Saturday Shoutout / Behind Hank

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I never get tired of Hank Paterson, your fly fishing guide. Everyone knows Hank, but far fewer folks know Travis Swartz, the real guy behind the world’s foremost fly fishing expert. That’s a shame, because he’s a brilliant guy and pretty damned interesting. Elliott Adler, of...



Saturday Shoutout / 50/50 Video

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I absolutely love this video and I love Orvis for making it. It’s not common, especially these days, to find a company that steps up and take risks just to do what’s right. Let alone one willing to make public the worst feedback they receive from...



The Drum Major Instinct

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By Louis Cahill I challenge you, no I dare you, to listen to this recording. On the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, I decided to spend some time listening to old recordings of him speaking. The last thing I expected to hear was Dr....



Saturday Shoutout / The Sexualization of Fly Fishing

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By Justin Pickett I RECENTLY CAUGHT A GREAT PODCAST FROM THE BARBLESS PODCAST THAT WAS AIRED JUST A HANDFUL OF DAYS AGO. The subject matter during the conversation, hosted by Chad Alderson and Nick Hanna, was centered on the ever-growing social media accounts, posts, videos, and images...



Sunday Classic / The Thrill that Comes From the Unknown

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If you ask me, I think the surprise factor in fly fishing is underrated. Most of us choose to spend our time preparing and planning out every single detail of our fly fishing trips, so we can eliminate it. We spend hours tying recommended flies,...