Things Worth Reading: 4/28/17

After the first FTVW, we’re now back to our regularly-scheduled programming. Since we posted a number of videos throughout the week, we just have six articles here today. Enjoy “Things Worth Reading” paired with your favorite morning beverage!

The Downstream Fisher Yields to the Upstream Fisher (Troutbitten, Domenick Swentosky)

Fly fishing has some written and unwritten courtesy rules that help everyone on the water. Domenick Swentosky points out one of these in this Troutbitten post on stream etiquette. It’s always good to be reminded on the importance of common courtesy on the stream!

Raising em’ Up Right (Rebekka Redd Fly Fishing)

Ever wanted a good fishing dog? These are some good, practical tips for training a dog to be your fishing companion. Admit it, most of us want a canine companion like that!

Pro Tip: Fishing for Trout Around Objects in the Current (Orvis Fly Fishing)

This is an excerpt from Tom Rosenbauer’s book, Fly Fishing for Trout: The Next Level. There are some helpful illustrations for choosing the best areas to fish around certain objects, and some great things to take note of as well. Definitely worth a read!

A Tight Loop – Spring 2017 Issue (A Tight Loop)

The spring 2017 issue of A Tight Loop magazine has arrived and is ready for your perusal. Within are some interesting articles on social media and fly fishing, new vs. traditional fly patterns, a great steelhead leader, and other things. Check it out.

Ask the Experts: Things You Should Know (Orvis Fly Fishing)

Have you ever wondered what some good, common-sense things are in fly fishing? Not necessarily stream entomology, but line cleaning, casting practice, and the like? In this “Ask the Experts” post, guides across the country weigh in on some practical things all fly fishers should know.

Is Hook-Free Fishing the Next Big Thing? (The Seattle Times)

Well… This one’s just a head-scratcher. Maybe a thought-provoker. Is fishing without hooks still fishing?


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