Consumer Surplus and Fly-Fishing

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By Louis Cahill What would I have to pay you to give up fly-fishing? If you are not familiar with the term consumer surplus, don’t feel bad. It is, to my mind anyway, a pretty esoteric concept, but one which economists hold a lot of stock in. It’s...



Saturday Shoutout / Poncho

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Catching giant steelhead with a pet chicken. The only thing more special than catching a wild steelhead is doing it with the one you love. Sharing the passion with someone special is what fly fishing is all about. It’s a thrill you can feel in your...



Big Salmon and Rock N’ Roll: An Interview With Eric Clapton

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The name Eric Clapton is synonymous with rock and roll, but in certain circles he’s just as well known as a fly angler. Clapton has been fishing his entire life but didn’t get into fly fishing until his status as a rock star was well confirmed....



Saturday Shoutout / Notes From The Road

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If you’ve ever fantasized about hitting the road in a Volkswagen van and fly-fishing your way across the country, this is the film for you. Chase and Aimee Bartee chronicle their trip from Massachusetts to Idaho and back. Fly fishing, camping, #vanlife and #vandeath along the...



Saturday Shoutout / Paul

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If you needed a reason to live, what would it be? For one young man, who faced death not once but twice, it turned out to be fly fishing.  PAUL...