Orvis Appoints Simon Perkins President

Orvis, the family-owned outdoor retailer, announces the appointment of Simon Perkins to president, effective immediately. Perkins will assume full strategic and operational leadership of the company as president, and is the third generation of the Perkins family to lead Orvis since 1965. Outgoing president/CEO Bill McLaughlin, who has worked closely with...

The March Brown and Gray Fox

The River Reporter is quickly becoming a favorite publication of mine, thanks to some truly insightful work like this recent piece on the March Brown and Gray Fox mayflies. Tony Bonavist sheds some light on apparent confusion between the two mayflies in his most recent piece. Give it a read here.

Fly Fishing Show Launches YouTube Channel

The Fly Fishing Show has launched a new program of 100% fly-fishing ideas, news, interviews, products and destinations recorded live through Zoom, announced Ben Furimsky, President and CEO.   Live Zoom sessions can be viewed through the Fly Fishing Show’s Facebook page. Archived material may be viewed through the Fly Fishing Show’s social media...

Get Your Gear Ready for Trout Season

In Chris Hunt's latest piece for Hatch Magazine, he offers up a must-read checklist of ways to ensure you're ready for trout fishing in the Rockies. Chris and I share a common love for cutthroat, and in particular, the places in which they live. But there's no sense in heading into the high country without your gear in working order. With runoff...

Scud Patterns for Trout

Whenever Pat Dorsey talks fly patterns, the angling world listens. With spring runoff underway, lots of us need what he's recently said in Fly Fisherman Magazine about scud patterns for trout. Give the piece a read and add some of Dorsey's patterns to your box this spring. Nymphs are the name of the game right now, and I haven't met a trout yet that...

Tailgate Talk with Loon Outdoors - Setting Up a Nymph Rig

Catching fish sub-surface is the name of the game right now with runoff around the corner, so learn how to properly set-up your nymph rig and why it matters in this edition of Tailgate Talk.

Tailgate Talks: Caring for Your Fly Line

In the latest Tailgate Talk from Loon Outdoors, you get some great tips on how to care for and clean your fly line. You can check out the video here.

Podcast: The Articulate Fly with Tom Rosenbauer

Marvin Cash recently sat down with renowned fly fishing legend Tom Rosenbauer. Marvin said that since Tom's been interviewed so often elsewhere, he took a different tack with their discussion - and focused a lot of time on Tom's chocolate making. The interview is worth your time. You can listen to it below.

Problem Child

Charlie Craven's flies are among some of the most innovative patterns available - and for good reason. In this latest piece in Fly Fisherman Magazine, Craven details how to tie his Problem Child nymph. Read the article here.

Casper Fly Shop Streaming Tying Lessons

I love Wyoming - both the empty stretches of prairie, and the people who make up the Cowboy State. This story from Wyoming News Now just makes me love Wyoming that much more. The Ugly Bug Fly Shop, based in Casper, is streaming fly tying lessons for kids during this pandemic. According to the article, the shop has been streaming fly tying videos for years...