johnpetsch

1,502 Flips | 3 Magazines | 3 Likes | 11 Following | 27 Followers | @johnpetsch | Keep up with johnpetsch on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “johnpetsch”

Beginner's Masterclass with Tim Flagler: Episode. 1 Mastering the Half & Half - Fly Tyer

Lefty’s Deceiver and the Clouser Minnow are great flies. When you put them together in a single pattern, they are greater than the sum of their …

Fishing

Potato Chip-Crusted Fried Oysters

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat over high to 360°F.<p>Step 2<p>Meanwhile, stir together flour, salt, and pepper …

Recipes

Here’s how to make P.F. Chang’s lettuce wraps at home

Popular Asian eatery P.F. Chang’s has been celebrating its 25th birthday.<p>The lettuce wraps are arguably one of the most popular and best-loved dishes …

Food

Simple Slow-Cooked Korean Beef Soft Tacos Recipe

"This recipe was handed down to me by a Korean friend. So full of flavor! I wanted to share it with you all. I did tweak it a little to add more …

Recipes

The Flask May Be One of the Most-Used Pieces of Gear

My Southern gentleman upbringing has taught me that 99 percent of the time, having a little booze on your person comes in handy. This makes a flask a very necessary everyday item. You could pretty easily drop a few Benjamins on a flask, but why when you have these excellent options for under</b> …

Camping

10 Best Spyderco Knives | Knife Depot

When Sal and Gail Glesser started a company in the 1970s based around a device called The Portable Hand — which could assist jewelers and other …

Knives

"Bass-Bug Humbug," by William G. Tapply

Written by: William G. Tapply<p>“It is with some degree of trepidation that I approach the subject of artificial flies [for bass],” wrote James A. …

Fishing

Orvis Fly Fishing

In his latest product review, Hank Patterson - Your Fly Fishing Guide puts the new Orvis Ultralight Waders through their paces. Warning: things get …

Letter of Recommendation: Urban Fly-Fishing

I’ve been described by a few mental-health professionals over the years as having obsessive tendencies. I never exactly doubted the assessment, but I also never really understood it until I started fly-fishing. My dad tried to get me into the sport when I was younger, but my teenage brain deplored …

Fly Fishing

How to Properly Pinch the Barb on a Fly Hook

Did you ever pinch the barb on a fly, but when you catch a fish and go to remove the hook, it doesn’t slide out easily? “Gee,” you might say. “I’m …

Fishing

Photos and Story: Learning the Ropes in Yellowstone

Written by: Will Bayha<p>When I first heard about the Orvis 50/50 On the Water campaign, I loved the idea to inspire and celebrate women in fly fishing. …

Fishing

5 fly casting tips

In the process of teaching fly casting, certain faults of technique show up regularly among my students. In the notes I send to each student after a …

Fishing

Master Class Monday: How to Fish Small Dry Flies in Low Light

Most people have enough trouble fishing small dry flies without the added complication of gathering darkness. But trout often feed on small flies at …

Fishing

7 best mountain biking destinations in the U.S.

When the snow melts at top ski resorts, miles of world-class, wildflower-lined mountain biking trails are revealed. Mountain biking at ski resorts …

Mountain Biking

Korean Fried Chicken

From:<p>Level: Easy<p>Total: 1 hr<br>• Active: 1 hr<p>Yield: 4 to 6 servings<p>3 pounds chicken drumsticks or split wings (tips removed)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Recipes

Tenacious Tape is the Best Gear Repair Tool Out There

My job has me taking on a lot of adventures with steep learning curves. For example, my first mixed climbing outing was on a trip in Chamonix, France, in the winter of 2012. I was just getting my feet under me using crampons on rock when a guide asked me about my experience with exposure to big …

Repairs

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 08.03.18

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos …

Fly Fishing

Painkiller

What do you get when you mix one secretive restaurant owner and barmaid, a Pusser’s rum founder, and a drink blending competition? A nutmeg-freckled …

British Virgin Islands

Grapefruit-Rosemary Mimosas

Before you gather your brunch crew to do the requisite “cheers” Boomerang, keep an eye on those with this pretty-in-pink mimosa. Before the ‘gram app …

Brunch

Hawaiian Huli-Huli Teriyaki Marinade and Sauce Recipe

Clearly a pioneer in the concept of branding, Morgado knew that he couldn't just call his dish "teriyaki chicken". He needed a unique name for his …

These Cauliflower, Bacon, And Cheese Fritters Are the Low-Carb Snack Your Next Party Needs

Need to make a quick, healthy, and delicious snack for your next girls night in? Then we've got just the thing for you — and don't worry, it's much …

How To Make the Best Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Tender, flaky salmon drenched in garlic butter is, hands-down, the best thing to cook on your grill this summer. It's exactly what you need to break …

Recipes

The Best-Ever Crab Cakes

Step 1<p>Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a bowl. Gently stir in crab, panko, and parsley. Shape mixture into 12 (3-inch) patties, pressing gently …

Recipes

Best Affordable All-Inclusive Resorts

1 of 10<p>Azul Beach Hotel, by Karisma, Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Meliá Caribe Tropical Punta Cana, Dominican Republic<p>3 of 10<p>Divi …

Los Cabos

Costa Behind The Guides: Mike Schultz

Check out the latest installment of <i>Costa Behind the Guides</i> presented by Costa Sunglasses. The flylords team was lucky enough to catch up with Mike …

Fishing

How to Set up the Ultimate Fly Tying Den

Having a dedicated fly tying space is critical for taking your tying skills to the next level.<p>If you always have to set up and break down your fly …

Fishing

Long Summer Days - Gates Au Sable Lodge

It begins with a decision this time of year: olives, night fishing, or bass bugging? I’d done the olives the night before (which, in that case, …

Fishing

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Car Camping Cook Kit

Your camp-chef skills are strong, but you’ve been cooking on the same single-burner backpacking stove for the last decade. It’s time to upgrade your camp cooking kit. Here are our favorite picks, from the chef knife it takes to prep your veggies to the plates that will hold your al fresco …

Camping

First Impressions of Patagonia and Danner’s New Wading Boots

A few months back, a little bird whispered into my ear that Patagonia and Danner were teaming up to release some knock-your-socks-off wading boots. …

Patagonia

Decathlon Gear Now Available Nationwide

Outdoor gear is notoriously expensive. Three-layer waterproof rain shells, puffy coats, and basic two-person tents can run you several hundred dollars. Skis and bikes are often more than ten times that. Now a French company called Decathlon is flipping that paradigm on its head.<p>Decathlon is a …

Backpacking