It was the year 1981 when I had my first fly fishing experiences with trout and chub. Things changed when I discovered (black) bass on the fly in 1984. I fell in love immediately.>>
I woke up just before my 5 am alarm and jumped in the shower. The night was spent dancing on the surface of sleeping, dreaming and waking.
Fabrizio Gajardoni is one of the most respected fly tiers in Europe. We met him in Italy to talk about salmon flies and his one of a kind artistic creations.
Fly fishing carp has become increasingly popular since the species is found in many habitats. Rainer Ballin provides a step-by-step for one of the best carp flies.
Log cabins, woodsmoke and Kamloops trout go together. I visited a rustic fishing camp in the British Columbia interior twice this summer.
Fishing pliers are one of the most important tools when hitting the water. They can remove a hook, cut a line or even the shank of a hook. Here is what you should look for.
Fly fishing sunglasses – one of the most important items when hitting the water. We share opinions on why you should invest in a good pair of polarized sunglasses.
Wading boots are like ski boots. You only know what’s possible once you’ve tried the best. Say hello to the Patagonia Danner Boots.
There are few things more important in fly fishing than strong knots. We show you how to tie five of the most important ones.
Scapin builds some of the finest bamboo fly rods in Europe. We visited him in Padova, Italy, to talk about how he got started and a special kind of rod he makes.
The Algarve in the South of Portugal is known as one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations.
Aquaculture, sometimes referred to as fish farming is not historically known for its sustainability.
The alarm jangled the last fits of sleep, dancing on already excited nerves, which didn’t really need much waking up at 4am believe it or not.
Freezing temperatures, streets packed with tourists on their way to the ski resorts and piles of snow covering the ground.
A small group of pacific northwest bamboo fly rod makers and collectors assemble each spring to inspect and cast bamboo fly rods.
Fly fishing for trout in Japan can be traced back at least to the fifteenth century, using a horsehair line attached to a bamboo rod.
Beaver ponds are an acquired taste. They are hard to find, hard to reach and hard to wade.
Over the years I have noticed that besides red and brown, neon pink or neon orange are the most successful colours in my flybox.
Forks is a scruffy town of 3,800 people named for three steelhead fly fishing rivers which join outside town: the Sol Duc, the Calawah and the Bogachiel.
Produced by Yvon Chouinard the film addresses wild fish, wild rivers and habitat destruction by fish farms.
Every time I walk into a fly shop I am magically attracted by the shelves of flies that are the backbone of a legitimate fly fishing store.