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 started! Those magnificent and perhaps most delicate and beautiful of all the mayflies have begun their evening dance. In the words of Ernest Schwiebert, whose artistic and analytical prose aligned and complimented so perfectly with the bold and adventurous Chicago born icon who visited the … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Sulphur Primer
The pinnacle of the trout/salmon/steelhead fly fishing experience has always revolved around the stream and river experience. But it is rather ironic that we focus and chase the migratory salmonids in areas like rivers and streams where they actually are not at their most aggressive and predatory … [Read more...] about Surfing Up Salmonids-Fresh Spring Chrome on the Hunt
There is noting finer, nothing more sporting ,or more serenely classic in fly fishing than the merry month of May and its sulfur mayflies hatching. To watch those amazing yellow sailboats float down a trout stream and watch a wild trout gulp them is a sight for the soul. And to see those yellow … [Read more...] about It’s that Magic Hatch Time-Sulfurs!
In this new spring issue of Hallowed Waters Journal, we dive deep into every facet of fishing the tiny little jewels we call trout creeks/brooks, in our piece " Bushwhacking the Tiny Jewels". Most of our addiction and love for trout on the fly came form the joys of small trout streams and many have … [Read more...] about The Charms of Small Trout Streams
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!