Category Archives: Humor

Video Hatch: “Fly Fishing Mystery Theater” (Humor)

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 …

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Fool’s Day Funnies

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

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Scientists: “Tarpon Actually Smallmouth Bass”

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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

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Video Hatch: "The Lapland Jam"

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.

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Video Hatch: "English Jonny" (Humor)

Carp fishing humor from The Angler’s Culvert: “I can’t remember whether he was born in England, or Britain, or Great Britain, or one of the three countries, you know, over there in the United Kingdom. But he come over here …

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Video Hatch: "The Fly Fishing Santa"

We always assumed Santa Claus was a two-handed caster. Now we have proof.

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Video Hatch: Sight Fishing "Training Day"

More video humor and music from the gentlemen of Jazz & Fly Fishing.

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Gear Karma: Keeping Track of Your Stuff

Roger Phillips went way out of his way in offering a choice between beer or booze to the guide who recovered his ammo box full of reels, lines and assorted gear. “Elcox, who guides steelheaders on the Snake River, said … more

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Video Hatch (Humor): Advanced Trick Casting

The gentlemen of Jazz & Fly Fishing are back at it, this time with a video that demonstrates advanced trick casting in the form of “The Shadow Cast.” If you’ve had all you can stand of learning spey techniques for …

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Rented Bahamas Island: "Paradise or Prison?"

“These are the things I carried: an iPad jammed with various kinds of media, enough batteries to stock a Wal-Mart, a BlackBerry, a bunch of DVDs, 7,000 songs on my iPod, and a bottle of extra virgin olive oil. These … more

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