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Events

The Milkfish Myth

For a while, we've heard the story that milkfish can fight for so long because they don't produce any lactic acid when exerting themselves. That claim sounds almost too good to be true, which is why the folks over at Keep Fish Wet set out to find the truth. To learn what they found, read the whole story here.

2022 Adams Fly Festival

If you've ever caught a trout on an Adams - and who hasn't? - then you might be interested in this event in the village of Kingsley, Michigan. It's the 2022 Adams Fly Festival, held to honor Len Halladay, the creator of the Adams. You can learn more about the event here.

Free Teen Fly Fishing Camp in Colorado

The Roaring Fork Conservancy and Taylor Creek Fly Shop are hosting a free teen fly fishing camp in Carbondale, Colorado. You can read more about the event, and register your teens to attend, here.

Paul Bruun Receives 2022 Izaak Walton Award

The American Museum of Fly Fishing (AMFF) announced on Monday, May 9, that Paul Bruun will receive the 2022 Izaak Walton award. Per the AMFF, "The Izaak Walton Award was established in 2014 to honor and celebrate individuals who live by the Compleat Angler philosophy. Their passion for the sport of fly fishing and involvement in their angling community...

PA Fish and Boat Offers Fly Fishing Program

For any women in Pennsylvania interested in learning more about fly fishing, the state Fish and Boat Commission is offering a free-two part intro to fly fishing series. You can learn more about the series here.

A Simple Approach to Leaders

Art Scheck put together this informative primer on leaders, and the best ways to simplify your approach to them. You can read everything Scheck has to say here.

Lefty Kreh Statue in Works

It's hard to believe, but it's been over four years since Lefty Kreh passed. He was one of those larger-than-life figures who did more for fly fishing than I think anyone will ever be able to describe. To help honor Lefty, the Potomac Valley Fly Fishers are planning to erect a life-sized bronze statue of him in Baker Park in Frederick, Maryland. You can...

Orvis Podcast: Modifying Flies with Tim Cammisa

This recent episode of the Orvis Fly Fishing Podcast sees Tom Rosenbauer sitting down with fly tier Tim Cammisa to talk about flies. Specifically, they discuss why we start to modify or change flies, and which fly patterns are "untouchable." It's an interesting discussion that'll get the attention of anyone spending more time at the vise than on the river...

2022 Stimmie Awards Now Open

Fly Fusion Magazine, in partnership with the International Fly Fishing Film Festival, has launched the 2022 Stimmie Awards. “Building off the current momentum of the International Fly Fishing Film Festival, Stimmie Awards recognize top emerging filmmakers and encourage creative fly-fishing films that celebrate our community,” said Chris Bird, executive...

Salmon Passage Approved on Puget Sound's Green River

As part of the infrastructure law passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden, Puget Sound's Green River will get enough money to construct a fish passage at the Howard Hanson Dam. The fish passage will provide salmon access to over 100 miles of spawning habitat on the upper Green River. Construction on the fish passage started back in 2003, but...