval of a $ 60 million bond that helped construct the new high school and education building vocational and technical, and a reconfiguration of […]

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Buttle Lake Loggers, Trespassers & Millionaires – Campbell River Mirror

Catherine Marie Gilbert, guest writer for the Campbell River Museum This year, Strathcona Provincial Park celebrates its 110th anniversary and is a popular mecca for boaters, fishermen, hikers, climbers and naturalists. Despite the importance of its stature as BC’s oldest provincial park, only certain segments of its history, such as the Ellison Expedition of 1910, […]

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Scattershots: North Forest Clay Shoot, Lake Erie Catfish Tournament On The Outdoors Program

Competitors will receive a free one-day fishing license if you plan to fish in Seneca Nation waters. There will also be a free one-day launch at Hanover Marina. Boats can launch earlier to avoid the long lines at the ramp. Unlimited WNY Trout Meeting Well-known author and master fly rod builder Jerry Kustich will be […]