Category Archives: Humor

First-Ever Fly Fishing Sex Survey

Researchers have just released significant new data on the potential impact of fly fishing on human sexual behavior.  As Scott Bowen writes in his MidCurrent exclusive report, the results are somewhat surprising and may arouse further research. The Federal Institute of Human … more

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Video Hatch: “WWHD – Limits”

In a new series from expert fishing guide Hank Patterson, your pressing questions are answered. This first installment of “What Would Hank Do?” addresses the issue of salmon limits and grizzly bears in Alaska, among others.

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Sunset on the Motueka

In a fertile valley and perfect location, Derek Grzelewski recounts a day on the Motueka River, where even an encounter with an inconsiderate angler cannot steal the show: for “the dream was not shattered, just foreshortened,” Grzelewski writes in his … more

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Video Hatch: “Hank Patterson Episode #7 – The Essential Gear “

No gold bullion or 401K plan required, says expert guide Hank Patterson as he details the essential items for a beginning fly fisher. And yet things are not as simple as they look from the outset, as you’ll find in …

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Video Hatch: “Fly Fishing Filmmaking Tips”

This year’s Orvis Rendezvous in Missoula, Montana, features a highly acclaimed guest speaker: fly fishing film maker (and humorist) Hank Patterson, who gives a preview with some tips and tricks of the trade in this film short.

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Fly Fishing Under the Nose of the Supreme Leader

Scott Bowen reviews  A Bridge To FUBAR: Long Walks and Nice Casts in North Korea 2006-2011, the story of how a an elite Special Forces LRS team managed to explore and map undiscovered North Korean blue-ribbon trout streams—all while surveilling secret … more

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Video Hatch: “Best Guide Never”

High-holed and skunked on the river, Hank Patterson is back in this trailer for the film short featured in the upcoming Fly Fishing Film Tour.

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Video Hatch: “Hank Patterson – Episode 3″

Back with more expert advice in episode three of “Reel Adventures,” fly fishing guide Hank Patterson gives the inside scoop on everything from creating your own hatch to why waders need barn doors.

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Lizz Winstead on Fly Fishing

Comedian and the co-creator of “The Daily Show,” Lizz Winstead, wanted to do something special for her 50th. And at the invitation of a friend, she headed to the Naknek River in Alaska to learn how to fly fish. From … more

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Quick Tips: The Importance of a Spare Key

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Spare key? Yes, I swear to you it’s almost as important as a spare rod or reel. It doesn’t matter if you’ve got a random shuttle driver moving your car from one location to the next during a long float, … more

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