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North Platte River Headwaters

Mention the North Platte, and most folks think of the Miracle Mile and Gray Reef sections in Wyoming, famous for their enormous trout. But the headwaters of the North Platte, on the Colorado-Wyoming border, are among some of the best trout fisheries in the country. In this story by Jonathan Lee Wright in Fly Fisherman Magazine, you're along for a journey...

Turneffe Atoll Open with Covid Precautions

The Washington Post recently did a profile on the fly fishing down at Turneffe Atoll, the second-longest barrier reef in the world. The atoll is open for fly fishing, with covid precautions in place. You can learn more about the atoll here.

A Montana Sampler

This is an interesting story from the staff of Montana Angler, and published over on the Orvis blog. It's about 5 unique Montana fisheries that you can fish within 5 days. If you've been trying to plan a trip to Big Sky Country, but weren't sure where to start, this is a great resource. Read it in full here.

Winter Fly Fishing in South Dakota

Kevin Woster, of the Rapid City Journal, penned a great piece about the fly fishing in South Dakota during winter. As an avid fan of winter fly angling myself, I really appreciated the angle with which Woster approached this story. And, he highlights a local fly shop in Rapid City, South Dakota, as well - something else I can get behind. Read all of...

Fly Fishing in Tasmania

If you've ever thought about heading Down Under for some fly fishing, you probably haven't thought about hitting up Tasmania. According to a press release from a Tasmanian official, the state of Australia is launching a big campaign to try and get anglers - specifically fly anglers - to come visit the island. You can discover more about fly fishing in...

The Story Behind Jurassic Lake

By now, everyone has heard of Jurassic Lake in Argentina. It's the premier place for catching giant rainbow trout in South America, and perhaps the world. But it's a relatively new fishery, and the story of how it got started is fascinating. Ross Purnell, over at Fly Fisherman Magazine, does a great job of telling that story. You can read it in full here.

DIY Bahamas Bonefish With the Family

Getting out after fish in far-flung locations is what most anglers dream of. The good news is that a lot of these places - like the Bahamas - are also ideal vacation spots for families. So if you're an angler with a spouse and kids, is it possible to travel to the Gulf of Mexico, Hawaii, Belize, or the Bahamas and still get in some great fly fishing without...

5 Great Small Streams in Yellowstone

Chris Hunt knows Yellowstone well, and his recent piece in Hatch Magazine shares a bit of his knowledge of small streams within the park. Hunt is a fellow small-stream lover like myself, and I thoroughly enjoyed this piece. Read it in full here.

Tigerfish 101

To kick off your week, don't miss this awesome story from Jonathan Boulton in Hatch Magazine. The story details one of the most unique fisheries on earth. In the Okavango Delta, in Africa, fly anglers are finding increasingly great success chasing tigerfish. These fish are the stuff of legend - or nightmares - and deserve a spot on any angler's bucket...

Patagonia: Fly Fishing Middle-Earth

"Extending across Argentina and Chile, Patagonia offers blue-ribbon angling on both sides of the border. I chose to fish on the Chilean side, in the Aysen region, near the city of Coyhaique. That area is known for its combination of rivers and lakes, and is generally less windy than other parts of Patagonia (wind is kryptonite to a fly-fisher)." Jon Gluck...