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Fly Fishing

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DRYFT™ Fishing launches first line of Breathable Fishing Waders

Features, Style and Price Bellingham, WA – DRYFT Fishing is officially announcing the release of the first line of technical wading products; The DRYFT S13 Waders (http://dryftfishing.com/waders) that combine top performing features, incredible value and all new style. Performance Enhanced, Value Driven and Stylishly Designed Waders The DRYFT brand is a collision of Function and […]

Betta “Czech Yourself” foo

And then checkout this cool hoodie from Promont Outdoors as well as their super sweet Montana shaped Fly Patches.  Promont Outdoors makes Lifestyle Wear & Innovative Gear for your Outdoor Pursuits. With a nice little lineup of softgoods aimed mostly at the fly fishing crowd Promont Outdoors has my attention.  The strong magnetic closure on the patch […]

Bull trout fly fishing video filmed in the Pacific Northwest

A short video I created from footage shot in the winter of 2011 and early 2012 while fishing for steelhead.

Working on a new project; DRYFT Fishing Gear

On to the point. The main reason I’ve been neglecting to write is that I’ve been spending almost all of my free time working on a new Outdoor fishing gear startup. We’re calling it DRYFT.

Inherent Angler; I finally made up my mind…

I finally made up my mind, and decided to change the name of my blog. I think the name change will be good, for me at least, since I’ve never been satisfied with the “Total Angler” name that I have been using up to this point. In my mind at least, Total Angler can give […]

Skagit River bull trout fly fishing and practicing spey casting

Fishing the Skagit River with local fly fishing guide and outfitter, Ed Megill of Cascades Fly Fishing for bull trout and steelhead.

Freezing guides and a brand new switch rod

The first 10 minutes were great. My new 7 weight St. Croix Imperial Switch cast very nicely, even though it was slightly mismatched with a 425 grain Skagit Flight and a reel that was way too big and heavy to balance properly…

Short video clip of a bull trout fly fishing catch and release

Here is a short video of the catch and release of a small bull trout from earlier this week. It’s actually been snowing in the mountains this week, so between that and the rivers blowing out from heavy rain the fishing has been a little slow lately.

Salmon flesh banquet for trout

Monday morning was spent hiking along the banks of my local river, searching for steelhead and trout. The river has been flooded recently with a deluge of salmon flesh, making light pink and peach dead drifted patterns a good option.

The Chum graveyard

When hiking along the river this weekend I stumbled upon a chum graveyard.