After a surprise layoff, Matt Labash writes about dealing with unemployment in this recent essay. “I decided that in order to put my life back together, I’d need to put my head back together first. And in my experience, the water is the best place, maybe the only place, to do so.” Read “Unemployed Fishing” via The Drake.
"Anything's possible at Christmas, Harry. You might catch a fish." That's just one of the bits of humor in this 5-minute "Christmas Extravaganza" from Hank Patterson and crew.
The “salmon cannon” designed by Whooshh Innovations to help move fish over dams is "explained" on “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver--complete with his humorous perspective.
Mixed-media artist Jan Flanigan creates “Fly Town Comics,” a series of unique comic pieces made with original drawings and dead flies. “When you put them in human situations they have real character,” says Flanigan. Read more in the press release below. Retiree Makes Quirky Comics Out Of Fly Corpses Fresno, CA—Ms. Flanigan is the artist behind Fly...
Hank Patterson is back on the river in this film short, where he shares always amusing tips and tricks for nymphing.
Researchers have just released significant new data on the potential impact of fly fishing on human sexual behavior. As Scott Bowen writes in his MidCurrent exclusive report, the results are somewhat surprising and may arouse further research. The Federal Institute of Human Sexuality and Sexual Health (FIHSSH) surveyed 2 million American fly fishers...
In a new series from expert fishing guide Hank Patterson, your pressing questions are answered. This first installment of “What Would Hank Do?” addresses the issue of salmon limits and grizzly bears in Alaska, among others.
In a fertile valley and perfect location, Derek Grzelewski recounts a day on the Motueka River, where even an encounter with an inconsiderate angler cannot steal the show: for “the dream was not shattered, just foreshortened,” Grzelewski writes in his most recent MidCurrent column. "There was another half an hour of daylight left.”
No gold bullion or 401K plan required, says expert guide Hank Patterson as he details the essential items for a beginning fly fisher. And yet things are not as simple as they look from the outset, as you'll find in this film short.
This year’s Orvis Rendezvous in Missoula, Montana, features a highly acclaimed guest speaker: fly fishing film maker (and humorist) Hank Patterson, who gives a preview with some tips and tricks of the trade in this film short.