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.
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...
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...
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.
In a recent column for Artful Living, David Coggins lays out the reasons why any fly angler should make the trip to Patagonia at least once. You can read it here.
If you're looking for a travel destination for next summer the whole family will enjoy, you should consider Sun Valley. This story from Travel and Leisure highlights all the activities you can do in Sun Valley, Idaho - including fly fishing. Read the story here.
In this post for the Orvis blog, Steve McLaughlin and Randy Hanner share a story about discovering the magic of Christmas Island. Located 1200 miles south of Honolulu, it's a fishing paradise for anyone ambitious enough to make the trek there. Read the story here.
If you're looking for a new-to-you river to put on the must-fish list, then you need to read this story about the Kootenai River. It's an incredible, under-utilized fishery in Northern Montana, full of feisty trout. Chris Hunt does a great job of taking the reader along for the ride on the Kootenai in this piece for Hatch Magazine. Give the story a read...
In this thoughtful, well-done piece by April Vokey over in Fly Fisherman Magazine, we're treated the story of Felix Borenstein. He owns the Owens River Lodge on New Zealand's South Island, but the story of how he got the lodge and his start in fly fishing is worth reading. You can find it here.
If you've ever been interested in fishing Washington's Yakima River, this story by Rick Rosner is for you. He details why the Yakima is a blue-ribbon fishery, and highlights some of the fishing on a new stretch that was acquired by the Western Rivers Conservancy. Read the story here.