I heard them well before I saw them – big splashy thuds as they launched at the iron bars of their cage, desperately trying to break out of the cunning trap so as to continue their urgent way up the small stream.
Experience trout fishing in crystal clear rivers and magical spring creeks in Northern Patagonia.
The Olympic Peninsula in western Washington is home to big rain, big trees and big fish. Steelhead thrive on rivers like the Sol Duc, Calawah, the Bogachiel, the Hoh, the Queets and the Quinault.
Once upon a time the Irish counties Mayo and Galway were home to renegades and outlaws.
Follow Hans van Klinken to Mongolia to catch lenok, taimen and grayling on his Klinkhamer pattern.
Hans van Klinken travels to the grasslands of Central Asia to look for lenok, grayling and taimen.
When I got the opportunity to join my Malaysian friends Dron and Nick on their trip to fly fish Mongolia, I jumped at it.
Despite being born in an Alpine country I was infected with the saltwater fly fishing virus about two decades ago.
Whatever possesses one to throw themselves through one of nature’s toughest courses?
After nearly 44 years of dry fly fishing for Atlantic salmon I must admit that I did not often write about this wonderful, leaping silver fish or the special flies and techniques that I use to catch them.
On the Western coast of Ireland lies Delphi Lodge. A place of such raw, wild beauty that would make you think you’re in Iceland rather than in Ireland.
In a few rivers of the Balkans swims a fish that only remotely resembles a brown or rainbow trout – the mysterious softmouth trout. Hans van Klinken explores the rare species.
In cards, the Full house is a fist full of Aces and Kings. Fly fishing New Zealand, it’s bringing to hand the meritorious capture of a wiley brown trout and a tempestuous rainbow trout in the same day.
After a slump around the turn of the decade, the waters of the Norwegian Flyfishers Club (NFC) on the famous Gaula river have steadily been on the rise.
Home to the rivers of the Pacific Northwest and the West Coast of Canada, coastal cutthroat can be caught from small mountains streams all the way to the sea.
A few years ago I visited my brother who was studying in England back then. On a night out with his friends I was talking about my passion for fly fishing.
Every year in autumn striped bass flock to the coast of Long Island, NY, in vast numbers and make fly fishermen go crazy.