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Podcast Episode: Joe Brooks on Wet Fly Swing

In this episode of the Wet Fly Swing podcast, host Dave Stewart talks with Joe Brooks, producer of the recent documentary about the legendary angler of the same name, Joe Brooks, who was his grandfather’s brother. “We find out how the late great Joe Brooks fell from grace to live on the streets but pulled himself out of the gutter to become one of the...

A Tribute to Frank and Jeanne Moore

A GoFundMe campaign has been created to support the craft and installation of a handcrafted, custom bench along Steamboat Creek in tribute to Frank and Jeanne Moore, and to celebrate and commemorate the recent successful passage of the public lands bill that includes The Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary. The bench will “honor the decades...

Travel Gear for Journalist David E. Sanger Includes Fly Rod

David E. Sanger, a national security correspondent for The New York Times, reflects on the technological leaps in journalism from when he started at The Times in 1982 to today. He also talks about the gear he always travels with, including “a seven-piece, four-weight fly rod that breaks down to fit in a tube under a foot long,” he says. “When the...

Podcast Episode: Brett Seng on Anchored

Brett Seng is an accomplished photographer and has worn many hats in his career in the outdoor industry, from fly fishing guide to app creator. In this episode of Anchored with April Vokey, he sits down for a conversation about “career choices, inspiration in the outdoors, and the modern-day pressures of killing animals and catching fish for public...

Jim Harrison's Memorial Dinner

After Jim Harrison’s death, his closest friends and family members gathered for a farewell dinner for the beloved author, “whose ravenous love of the earth was equaled only by his ability to articulate such affection in his books,” writes Chris Dombrowski. Read more about Harrison’s memorial dinner, including recipes, via Outside Online.

Fighting Sexism on the Water

In this recent article, Chris Sayer profiles female fly fishing guides Rachel Therkildsen and Emily Dmohowski and their experiences working as a female fly fishing guides. The historically narrow demographic “produced a private-club mentality where these older guys felt like it was their sport, their water,” she says. “You’d hear them talk about how...

Women Revolutionizing the World of Fly Fishing

At first glance, fly fishing may look like a male dominated sport. But women are making great strides, building on the history of great female anglers like Joan Wulff. In this article from Blue Ridge Outdoors, learn about “Six Women Who Are Revolutionizing the World of Fly Fishing.”

Alice Owsley Joins Scientific Anglers Pro Team

Scientific Anglers has announced the welcome of Alice Owsley to their Pro Ambassador team. Owsley “leads by example and we cannot get a better person to join our elite team of ambassadors and represent our brand at the highest level,” says Jeffrey McGowan, National Sales Manager for Scientific Anglers. Read more in the press release below. Alice Owsley...

Podcast: Wet Fly Swing Interviews Tom Rosenbauer

Wet Fly Swing's Dave Stewart chats with author and resident Orvis fly fishing expert Tom Rosenbauer and talks about the story behind Orvis, fly fishing tips & tricks and common questions.

Podcast: Baltimore Magazine Tribute to Lefty Kreh

Lifelong Maryland resident Lefty Kreh passed away last March at the age of 93, but he spent his long, exciting life changing the face of fly-fishing as we know it, transforming a storied but staid sport into an approachable art form for both men and women. Tony and Dee Tochterman of Tochterman’s Fishing Tackle and Candy Thompson, formerly of the Baltimore...