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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...

A Canadian Fly Fishing Destination for Giant Pike

Whenever fly fishing shows up in major publications, I feel like it's our job as anglers to read the stories and give them their due. The sport needs our help to continue, after all, and this is one way in which we can contribute. Which is why today I'm sharing this story from Forbes, about a great place in Canada to visit for giant pike. Give this story...

The Taimen of Siberia

Taimen are a fish on my bucket list, and I'm sure just about every other angler has them there, too. Taimen grow to immense sizes - according to Russian folklore, some weigh up to 200 pounds - but for Keith Rose-Innes, all he wanted was a fish over 6 feet long and denting the scales at 100 pounds. The story he wrote about his 17-year trip to find and catch...

5 Large and Unusual Fish to Catch in North America

This article from Gear Junkie is a fun read, especially as angling restrictions are slowly being lifted across the country. After being cooped up for months, who doesn't want to go and have some adventure? This piece details 5 of North America's more unique fish, and where and how to catch them. If you're really looking for something fun to fill your...

The Great Texas Fishing Safari

Texas gets a lot of love as a hunting state, but it's often overlooked for fishing. Wes Ferguson aims to dismantle that myth with his ambitious, sprawling project for Texas Monthly - The Great Texas Fishing Safari. From alligator gar in the Trinity River to trout in the Pecos River, Ferguson gives anglers a bucket list of places to see and visit in the Lone...

State of the Bone

We all know that tarpon are in trouble, especially down in the Gulf of Mexico. But they're not the only prized game fish that's suffering due to over-fishing. According to this article from American Angler, bonefish aren't in great shape, either. Author Chris Santella takes us through the problems facing bonefish, and offers up some tips on how to...

How to Properly Catch and Release a Bonefish

It's that time of year when the cabin fever drives most of us to pine for the warmer months and their accompanying adventures. If you're looking at a trip for bonefish at all this year, you're probably planning it now. That's where this video from the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust - published by Orvis - comes into play. It's a great primer to get you ready...

Fly Fishing on Top of Mount Kenya

Africa is increasingly becoming a popular angling destination - thanks in no small part to the Animal Planet show River Monsters - but this piece from CNN makes Africa seem even more alluring for the weekend angler. It's a bit long, but take the time to watch through this entire video. It's incredible.