Coffee is my morning beverage of choice. What’s yours? Whatever it is, savor it while checking out these articles, videos, and a podcast.
Podcast: Fly Fishing the Bahamas, with Chris Dombrowski (Orvis Fly Fishing)
From Tom Rosenbauer’s intro to the podcast: “This week, I interview Chris Dombrowski, author, poet, and fishing guide. Chris’s book Body of Water is one of my favorite fly-fishing books–even though it is more about people than fishing. Learn how a guy with the rough hands of a fishing guide and the soul of a poet thinks about our crazy world.” Note: Body of Water really is a great book – I devoured it the week I got it.
The Spring issue of SCOF went live on Monday – check it out!
Vise Feature: Matt Bennett & the Lunch Money (Trouts Fly Fishing)
Not all streamers have to be big and/or articulated (but they’re fun to throw!). Here’s a good, trout-sized streamer pattern developed by Matt Bennett that has (to date) caught 17 species of fish.
The France Fly Fly Tying Tutorial (Tactical Fly Fisher)
This is a pattern developed by former youth world fly fishing champion Hunter Hoffman. Like other patterns from the competitive fly fishing realm, it’s simple and effective.
Guide Fly #1 Video (The Midwest Drift)
This is a simple and effective pattern that can be tied in any number of sizes to go after bass, panfish, carp, or other species.