Another Friday, another Friday Five for you. It’s hard to believe that we’re already moving into July next week, and the temps are going to start feeling like it, too. Grab your favorite morning beverage and enjoy!
The Old Fart Bar (Hatch Magazine)
This short piece pretty accurately describes a place you might find wherever you’re fishing (in this case the Gulf Coast). It’s one of those places “where you’re a stranger for as long as it takes you to sit at the bar.”
10 Tips for Spotting Permit (Gink & Gasoline)
Not fishing for permit anytime soon? That’s okay – these tips are still helpful. Just sub out the things specific to permit and insert distinctive features about the fish you’re after, and you’ll probably find it helpful.
The Wisco Cisco Smallmouth Fly (Tight Lines Fly Shop)
Kyle Zempel demonstrates how to tie a baitfish pattern called the Wisco Cisco.
Mixed Media (Fly Fish Ohio)
This is a cool-looking fly pattern for warmwater species that imitates a crayfish (or a jig and pig, depending on how you look at it).
Fly Fishing for Lemon Sharks (Moldy Chum)
You can’t tell me this doesn’t look like fun. Favorite line in the film? It’s a toss-up between “Let’s shake and bake” and, “This reel is actually hot.”