Category Archives: Humor
Visual effects company Condor Cape reminds us (some of us) why casting accuracy is so important after all. Their new commercial for Bells Whiskey features a fly fisher, a be-goggled moped driver, and a handful of very thirsty gentlemen.
Retired National Geographic editor-in-chief Bill Allen says Dick Cheney will undergo waterboarding to validate his claims on fish size after this weekend’s Montana trip. “Mr. Cheney has requested the waterboarding session to squelch rumors that he consistently overstated the success … more
A bill that just passed the Texas senate by unanimous vote will impose strong penalties on anglers who lie to win tournaments — but will let the average prevaricator off the hook. As Erica Goode writes in The New York … more
This video comes courtesy of FrontsideFly.com, whose tagline reads “Mostly Scandanavian Fly Fishing…” Harald and Tor Nylinder are wandering northern Sweden looking for trout — and apparently for trouble as frustrating fishing leads them to get within herb-fly casting …
RA Beattie’s entry into the 1st Annual Ice Out Shoot Out video competition sponsored by Simms and The Drake magazine revives an old Saturday Night Live character and includes the obligatory shot glass prop. As Beattie says: “Four groups of shooters …
In addition to MidCurrent‘s own highly questionable (though not consistently questioned) reportage on the scientific link between smallmouth bass and tarpon, a few other media folks came up with some doozies yesterday: We suggested last week that leather might replace hackle feathers … more
Those of us who’ve fished extensively for both tarpon and smallmouth bass have noticed similarities in the way fish feed, fight and even sometimes look (witness the “bronzebacks” of the Everglades). But hardly anyone would expect a close scientific connection to … more
Music won’t come from the open end of an aluminum rod tube — unless you put it in the hands of the Jazz and Fly Fishing crew, back to entertain us with another “lesson” on stillwater sight fishing.