Rocky Mountain National Park Hosting Fly Fishing Event

Rocky Mountain National Park is hosting "Fly Fishing in the Rockies" in conjunction with the National Sports Center for the Disabled. This event will happen on Tuesday, August 16, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Holzwarth Historic Site. It's a one-day event that features free fly fishing workshops for those with permanent disabilities. You can find more details...

Deschutes River Open for Summer Fishing

The Deschutes River in Oregon will open under "normal permanent regulations" starting August 15, from Moody Rapids upstream to Pelton Dam, per the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). Earlier this year, ODFW closed fishing from June 1 - to August 15 on the Deschutes due to "critically low returns in steelhead." As summer has gone on, ODFW has...

USA Takes Gold at World Fly Fishing Championships

The United States Fly Fishing Team took home the gold medal at the most recent World Fly Fishing Championships, held in Trentino, Italy. The US beat Italy and Belgium, who finished second and third, respectively. You can view more data about the Championships here.

Hoot Owl Restrictions on Madison River

The Madison River is now under "Hoot Owl" restrictions from the Warm Springs boat launch to the confluence with the Jefferson River. Hoot Owl restrictions prohibit fishing from 2 p.m. to midnight, when water is at its warmest and potentially lethal for trout that. You can read more about the restrictions here.

Sanibel Fly Outfitters Opens in Florida

Whitney Jones, a local angler and guide in the Sanibel Island, Florida, area, just opened a new fly shop - Sanibel Fly Outfitters. The shop is a continuation of the legacy of local fly fishing guru Norm Ziegler, and has the largest selection of fly fishing tackle in a 50-mile radius. The shop's guides cover ground from Boca Grande to Key West. You can learn...

No Fish Dry July Launches Again

Keep Fish Wet, along with Ten and Two Co., have launched the second iteration of No Fish Dry July. Last year, Keep Fish Wet hosted No Fish Dry July in an effort to educate anglers about the importance of not taking fish out of water for pictures. Instead, Keep Fish Wet promoted pictures of fishing without fish featured prominently in them. A full press...

Dylan Tomine to Visit Sun Valley

Dylan Tomine, author of the new book Headwaters, is visiting the Community Library in Sun Valley, Idaho, on June 23 at 7:00 p.m., to discuss his book and all things fly fishing. Tomine is currently touring through the Mountain West with his book. You can get details on the Sun Valley event here, and other readings here.

Podcast: Improve Your Nymph Fishing

Tom Rosenbauer sat down with Ben Sittig to talk about how to improve your nymph fishing by ditching bobbers. It's a great chat, and you can listen to the show here.

Lahontan Cutthroat Stocked in Lake Tahoe

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the stocking of 100,000 Lahontan cutthroat into Lake Tahoe this summer. The stocking of these fish into Lake Tahoe could theoretically create another bastion of genetically pure fish, although there's risk of hybridization with the rainbow trout currently inhabiting the lake. You can read more about...

Montana Towns Suffer from Catastrophic Flooding

Towns along the Yellowstone River in southern Montana are experiencing extreme hardship due to the flooding that started in Yellowstone National Park. Gardiner, Montana suffered the loss of at least one home, featured in a viral video you can see below. Dramatic footage captured the moment a house falls into the Yellowstone River and was carried away in...