Is Fishing The Bahamas Worth It?

Fly fishing can take you to some pretty incredible destinations, and The Bahamas certainly ranks near the top of that list. It's an incredible place to try your hand at catching a variety of fish, including bonefish and permit. But if you decide to make a DIY trip to the Bahamas, is it even worth it? That's the question Ken Baldwin tries to answer in his...

Backcountry Fly Fishing in Yellowstone

Yellowstone is one of the bucket-list locations for most anglers to visit, and for good reason. It's home to some of the sport's most storied rivers, but they can get incredibly crowded during Yellowstone's short fishing season. Enter the park's backcountry. There's more room to explore within Yellowstone than most anglers could ever venture through in a...

Fishing the Continental Divide Trail

The Continental Divide Trail spans over 3,000 miles from Canada to Mexico, and offers incredible fly fishing along its length. Joshua Bergan, over at Fly Fisherman Magazine, wrote an excellent story detailing some of his fishing excursions on this trail this past summer. You can read his story here.

Christmas Island Reopens

For the first time in over three years, Kiritimati - or, as most anglers know it, Christmas Island - is welcoming travelers. Air service to the island has resumed from Fiji and Hawaii. This world-class angling destination is now open to anglers and other tourists. You can read more about the reopening of the island here.

3 Tips for Bad Weather on a Saltwater Trip

Bad weather is a natural part of fly fishing, but it's tough to deal with when it comes up during a bucket list trip. And while bad weather can make the fishing tougher, it usually doesn't make it impossible. That's the gist of what Evan Jones describes in this piece for the Orvis blog, where he hands out three tips to deal with bad weather on saltwater fly...

Connecticut Tailwater Trout

If you're in the northeast and looking for some new-to-you places to explore this year, you need to read this story from Ed Van Put. He gives out some great details on the Farmington River, which make it sound like a must-visit fishery. Read the story here.

Orvis Podcast: Traveling with Fly Fishing Gear

In episode of the Orvis podcast, Tom Rosenbauer sits down with Seth Berger to talk about traveling with fly fishing gear. Seth's job is to visit Orvis-endorsed operations around the world, so he's used to traveling with his fishing gear. He has some great insight that I think a lot of anglers will learn from. You can listen to the podcast here.

Spring Great Lakes Steelhead

Steelhead fishing is often associated with the Pacific Northwest, but that's not the only place to catch these fish. Every year, spring-run steelhead in the Great Lakes offer anglers the chance to experience these fish without the need to travel to far-flung steelhead rivers. Kelly Galloup put together this story on the spring-run steelhead in the Great...

Story: The Kamchatka Steelhead Project

If you've ever had an interest in the steelheading out in Kamchatka, Russia, then you need to read this story from John Sherman in Fly Fisherman Magazine. Sherman had the chance of a lifetime to fish steelhead in Kamchatka with the Kamchatka Steelhead Project, a research initiative to help protect and conserve this valuable resource of fish. You can read...

Winter Trout Fishing in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is hardly the first state you think of when looking for good trout fishing opportunities. This state is known for its bass and crappie fishing, but during winter, there are some fantastic chances to catch big trout on a fly rod, as well. You can read this story from The Oklahoman to learn more about trout fishing here during winter.