How to set a fly reel for False Albacore

For us New Englanders, some of the best fishing of the year is just around the corner. False Albacore are showing up in my home waters of Cape Cod as…

Yvon Chouinard Gives Patagonia (Literally)

Image from Patagonia.com Yvon Chouinard has again put his money where his mouth is and donated his entire company. According to the New York Times, “Mr. Chouinard, his wife and…

Hardy publishes the Aydon Rod series

Hardy is adding another collection of fly rods to their already highly regarded offerings. The Aydon will be the brand’s most affordable rod with a starting…

Angler Story of the Week: Alaskan Dolly Varden

“I’ve spent a lot of my life on the water, breaking down and pouring my heart into chasing every species I can afford (or can’t afford) to target. I have…

How To Wire Crystal Soft Hackle – AvidMax Blog

How to connect the Crystal soft clip: Fall is in the air! Fresh morning, black brown and wet flies moving in a good trout flow. This is a fantastic time…

Andy Mill was inducted into the BTT Hall of Fame

Photo from the Mill House Podcast Facebook page Andy Mill has become a household name in the world of fly fishing over the last few decades, and this should come…

Lodge Spotlight: French Creek Sportsmen’s Club

Far from any paved road, down a meandering dirt path that winds parallel to the North Platte River, lies a quaint sportsmen’s paradise that boasts experiences unparalleled by any other…

Basic tips and equipment for turkey hunting on the fly

Have you ever heard the song “You Make Me Wanna Die” by The Shivas? You’ll want to activate that track after your first day chasing the turkey on the beach.…

What should I pack for trout fly fishing? – AvidMax Blog

GET A SMILE! These three words should be the foundation of many outdoor fishing expeditions. When you start fly fishing, someone will inevitably ask, “what should I bring?” a question…

10 steps to make your raft fishing trip more enjoyable

Fly fishing from a raft can be a challenge – from backing the trailer to the ramp, rowing a boat or fishing with people who have never fly fished before.…