Author: sdurrant

Pebble CEO Resigns Due to Leaked Tapes

Tom Collier, the CEO of the Pebble Limited Partnership - the group trying to put a mine on the headwaters of Bristol Bay - has resigned, reports Field & Stream.  Collier resigned after tapes leaked by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) revealed that Collier and the other Pebble executives don't plan on ending the mining operations in Bristol...

DIY Tippet Spool Tender

Grant Michaels, over at Fly Lords Magazine, put this piece together recently about a video from Tightline Productions, where DIY tippet tenders are discussed. If you're tired of losing tippet, and don't want to spend the money on a tippet tender at the local fly shop, this DIY video is for you. Take a look at it here.

DIY Bahamas Bonefish With the Family

Getting out after fish in far-flung locations is what most anglers dream of. The good news is that a lot of these places - like the Bahamas - are also ideal vacation spots for families. So if you're an angler with a spouse and kids, is it possible to travel to the Gulf of Mexico, Hawaii, Belize, or the Bahamas and still get in some great fly fishing without...

Making Sense of Fly Hooks

When you're new to the world of fly fishing, everything seems overwhelming. That's even truer when you get started with tying flies. And that confusion is the basis for Charlie Craven's newest piece for Fly Fisherman Magazine, where he gives you a great education on fly hooks, from the barb up. Read it in full here.

Save the "Horny" Fish

With a headline like that, this article from Fly Lords Mag caught my attention immediately. Despite the title, it's actually a serious piece of writing, with great information on what the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust is doing to help preserve and protect populations of permit. You can read the article in full here.


Tom Hazleton recently wrote this piece about musky fishing for Hatch Magazine. It's a great read, especially for someone like myself who's never chased musky on the fly. Read it in full here.

Figuring Out Fall Streamers

Lance Egan recently wrote this piece for Fly Fisherman Magazine about fishing fall streamers and a few different patterns to use as well. I'm lucky to know Lance, and he's an amazing angler. Take some time to read through what he has to say here - it's worth it.

Fishercat River Company Highlighting Fly Fishing in Baltimore

This is a really fun, interesting story that comes to use from Baltimore Magazine. Over in Baltimore, resident and lifelong fly angler Nick Rodricks is working to show the rest of the country that the Baltimore area - and Maryland in general - is a viable fly fishing destination. Rodricks started the Fishercat River Company to offer guided trips within...

"Art of Fly Fishing" Wins Inaugural Stimmie Awards

The International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) today announced “The Art of Fly Fishing” from BluffLINE Media as the winner of the Inaugural Stimmie Awards, created to celebrate amateur fly-fishing filmmakers from around the world. “The Art of Fly Fishing” follows artist Brooke Belohlavek as she follows her two passions: art and fly fishing. From...

The Pros and Cons of Swimming With a Hammer for a Head

The New York Times has been pulling out all the stops lately to publish fishing-related content it seems. And with this recent article about hammerhead sharks, they're really catering to the tarpon crowd, because tarpon anglers often see hammerheads when fishing. Anyways - this article is full of interesting facts about hammerheads, and their unique...