The ARRIVAL from Umpqua Films on Vimeo. Every so often we get some new gear in the shop that gets us all excited and "a buzz". The arrival of the new line of packs and bags from Umpqua Feather Merchants was one of those moments. While not anything that is revolutionary to the fly fishing industry, these packs do elevate the level of ingenuity, quality and general appeal that will have other bag manufactures following suit with exciting new offerings. This is the kind of...
We were able to catch up with Cody Hoekelberg as he was stockpiling warm weather gear and MOW tips in preparation for his trip up to BC with steelheading phenom April Vokey for a week on the Fraser River. We talked about the allure of steelhead, the lyrics of “Oh Canada”, and Cody’s strategy to keep warm north of the 49th parallel.
Here’s a great video that shows permit being tagged for research and protection purposes courtesy of our friends at F3T and the folks down at World Angling. For more on permit tagging, check out Project Permit, a conservation project sponsored by Costa Sunglasses. Enjoy.
If you need to escape reality for a while, here is a great way to do it. This video is courtesy of our friends at Catch Magazine.
March is here and Trout’s Fly Fishing has an action packed list of customer events and educational classes to choose from. From tying flies to photography... from great classroom tutorials to on-stream clinics - find a class that’s right for you before the fly fishing season heats up.
What does my salt water future hold? Better ask the Magic 8 Ball.
Simply put, when your wife asks you to plan a fly fishing trip to a flats fishing lodge, your response should be simple and concise: 'yes, when and where?' In my case, the when was the first week of February, and the where was The Grand Slam Lodge. Here's the quick break down: we spent days one and two getting our feet wet with some bonefish and snook. Days three and four I was given the opportunity to chase permit while Whitney worked on her tan, and day five...
Do you want to take fly fishing photos like a pro this spring and summer? Come join Trout's and Tim Romano on March 14th at 6:00pm on the second floor of the shop. Tim will present a free clinic to help improve your on-the-water shooting strategy and photography tactics. In addition to Tim, Trout's will have a Yeti Cooler packed with Oskar Blues beer and everyone who attends will be entered to win a Tim Romano print.