Video Hatch: “How to Make a Roll Cast”

A good roll cast is an important technique to master, especially when fishing small waters. In this video, Louis Cahill demonstrates the technique and offers great tips for improving your skills. Via Gink & Gasoline.

Costa Sunglasses Adds to OCEARCH Collection in Support of Shark Research

Costa sunglasses has announced the launch of new sunglasses, optical frames, frame colors and apparel as part of its growing OCEARCH Collection, which supports “OCEARCH, an at-sea lab led by explorers and researchers who generate critical data and put science on the side of sharks.”

Video Hatch: “Gravel Road Trout”

This beautiful film from Rolf Nylinder features footage from one long day on the water.

Podcast Episode: Riverhorse Nakadate on Wetfly Swing

In this recent episode of Wetfly Swing, guest Riverhorse Nakadate sits down with host Dave Stewart top talk about his life in Southern Texas. “Riverhorse goes deep to share his story and how he’s made a life as a writer, surfer, musician and fly fisherman. Get ready for a little bass yoga, comedy and stories about Willie, Stevie Ray and Love.”

Video Hatch: “How To Fish a Soft Hackle”

In this video from RIO, brand manager Simon Gawesworth explains one of the simplest, and most effective, ways to fish for trout in a river: using soft hackle flies.

Podcast Episode: The Salmonfly Hatch, with John Way

In this recent podcast episode of The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, John Way of The Tackle Shop is the guest. He talks about the spectacle of nature that happens every year in the Rockies in June: the salmonfly hatch. Way “gives his tips on the life cycle of this giant stonefly, how to fish the hatch, and how to avoid some of the inevitable drift boat...

Video Hatch: “River Etiquette”

In this episode of In The Loop from Redington, Randy Hard Hat goes over some simple rules for better river etiquette, “because no one likes being low-holed, snaked, or cut-off while out fishing.”

Become a Better Angler: Improve Your Cast

The biggest key to becoming a better fly angler is in your cast, writes Todd Tanner. “If you can’t cast, then your options as a fly fisher are incredibly limited, your odds for success plummet, and your opportunities for enjoyment shrink and shrink and then shrink some more,” he writes. “If you can cast, though — if you can put that fly right...

Casio and Fishbrain Smartwatch

Watchmaker Casio and fishing social media platform Fishbrain have teamed up on a watch to help anglers fish smarter, not harder. “It tells users what species is biting, on what, and where. It’s a data-based approach to an often mythological pursuit, and it does this while combining weather and climate attributes to each forecast.” Via GearJunkie.

How to Hold a Trout

“All of the Keep ‘Em Wet campaigns and the Ketchum Release tools will not stop anglers from reaching into the water and lifting their prize,” writes Domenick Swentosky. “It’s a desire to complete the act, to finish the catch, an instinct to hold the creature that we set out to capture.” But there are steps you can take to make sure your catch...