Tag: Maine

Last Call: Saving the Nation’s Atlantic Salmon from Extinction

Editor's Note: This is the second article in our series on fly fishing conservation.  This series appears with the support of Swift Fly Fishing, makers of Epic Fly Rods. Will wild native Atlantic salmon go the way of the passenger pigeon, or will we be able to bring them back from the brink of extinction as we did the bald eagle, our National Bird, or...

5 Things Maine Has Contributed to Fly Fishing

Maine is one of the states I desperately want to fish, but just haven't found the time or ability to do so. In the meantime, I'll settle for reading about it. This piece from the Conway Daily Sun is a fun look at what the state of Maine has give to the fly fishing community over the years.

A Father and Son's Fly Fishing Passion Transcends Death

"When Jeff Davis's father died, he passed his love and passion for the sport of fly fishing on to his son. Though not the usual means by which the tradition is handed down, discovering a new found appreciation for the sport has helped Jeff better connect with the memory of his father, and in turn his own family. In this short film we produced in 2019 for...

Maine Fly Fishing | Smallmouth Bass & Landlocked Salmon

"Maine has a long legacy of excellent fly fishing for species such as Smallmouth Bass, Brook Trout and Landlocked Salmon. In this special video Tom Rosenbauer and Mark Melnyk visit one of the oldest and most famous sporting lodges in the country, Weatherby’s. They are guided on some famous and historic Maine rivers for both Smallmouth Bass and Landlocked...

Casco Bay, Maine: "Fifty More Places To Fly Fish Before You Die"

YOU'RE STANDING IN THE BOW of an Action Craft skiff as your guide poles you along flats that seem to stretch for miles. A warm sun lights the way. Suddenly several V-wakes appear at one o’clock, and the guide calls out, “Drop it on ‘em, 40 feet!” As you backcast, a lobster boat chugs into view, and distinctive Downeast accents can be heard over the...

Simple Summer Fun with Landlocks

Nothing pretentious about this video, just engaging filmwork set to pleasant music.  Simple summer fun in Maine's Baxter State Park, catching landlocked salmon.