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Is the number of female anglers growing?

Today, the New York Times published an article titled "Fly Fishing Targets Women as a Source of Growth". Fly fishing, in general, doesn't make the 'Times" very often, so when it does some excitement is stirred up in the industry.  The first photo of the of the article captions "Women have become the fastest growing demographic in the sport of...

Photographer Spotlight: Jay Talbot

1. Who is Jay Talbot?  I am just a 26-year-old bearded dude trying to fund my fishing and hunting addiction with art and designs. 2. Who inspired you to start drawing?  My grandfather was a huge inspiration before he passed a few years ago. I thought it was funny that he spent half of every year trying to paint some masterpiece for...

Faces of Fly Fishing: Derek DeYoung

Derek DeYoung was born on a bayou near the shores of Lake Michigan where his love of fishing was ignited. Over the years his art has veered from the classical fishing art, placing more importance on using a unique style and palette. Using oil paints on canvas, he artfully captures all the subtle intricacies fish possess; their patterns, dimension,...

Video Of The Week: Tenkara | Roots in Patagonia

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Sometimes fishing isn't always about the gear... Take this epic short from our good friends Bryan Gregson & Austin Trayser.  Natural bamboo Tenkara fishing on a spring creek in a remote part of the Andes mountains in Patagonia, Argentina.  Location: Las Pampas Lodge

Faces of Fly Fishing: Tatum Monod

Tatum Monod is a professional free skier from Canada with an incredible passion for fly fishing and the outdoors. She is a true role model in the outdoor community and we are excited to announce her as our latest feature in the "Faces of Fly Fishing" blog series from flylords. 1. Who is Tatum Monod?  A professional free skier, all Canadian girl,...

Faces of Fly Fishing: Tim Romano

Who is Tim Romano?  I’m a middle-aged dude with two young daughters, a lovely wife, and an obnoxious interest in boats and all things watery who somehow melded my passion for photography and fishing into a career. Describe fly fishing in one sentence...  Shit, really?  Uh…  An extrodinarily esoteric way to mess with fish, that in my opinion is really just an...

5 Reasons Golden Dorado Should Be On Your Bucket List

1. They Look Badass Who doesn't want to be holding a giant fish, with massive teeth that literally looks like 24 Karat gold?! Let's be honest, the Golden Dorado might be the coolest looking fish a Fly Angler can target. 2. They live in incredible places. The Golden Dorado can be found in central and east-central South America. For the most part,...

Fly Fisherman Uses Flats Skiff to Rescue Victims in Texas

Category 4 Hurricane Harvey brought heavy rains and flooding after making landfall on the south coast of Texas over the weekend. In times of chaos there are always hero's and here is a fly fisherman using his flats skiff to help rescue stranded individuals. Andrew White is shown here in Houston, Texas helping rescue two dogs and a family, dropping them...

Top 5 Eclipse Photos 2017

Here are a few of our favorite eclipse photos from today. Shot by some of the most talented photographers out there. Comment and let us know which one you like the best! 1.@andrew.studer https://www.instagram.com/p/BYEUHknDXVa/?taken-by=andrew.studer 2. @dustinsnipes https://www.instagram.com/p/BYEv3ShDSmy/?taken-by=dustinsnipe 3. @alexstrohl https://www.instagram.com/p/BYEW_PeH546/?taken-by=alexstroh 4. @jimmy_chin https://www.instagram.com/p/BYENfThHpvl/?taken-by=jimmy_chin 5. @chrisburkard  https://www.instagram.com/p/BYE3RjODBKC/?taken-by=mountainhardwear

Faces of Fly Fishing: Aaron Hitchins

1. Tell me a little bit about yourself. Where were you born what do you do for work? I was born and raised in Ontario's Ottawa Valley, and I went to school for Conservation Biology and Business. After graduation and a brief spell as a waterfowl guide, I made the (maybe not so) obvious transition to doing business development and directing for Rockhouse...

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Don’t Sleep on Winter Fishing

https://vimeo.com/241587544 For some, late Fall and Winter means putting away the fly rod for a few months to wait for fairer weather, but for others, the...