As if you didn’t have enough to peruse online already, you can now add Sage to the mega list. Sage Manufacturing officially joined the blog masses today. The site looks fresh and clean, and we’re expecting to see more in the way of original, compelling content down the road. For now you can read about…Details
I sat on the rock edge of a small lake just west of the spine of the continental divide and waited. I knew what was coming. I just didn’t know when—or how long it would last. The cirque hung above my head like a granite crown. It wrapped halfway around the valley floor and stood…Details
With the Standard & Poor downgrading America’s credit rating by a notch last Friday, the subsequent stock market crash has left many a broker in face clutching paralysis.
Can’t get enough drakes? Idaho just got hit with a late-season flock of the big brown ones. Check out the action.
WASHINGTON—Kudos to the United States Congress for finally passing a law that did not result in a massive duck die-off.
My local flyshop is now an empty space with a “For Lease” sign in the window, closed due to competing Internet sales, Wally World, Cabela’s, and a Dick’s. It was the only local place where I could actually talk to someone who fished, fly fished, and gave a damn about the state of fishing in…Details
French artist Christo, famous for draping sheets around and over everything from islands to large buildings such as the German Reichstag, in Berlin, has had his bobby pins and sewing machines set on Colorado’s Arkansas River for more than 16 years. His bitchin’ plan involves suspending shiny fabric atop more than 40 miles of the…Details
Cue the ‘70s porn music because the water is finally dropping and watching fish eat bugs on the surface is dead sexy.
In this totally NSFW K-Swiss promo, Kenny Powers explains the importance of doing shit other sports companies are too pussy to even dream of. We’re waiting to see whether or not wading boot manufacturers will heed the call.
When invasive species proliferate our waters and attack native habitat your best bet is to fight back… with a fork. Mother Nature Network presents “9 weird fish you should be eating”—nonnative gnarlers that include Asian carp, shore crab, mitten crab, lionfish, tilapia, and rusty crawfish. And as for swamp eel? It’s what’s for dinner.
In the unlikely event you missed it, an ExxonMobil pipeline ruptured over the holiday weekend spilling 42,000 gallons of crude into the Yellowstone River, 10 miles west of Billings. Initial findings had the oil traveling 10 miles down river, but newer reports show the slick extending more than 150 miles, pushing toward North Dakota.
ASHLAND—Oregon-based outfitter Ken Morrish’s first job involved working as a salmon tender in Alaska’s Bristol Bay—that was 25 years ago. Here Morrish argues against the proposed Pebble Mine project, an environmental threat with the potential to demolish a fishery and out-of-state jobs.
What do you get when you mix safe sex with with one of flyfishing’s most voracious freshwater predators? Why the Durex condom pike streamer, of course. We’re currently researching a similarly slick carp version for the South Platte.
We’ve spent a lifetime searching for The One and always hoped she might look something like Scarlett. But thanks to Sage we’ve learned it’s instead a fly rod. Shattered dreams? Meh. We should have known better.
Just in time for BBQ season, Brooklyn’s OG hip-hop innovators meet DJ A-Dog mix-a-thon in “The Beastie Boys All Remixed Up”. The free download combines blends of “Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun” over “Day n Nite” and “Root Down” over “Bring the Pain” with interviews and skits from “Hot Sauce Committee Part Two”,…Details
Team Drake Captures TCC Gold So far I’ve spent most of my flyfishing days chasing new experiences and an outdoor esthetic unattainable from within the confines of a cubicle. The competitive spectacle has long occupied the margins of what I consider important to this equation. That is not to say I don’t compete: racing to…Details
For all you Scott heads out there. Felt Soul Media takes us inside the guts of Scott Fly Rods’ Montrose, CO, laboratories for a made in America glimpse at the engineering process and the passionate minds behind their designs.
After eighteen hours of travel I arrive on the shaky, sweaty downside of an extended coffee and doughnut binge. I love travel, the lure of the exotic, broadening your perspective. But sometimes, instead of a welcome transportation to an easy, distant place, where you step off the plane and a bronzed beauty places a lei…Details
For every good shot at a tarpon, permit, or bonefish, there’s a cast-per-hour-of-effort ratio that on most days looks like a line graph of the U.S. economy. Then there are those days that you instantly know you’re losing, like a cold February morning when even the boxfish are lurking deep and you’re just hoping for…Details