The late night Hex banter may go like this: "It's on!...it's off! "We need more heat and humidity"... " This damn cold front is screwing the bugs up"...and always the should've been here talk: "had a ton of bugs in the air last night, it got cold too quick tonight", …and as always the "too many … [Read more...] about The Vexing Hex Hatch
It's been another year and episode of climate change 301. Rivers heating up way too early, droughts, crazy disappearance of hatches and of course the plague of cicadas and gypsy moths- apocalyptical eh? Everyone and every predating aquatic beast wants a piece of this big mayfly bug action. Fly … [Read more...] about What Happened to the Gray Drakes?-The Majesty and Travesty in One Year
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!