Saturday Shoutout / The Lowcountry

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Once the low country gets under your skin, you’re never the same. This short film by Ryan Griffin features some beautiful footage and great perspective on one of the beautiful places on earth. If you’re intrigued by saltwater marsh and tailing redfish, you’ll relish a few...

Can Fasting Make You A Better Angler?

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Science is finding evidence that the ancient practice of fasting offers a host of mental health benefits. I’m starving. Quite literally. I’ve been on a pretty intense diet recently and as of today have lost 55 pounds in a little over four months. There are many...

Relax, Read the Water and Believe

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Sometimes, wanting too much can get you in trouble on the water. If you set your goals too high and lose sight of the real reason you're out there in the first place (to be blessed with catching a few fish and relaxing), before...

Reece’s Clearwater Crawler

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The Clearwater Crawler provides an anatomically accurate imitation of the prevalent gills found on the abdomen of this class of mayfly nymphs. In addition to this the thorax of this pattern displays a translucent quality seen in the naturals as they carry out their lives...

Keeping Your Head Straight Catches Steelhead

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I just got back from hosting two groups of anglers on this year’s Deschutes River Steelhead Camp. This trip is always a highlight of my year. Because it’s just so much fun and because there is nothing I love more than swinging flies for steelhead. Camping...