Forks is a scruffy town of 3,800 people named for three steelhead fly fishing rivers which join outside town: the Sol Duc, the Calawah and the Bogachiel.
Produced by Yvon Chouinard the film addresses wild fish, wild rivers and habitat destruction by fish farms.
Every time I walk into a fly shop I am magically attracted by the shelves of flies that are the backbone of a legitimate fly fishing store.
I own a 7 foot, 5 weight bamboo fly rod made by Anacortes, WA, rodmaker Tom Fulk. The rod is a lovely dark honey color with Tom’s characteristic red wrap scheme.
As winter drags on here in my northern clime, I increasingly find my thoughts drifting as I long for the warmer days ahead.
You’ve seen pictures of big pacific salmon in sports magazines. Chinook salmon can hit 20-40 lbs.
Renato Vitalini lives in the small Swiss mountain town of Scuol. During the day he runs a hotel. In his spare time he builds some of the most colorful custom fly rods.
Iceland’s famously pristine waters and marine life, among them wild salmon stocks, are at risk from open net pen farming.
Patagonia’s CEO, Rose Marcario, said the money will help to “protect air, land and water and to find solutions to the climate crisis.”
Christopher Rownes’ passion in life is movement. As a contemporary dance teacher and world class fly fishing instructor he teaches his students the finesse of movement.
The Catskill Mountains, about 100 miles north of New York City, have a long tradition of fly fishing.