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
England's chalk streams
Brown trout (Salmo trutta) are the closest thing in the true fish world that resemble dog behavior other than their cousins Salmo salar and besides mammalian dolphins and orcas. Their intelligence (be carful author!-trout do not poses intelligence but have instinctual behavior) has always baffled … [Read more...] about Anthropomorphisms to Brown Trout?-Drug Junkie Butter!
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?
The dry fly is to fly fishing what the ten commandments are to the bible. It is a religion , a lifestyle and obsession for those fly fishers that have embraced the deeper Zen and karma of our art and craft. Fly fishing; especially the dry fly pursuit, is not just another "action sport" like it is … [Read more...] about Why We Dry Fly-The DNA of Fly Fishing
It’s finally out!...We at Hallowed Waters Journal, along with so many super awesome talented anglers, artists, scientists and just damn good humans, with the help of fish, bugs and the hallowed waters they live in make our new 258 page Mayfly/Spring Silver issue passionate journey of this issue our … [Read more...] about THE NEW MAYFLY/SPRING SILVER ISSUE IS HERE!
It’s only days away!... the new mega-spring issue of Hallowed Waters Journal-it’s our best yet! Over 200 pages and stunning images, fly patterns and the tactical passion and hunt for trout/salmon/steelhead- the way fly fishing journals were meant and used to be! We pride ourselves with knowing we … [Read more...] about THE SPRING ISSUE IS ALMOST HERE!