It's truly amazing that the more you think you have finally figured out shit, the more you realize you dont know shit! This especially applies to the natural world of trout, insects and entomology that forever are evolving and unraveling in more complex ways with climate change. As the elusive … [Read more...] about Noah’s Drakes
Catskill fly fishing
What’s in our Spring Issue of Hallowed Waters-lots to love!
Our new spring issue has 250 pages of luscious content and stunning images celebrating the rite of spring and the annual trout opener that has been celebrated in history and paid homage to in classic writings like in John Voelker's "Trout Madness". We invite you to come and subscribe and see what … [Read more...] about What’s in our Spring Issue of Hallowed Waters-lots to love!
Terrestrials-the Trout Manna from the Sky
( Cover image- A gorgeous brown that engulphed a Morrish hopper on a stunning Wyoming spring creek in the blistering heat for hopper mad Greg Senyo) Many trout anglers look at the dog days of summer with disdain. Gone are the big mayfly hatches of May and June when savage beastly browns, brooks … [Read more...] about Terrestrials-the Trout Manna from the Sky
Trico-licity-The White Curse that’s a Dry Fly Blessing
The early chalk stream English school called the hatch the "white curse". When Halford and G.S. Marryat hung out and fished the hallowed waters of the River Test, they often pulled up chairs by the Ghillie's Huts and told tales of fish lost, fish selective and uncatchable, but always with fine … [Read more...] about Trico-licity-The White Curse that’s a Dry Fly Blessing
Iso Time!-Big Mayflies for Big Trout
(The Compara CDC-Iso Crack is a deadly pattern inspired by Caucci & Nastasi's "Hatches" book. Their Spectrumized Dubbing allows for the incorporation of all the tonal colors in the hue of the complex Isonychia color spectrum. As the CDC reflects the smokiness of the wings perfectly, yet many … [Read more...] about Iso Time!-Big Mayflies for Big Trout
It’s Mayfly time-but why the caddis fuss?
It's mayfly season-right? So our hatch matching attention should be on those amazing, beautiful, and delicate mayflies we have waited all year for. But???...why are those bloody sedges, as the Brit's call them, making such a fuss? The caddis conundrum is a dilemma that has plagued hatch matchers for … [Read more...] about It’s Mayfly time-but why the caddis fuss?