Trout Fisherman News Round-up

By Trout Fisherman | The pick of what's new - curated by 'Trout Fisherman' magazine (about.me/trout.fisherman)

Unexpected Journey

COMPARED TO THE INITIAL REPORT, our weather wasn't looking so bad. Wind was steady at eight or nine knots out of the northwest, pushing temps down to …

Twenty Five Years, Possibly with Power to Add More

This week saw me successfully complete forty nine years on this earth and the twenty fifth anniversary of my employment in my current position. It’s …

Seven per cent salmon slump on River Tweed

SALMON catches on River Tweed and its tributaries fell by seven per cent last year.<p>A total of 7,680 fish were taken by rod and line during the 2016 …

South Island New Zealand - a fisherman's utopia

MY erstwhile globe-trotting friend, the Professor (aka Chris Paris), has been at his dastardly work again in trying to make me envious of another of …

Calls for fish farm to be moved from Highland loch

A salmon farm in the northwest Highlands should be shut down to protect wild fish, according to conservationists.

Fisheries

LNG plants do kill salmon, Russian scientists warn BC

A BC sockeye salmon spawning (Stan Probocsz/Watershed Watch)<p>The red flags keep popping up for BC’s vaunted LNG plans. Last week, Shell became the …

Environment

Laser-firing underwater drones protect Norway’s salmon supply by incinerating lice

Currently being employed in the North Sea fjords in Norway, a smart underwater drone has been deployed to fire highly targeted laser blasts to help …

83-Pound Lake Trout that Would’ve Smashed the World Record

The rod-and-reel world record for lake trout is 72 pounds and was caught in 1995 on Great Bear Lake in Northwest Territories. So it should come as no …

Vintage Fishing Tackle | Get Your Old Tackle Out!

Want to know what your old antique tackle’s Worth?<p>Want to start your own vintage fishing tackle collection?<p>Then read the article and watch the videos …

Fishing

Eaten Alive: End of an Era

Fried Coconut Salmon with Napa Cabbage

Ketogenic low carbKetogenic low carb77% Fat19% Protein3% Carbs4 g carbs / serving Easy 10 + 20 m10 minutes preparation20 minutes cooking time<p>Pieces …

Cooking

Ban on polluting pesticide dropped after complaint from fish farmers

<b>The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) secretly ditched a plan to ban a toxic pesticide contaminating sea lochs and killing wildlife after</b> …

Environment

4 Excuses for Not Fly Fishing That You Can’t Use Anymore

<i>If you aren’t fly fishing for one of these reasons, it’s time to change.</i>Frankly, you probably don’t have a good excuse for not fly fishing. Unless …

Fishing

'Remarkable' 6th Century Severn fishery rights for sale

<b>Rights to fish a section of the River Severn which date back to the 6th Century are up for sale.</b><p>The Free Fishery of the Severn belonged to the ancient Welsh kings of Glamorgan and Gwent, and stretch three miles (4.8km) from the river bank in Newport to Portishead, near Bristol.<p>The fishery is being …

Fishing

Graphite VS Fiberglass With Tim Rajeff

What’s the difference between graphite and fiberglass fly rods?<p>Most fly rods, these days, are made of carbon fiber but a generation ago fiberglass …

Fishing

Intro to wet flies and beyond : Essential reading from Sylvester Nemes and Dave Hughes

If you want to learn how to tie and fish wet flies, soft hackles, and fuzzy nymphs for trout, you can start by reading <i>The Soft-Hackled Fly and Tiny</i> …

Fishing

Snowy Weather Streamers

Go deep with big patterns to warm up your winter fishing.<p>[<i>by Jason Randall</i>]<p>IT USUALLY HITS ME SOMETIME IN MID JANUARY—after the Rose Bowl but before …

Fishing

The Straight Scoop on Fly Tying Dubbing with Kelly Galloup

What Hooks To Use When Tying Different Flies

Fly tying is the perfect blend of art and science; both feeling and careful technique. My buddy Pat Cohen, professional fly tyer and master of all …

Fishing

Hardy Demon Smuggler Fly Rod Review - 6 Piece

How to Fish Undercut Banks Advanced Fly Fishing

6 Fly Fishing Myths Debunked

Fly fishing myths are steeped in tradition and secrecy stirred together in a small pot of self-righteousness. Between the superstitions and …

Fishing

4 Fly Fishing Essentials You Can’t Leave Behind

Many new anglers set out with their minds set on the gear they’ll want. However, sometimes it takes a bit of time to learn what they really need. …

Total MK

The Parks Trust has partnered with the Environment Agency and Wild Trout Trust to create a 30 metre long refuge (back water) for fish along the River …

Fish

Catch and release: a little perspective goes a long way

The catch and release movement has grown considerably over the last few decades. Initiative like #keepemwet and others have done incredibly well at …

Fishing

3 Bad Habits That Lose Big Fish

Photos by Louis Cahill<p>By Louis Cahill<p>Tired of hooking big fish just to lose them in the fight?<p>This came up the other day when I was fishing with a …

Fishing

Fly Fishing Offshore Weed Lines

How Fly-Rodders Find and Fish Sargassum Lines and Patches for Bluewater Pelagics<p>When it comes to fishing, I love it all. Be it giant bluefin tuna on …

Fishing

Patagonia Releases Sleeping Bag

Home <b>›</b> gear <b>›</b> <b>Patagonia Releases Sleeping Bag</b><p><i>on</i> March 10, 2017 • ( 0 )<p>From Patagonia:<p>VENTURA, California – Patagonia’s new 850 Down Sleeping Bag is …

Patagonia

The 6 Fly Tyers You’ll Meet At Your Local Tying Night

Just like the many anglers you’ll meet on the water, you’re bound to rub elbows with plenty of interesting characters at your local tying night. If …

Fishing