Category Archives: Humor

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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Twenty Questions with Hank Patterson

In the most recent edition of Chris Hunt’s 20 Questions series, star of the REEL Adventures film series and expert guide Hank Patterson takes the hot seat. Covering everything from wombats to fighter pilots, Party of Five to Schaeffer Light, it’s … more

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Tenkara Outlaws?

Jason Klass of Tenkara Talk has some witty advice regarding a serious legal subject involving Tenkara anglers, and it involves velcro and a reel.  This comes after the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s statement that “tenkara fishing on fly fishing … more

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Labash: The Anti-Tying Contingent

Youngsters these days: first they fish lures and call them streamers, and now they distance themselves from the ancient art of fly tying. “The former (fly fishermen) always feeling guilty and inadequate if they don’t become the latter (fly tiers/bug … more

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ITU Kepler22-b Fly-Fishing Expedition an “Awesome Success” Despite Tragedy

ITU’s Ganymede headquarters are abuzz this week with the triumphant return of “Team Earth,” the first interstellar fly-fishing expedition, just back from their exploration of the fishing opportunities on Kepler-22b, a water planet about 600 light years from our solar … more

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Video Hatch: “Mayfly Justice” (Humor)

For a mayfly, 50 years passes in the blink of an eye.  The humorous take on the mayfly lifecycle says it all in just over a minute.  

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Celebrity Waders: Joan Rivers

The UK’s Daily Mail uncovered yet another scandalous event in the life of an international celebrity today when it published photos of Joan Rivers recovering from a slip while fly fishing.  Unfortunately the photos don’t reveal whether she was wearing … more

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Nothing Beats a Stetson

Sure, if you’d rather wear a plastic hat rather than a $400 Silverbelly Stetson, be my guest, says Don Moyer in the Manteca Bulletin.  But don’t go crying to him when you have to put a fire out or when your … more

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“Tom Rowland’s New Fly Fishing Video Game”

They say it’s a joke.  We know Tom, who’s co-host of The Saltwater Experience when he isn’t testing the latest Wii remotes, and we’re not so sure.

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