Oil Spill in Our Backyard!
The diesel spill in the Millers River this week is a bit of an environmental disaster, and not just because it happened in Thomas & Thomas’s backyard. This spill was more than 6,000 gallons and eventually made its way to the Connecticut River, but through the hard work and[...]Read More
Alternative Species for New Saltwater Anglers
By Joe Dahut Working in a fly shop brings in all walks of anglers, and one of the best feelings is introducing new anglers to the endless possibilities in saltwater fly fishing. It’s a big ocean out there, and opportunities to interact with lesser known, or publicly recognized, species is[...]Read More
Guide Spotlight: Barrett Ames
I guide mostly on the Deschutes river, spring through fall, as well as coastal streams in the winter. The deschutes season starts as a trout fishery for me in the spring and transitions to steelhead trips and camps by mid summer through the fall. I guide almost entirely in[...]Read More
by Mike Lum Late summer; hot, dry, windy. Hatches of mayflies, caddis and stoneflies are mostly a distant memory. For those of us who prefer to watch trout actually eat our flies as opposed to watching a small orange ball, what most western rivers offer in the way of some[...]Read More