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Jim Harrison's Memorial Dinner

After Jim Harrison’s death, his closest friends and family members gathered for a farewell dinner for the beloved author, “whose ravenous love of the earth was equaled only by his ability to articulate such affection in his books,” writes Chris Dombrowski. Read more about Harrison’s memorial dinner, including recipes, via Outside Online.

Sneak Fly Fishing Into Any Vacation

You don’t need to plan a fly fishing trip to get some fly fishing in on a vacation. From rising early to always carrying gear, with these tips from Dan Zazworsky you can make fly fishing a part of any trip. Via Postfly Box.

Video Hatch: “BWO Buffet”

In this first episode of The Buffet Series from Gilbert Rowley, visit Utah's Green River, home to one of the world's greatest blue-winged olive hatches.

Sight Fishing Streamers

Streamers aren’t often thought of as the fly of sight fishing, but in this article Chris Hunt writes about several scenarios where doing so have made his day on the water. “The next time you’re swinging big flies for trout, and you’re having hard time hooking up, consider going with something that you’ll be able to see when it’s in the...

Video Hatch: "Patagonia® Foot Tractor Wading Boots"

The highly anticipated Patagonia wading boots, built by Danner, are now available to order and in fly shops. Learn more in this video from Patagonia.

Fighting Sexism on the Water

In this recent article, Chris Sayer profiles female fly fishing guides Rachel Therkildsen and Emily Dmohowski and their experiences working as a female fly fishing guides. The historically narrow demographic “produced a private-club mentality where these older guys felt like it was their sport, their water,” she says. “You’d hear them talk about how...

Podcast Episode: Colin McKeown on The Itinerant Angler

Colin McKeown is the guest on this recent episode of The Itinerant Angler. McKeown is the producer of the popular fly fishing television program The New Fly Fisher. Tune in as he discusses the tricks of the TV trade with host Zach Matthews.

Video Hatch: “Midwest Daydream”

This short film from Paul Nicoletti features Midwest hospitality and steelhead fly fishing locales.

Video Hatch: “Dams Out”

Matilija Dam located on the Ventura River watershed is listed as one of the Top 5 California dams to remove in the latest report from California Trout. Removing this dam will reconnect access to critical spawning and rearing habitat for the endangered Southern California steelhead.

American Saltwater Guides Association Launches with Mission to Promote Sustainable Business Through Marine Conservation

A group of saltwater fishing guides and recreational fishing business owners has announced the creation and launch of the American Saltwater Guides Association. The ASGA will be “dedicated to activating and empowering the conservation-minded recreational fishing community to protect marine resources for the benefit of anglers.”